Keloids are a form of scar tissue that happen when the skin's oil gets into a wound. In this video, I will explain how easily keloids can be removed.
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What types of procedures can be done using minimally invasive surgery?
Examples of procedures that can be done using minimally invasive surgery include laparoscopies, gastric bypass surgery, colectomies, thoracic surgery and esophageal surgery.
In minimally invasive surgery doctors make several small incisions into the body rather than one large opening. A surgeon then inserts a long, thin tube with an attached light and tiny camera called an endoscope into one of the incisions.
The endoscope projects a magnified image of the body area onto a screen so the surgeon can get a close and clear view. The surgeon can then insert other instruments into the other small incisions to explore, remove, or repair the body part.
Is the doctor at the operating table during robotic surgery?
During robotic surgery, the doctor may not be standing at the operating table. As with other types of minimally invasive surgery, in robotic surgery, doctors make only a few small incisions rather than one large incision. In one of the incisions, the surgeon inserts a long, thin tube with an attached light and tiny camera.
The camera projects a magnified image of the inside of the body onto a screen, often making an area easier to view than with traditional open surgery. The doctor then stands at a platform, using a computer to direct precise and accurate movements of instruments attached to a robot.
Because robotic surgery does not require a doctor to stand at an operating table for hours at a time, it can be less fatiguing for the surgeon.
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