Day: April 1, 2017

Recent Advances in Robotic Bariatric SurgeryRecent Advances in Robotic Bariatric Surgery

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Vice Chair, Dept. of Surgery at Duke University, Dr. Ranjan Sudan shares the benefits of using robotic surgery for his bariatric patients and some of his accomplishments. He cites several different procedures, showing diagrams for each, and explains the usefulness of the robotic procedures. “…It helps you dissect better, it […]

Recent Advances in Medical Discoveries -BIOTECHRecent Advances in Medical Discoveries -BIOTECH

Published on 10 Jul 2016 Subscribe for weekly wacky videos and learn interesting facts about the world with awesome top 10 lists and other amazing videos. 7. Tiny Pacemakers – The first pacemaker was implanted in 1958 and since then the technology has improved in fits and starts. While there hasn’t been much improvement in […]

Recent advances in Information TechnologyRecent advances in Information Technology

Published on 24 May 2016 Speaker: Rico Malvar, Chief Scientist, Microsoft Research In this talk we present an overview of recent developments in information technology, especially in the areas of computer vision, speech and natural language processing, and new computer interfaces, in particular those developed at Microsoft Research. Many of these technologies are the result […]

Recent Advances in Surgical Management of Breast CancerRecent Advances in Surgical Management of Breast Cancer

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Tari A. King, MD, Chief of Breast Surgery, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), describes improvements in surgical options for the management of breast cancer. Innovations include less extensive removal of lymph nodes combined with chemotherapy and radiation therapy to minimize lymphedema. Other advances include the use of radioactive seeds […]