Surgery

Hominis surgical robot receives De Novo marketing authorization

March 23, 2021

The privately held medical device firm Memic Innovative Surgery Ltd. announced in early March that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted De Novo marketing authorization for its Hominis, a robot-assisted surgical platform for use in single site, natural orifice laparoscopic-assisted transvaginal benign gynecologic procedures, including benign hysterectomy.

First Enhanced Recovery After Surgery guideline for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

November 23, 2020

The first Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) guideline for standardizing and optimizing perioperative care for women undergoing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) has been published in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Maximizing peer surgical coaching

November 11, 2020

Although peer surgical coaching bolsters surgical education and promotes continuous professional development throughout a surgeon’s career, the reality is that few surgeons apply coaching theory or operationalize the concept of coaching.