microsurgery

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microsurgery

intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc., using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision instruments

microsurgery

[¦mī·krō′sər·jə·rē]
(biology)
Surgery on single cells by micromanipulation.

microsurgery

Surgical operations on humans with the aid of a microscope. Dating back to the 1960s, microsurgery is routinely performed to reconstruct damaged tissue by reattaching skin, bone and blood vessels or moving them from one part of the body to another. See microhand.
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The injured man was taken to the Royal Liverpool hospital but later transferred to Whiston, where microsurgeons carried out a 16hour operation to save his hand.
Evenings might include performances of haptic art, collaborative play for people with sensory or cognitive handicaps, or a team of microsurgeons performing a dry run and planning session for the next day's telemicrorobotic team surgery.
Speaking exclusively to the Daily Record, he told how two advisors, three microsurgeons, one orthopaedic surgeon and two surgeons who cared for the donor limb all worked together.
The arm was quickly preserved in a towel and put on ice before it was swiftly transported to UCLA Medical Center, where a team of hand surgeons and microsurgeons reattached the limb in a 6-1/2-hour procedure, said Simi Singer, a hospital spokeswoman.
This sophisticated atlas covers more than 50 specific procedures that beginning microsurgeons as well as more experienced surgeons will want to add to their arsenal to stay competitive in their practice.
Through continuous improvement and development of our people, our mission is to design, manufacture and market innovative microsurgical instruments and consumables of the highest quality in order to assist and enable microsurgeons around the world to provide a better quality of life for their patients.
Experts believe the advantages provided by robotics in elimination of tremor, scaling of motion and enhanced magnification have the potential to further expand the field of microsurgery, along with uniformity in the tools utilized by microsurgeons across various fields providing a common robotic assisted microsurgical platform.