Archived articles

surgery

Inside perspective
Published Dec 23, 2014
Putting an optical fiber microscope inside the body can speed diagnoses, provide real-time feedback during surgery / BME News
Student inventors
Undergrad team takes second place
Published Nov 18, 2014
AccuSpine undergraduate research team has won $85,000 at innovation challenges this year
Johns Hopkins surgeons perform robotic hysterectomies
Published July 2013
Two Johns Hopkins gynecologic surgeons among first in the nation to perform robotic hysterectomy using single, small incision / Gazette
Saving face
Now comes the hard part
Published Spring 2013
Doctors have long mastered the techniques that make face transplants possible. Now the challenge is tricking bodies into accepting their new parts / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's
Published Dec 5, 2012
Device provides deep brain stimulation, seen as possible means of reversing cognitive decline
On stitches
JHU undergrads win collegiate inventors contest
Published Nov 13, 2012 Video
Undergraduate team developed disposable suturing tool to guide placement of stitches, guard against accidental puncture
The future of suture?
Published Nov 2012
8 undergraduate students design award-winning FastStitch device for safe suturing / Gazette
Blowing the whistle on medicine
Published Fall 2012
Johns Hopkins surgeon Marty Makary's new tell-all book argues that medicine is too often malpracticed. / Johns Hopkins Magazine