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.

Factors to consider for fertility surgery with endometriosis

November 09, 2020

With patient-centered care being the mantra of 21st-century medicine, the decision to proceed with fertility surgery in women with endometriosis should be based on the individual patient, her reproductive expectations, her specific disease pattern, her support, family network, and available health care resources.