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Fully Robotic Whipple Procedure for Severe Pancreas Conditions

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The Whipple procedure, also known as pancreaticoduodenectomy, is a complex surgery performed to treat severe conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancreatic cancer, tumors or certain types of chronic pancreatitis. Recently, advancements in surgical technology have introduced the concept of fully robotic Whipple procedures, offering potential benefits in precision, recovery and patient outcomes, which is… Continue reading

What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Chronic Pancreatitis?

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Chronic pancreatitis is a long-term inflammation of the pancreas, a crucial organ responsible for producing digestive enzymes and insulin. The condition is often progressive, leading to irreversible damage to the pancreas over time. Understanding the causes and symptoms of chronic pancreatitis is essential for early diagnosis and management. Causes of Chronic Pancreatitis There is a… Continue reading

When is Pancreas Surgery Necessary?

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Pancreas surgery, also known as pancreatic surgery, is a complex surgical procedure that involves the removal of all or part of the pancreas. The pancreas is a vital organ that plays a crucial role in the digestive system and the regulation of blood sugar levels. Therefore, it is important to understand the situations when pancreas… Continue reading

5 Benefits of Laparoscopic and Robotic Cancer Surgery

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Cancer surgeries have come a long way since the early days of invasive, open procedures. With advancements in medical technology, we now have the option of laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery. These minimally invasive techniques offer several benefits. Dmitri Alden, MD, FACS, is a renowned specialist in New York in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for… Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Adrenal Cancer

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Adrenal cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the adrenal glands, which are located above the kidneys. The adrenal glands play a significant role in hormone production – if cancer affects the adrenal glands, it can have a drastic impact on hormonal balance and functions throughout the body. Adrenal cancer also is quick… Continue reading

What Robotic Liver Cancer Surgery Means for Patients

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In the city of New York, hope shines bright for patients battling liver cancer, thanks to the remarkable surgical expertise of Dr. Dmitri Alden, MD, FACS. Dr. Alden’s pioneering approach in Robotic Liver Cancer Surgery redefines the cancer treatment landscape, providing new avenues for patients to fight this formidable disease. By harnessing the power of… Continue reading

Advantages of Robotic Colon Cancer Surgery

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When a patient is diagnosed with colon cancer, it can be a very scary time. There are many decisions to make regarding treatment and the best options to rid the body of cancer and achieve remission. One of the most effective options is removing the areas of the colon and rectum that have cancer, as… Continue reading

The Rise of Robotic Colon Cancer Surgery

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The field of robotic colon cancer surgery offers several advantages over traditional procedures. Innovative solutions negate the need for laparoscopic surgeries. With enhanced precision, success rates are often much higher. Reduced invasiveness is another advantage of robotic colon cancer surgery. This type of procedure has revolutionized the field. As a result, patients can look forward… Continue reading

Attention! These Symptoms Could Indicate Colon Cancer

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Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, originates in the colon or rectum. Being aware of the possible symptoms is vital because it is one of the three most prevalent kinds of cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States. Potential Colon Cancer Symptoms Some common symptoms of colon cancer include: Changes in bowel habits: If… Continue reading

Your Choice of Surgeon Matters in Blood Vessel Replacement

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Blood vessels play a crucial role in the human body, carrying blood and oxygen to all body parts. When they become damaged or diseased, they can cause serious health problems. Surgery to replace a blood vessel is a complicated procedure that needs to be done by a skilled and experienced surgeon. What is “Blood Vessel… Continue reading

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