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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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To date, over 300 robotic assisted microsurgical procedures have been successfully completed at institutions around the world.
Markus Spingler, general manager of S&T AG, said, "S&T has a global reputation for producing high-quality microsurgical instruments.
The Flextome Cutting Balloon Device Monorail Delivery System and Peripheral Cutting Balloon Microsurgical Dilatation Device Small Monorail Delivery System generated revenues of approximately $13 million year to date in 2005.
Sparta Surgical Corporation researches, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of advanced medical and surgical devices, primarily reusable and disposable Electrosurgical and Microsurgical instruments and accessories, Electromedical rehabilitation equipment and supplies to the healthcare worldwide under established quality brand names, "Olsen Electrosurgical" and "Sparta Surgical.
The haptic device measures how the microsurgical instrument moves and conveys that information to the computer which causes the tool to push back so the surgeon feels the same kind of resistance that would occur in a real life procedure.
Sparta is a recognized leader in the research, design and development of specialty surgical products, including critical care hospital disposables, microsurgical hand-held instruments and craniofacial plating systems for use in General, Ophthalmic, Ear, Nose, Throat and Plastic, Cranio/Maxillofacial surgical procedures.
2 million in the year-ago period, reflecting the incremental investments made in the surgical and microsurgical direct sales forces, as well as the Orthopedic and Wound business.
Microsurgical Device Assesses Blood Flow After Connecting Small Blood Vessels
The Company's product line includes specialty woundcare dressings, critical care hospital disposables, microsurgical instruments, oral maxillofacial/craniofacial plating systems, transcutaneous electrical nerve and muscle stimulators and rehabilitation systems.
We have experienced lower demand for capital equipment products due to the soft economy in both domestic and international markets while the sales of our disposable microsurgical products continue to grow.
Fibrosis outside and within the tumor varied markedly, complicating microsurgical dissection.
Virtual reality has been available previously, but [our] study shows that, with miniaturization, it can also be used to teach microsurgical skills such as suturing tiny nerves, arteries, and veins," indicates William P.