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Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Society of Neurosurgery South Africa will welcome members and participating neurosurgeons to our 27th annual meeting, which will be held in Sun City from the 2 – 5 August 2018. Since partnering with other international societies our meeting has steadily grown and this year together with the Japanese Society of Neurosurgery we are hoping for record attendance. The annual society meeting is the main event in our neurosurgery year and is a time for us to learn, teach and plan how we can improve patient care, our practices and relationships with [...]

July 5th, 2018|

Pain relief from Leica OHX Microscope

2 surgeons perform a 3 hour spinal decompression surgery, it may be a run of the mil operation for these neurosurgeons but a life changing operation for the patient. The patient has been suffering from sever pain in her right leg the surgeons are cutting away the bone over growth from the nerves in a bid to relief the pain. they are using state of the art microscope which has revolutionized micro surgery  the new 3D technology allows a surgeon to look deep in to minute cavities making every single nerve visible, it even highlights cancer cells using florescent [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Dr Mol uses Leica M320 Microscope at Netcare Union and Clinton Hospitals

Efficient clinic and surgery microscope for ENT Leica M320 F12 for ENT The Leica M320 F12 with LED - a highlight for ENT applications. The Leica M320 F12 bundles apochromatic optical quality with cutting-edge LED illumination and high-definition imaging technology. Ease of use and flexible, smooth maneuverability are additional characteristics of this microscope. With the Leica M320 F12, Leica Microsystems has created a new industry standard with a variety of unique benefits for ENT surgeons. Download Brochure Couple of things Dr Mol Likes about the Leica Microscope is: Small head, its not very bulky, nice finishing in terms of very [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Get Your Hip Replacement and Walk the Same Day

John O’Shaugnessy recently did something very special with his five-year-old daughter Aria.  The Calgary dad crouched down and tied the little girl’s first pair of hockey skates. “She just started Timbits hockey,” O’Shaugnessy said. “I’m more excited than she is.” The father-daughter moment was all the more sweet because a year earlier, O’Shaugnessy believes it just would not have been impossible. The 40-year-old had been suffering from hip pain so severe, most activities were off limits. Doctors told him both of his hip joints would need to be replaced. “I had been fit for most of my life [...]

September 28th, 2017|

WoundClot Research

A study undertaken by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research found that about 25 percent of battlefield deaths were “potentially survivable,” and plus minus  90 percent of those died primarily due to blood loss . The ability to stop  the flow of blood and help the body form a blood clot is critical in emergencies—both on the battlefield and in any kind of medical emergency . But in some scenarios there are obstacles. For example, perhaps there aren’t enough hands to get the bleeding of multiple patients under control, or the injuries are in places (like the neck) where [...]

August 16th, 2017|

Samsung Introduces BodyTom Elite® CT Scanner

FDA Clears Newly Upgraded System Providing Superior Image Quality and Enhanced Functionality Samsung’s BodyTom®, the world’s first portable, full-body, 32-slice CT (computed tomography) scanner, just got even better. The BodyTom Elite® is the newly upgraded BodyTom, which received FDA 510(k) clearance on June 14, 2017. Incorporating a fresh new visual design, upgraded software, hardware and workstation the BodyTom Elite will make its mark as the go-to premium advanced full-body mobile CT scanner. “We reengineered the BodyTom Elite so that it more seamlessly integrates into any OR, Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology or Radiology Suite, and provides a [...]

August 3rd, 2017|