Tag: surgery innovation

Congenital facial palsy

Treatment of facial paralysis (Moebius syndrome) : a rare operation brings a smile back to children

Moebius syndrome is a rare facial paralysis disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis (palsy) of multiple cranial nerves, most often the 6th (abducens) and 7th (facial) nerves. Other cranial nerves are sometimes affected. The disorder is present at birth (congenital)....

/ 19 December 2017
elias sawaya interview hand surgery

Elias Sawaya: “I got trained in Strasbourg by Professor Liverneaux”

For Elias Sawaya, specialized training and top-notch care go hand-in-hand. Dr. Sawaya, a hand surgeon, used Invivox to schedule training with Dr. Philippe Liverneaux, a Professor of Orthopedics and Hand Surgery at the University Hospital of Strasbourg. Sawaya traveled from...

/ 29 December 2016
an american gets training in france

An American in France: Carol’s Surgical Training Experience

Carol, a Fellow specializing in pediatric otolaryngology flew all the way to France for an exceptional and very unique surgical training experience. Although trained in recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation from a leading expert in the field through her rigorous fellowship,...

/ 29 December 2016

Penoplasty: a Growing Trend in Male Cosmetic Surgery

In cosmetic surgery, no area of the body is off limits. Today, more men are willing to go under the knife (or needle) to cosmetically enhance the size of their penis. Phalloplasty, or penis resizing, is one of the newest...

/ 14 December 2016

Our Top 5 TedMed Talks

Staying up-to-date in your field takes time and dedication. If you’re tired of pouring over journal articles, switch gears and watch some of the most engaging TedMed talks of the past few years. Peer-to-Peer Corner has selected five of its...

/ 1 December 2016
spine surgery

Innovations in Spine Surgery: L.E.S. is More

According to experts at the September 2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), “LES is more” when it comes to spine surgery. It’s safer for the patient, speeds recovery time, and is simpler for surgeons to perform. LES, or Less Exposure...

/ 28 October 2016