Colonoscopy with Artificial Intelligence: GI GeniusTM
During a colonoscopy, GI Genius assesses and processes each frame to highlight potential polyps and tumours. This helps endoscopists and specialists evaluate the entire colon with more precision, overcoming the challenge of identifying small polyps that may otherwise go unnoticed by the human eye.
Ask a Robotic Surgeon: da Vinci XI Surgical System
You may have heard about robotic surgery, but do you know the benefits and difference that it can make? Watch this video as Dr Fong Sau Shung, Specialist in General Surgery, Raffles Robotics Centre, shares more with you about the da Vinci XI and how it can help in surgeries.
Video: An Insight into Colon Cancer
Specialist in General Surgery, Raffles Robotics Centrehttps://www.youtube.com/embed/XBZPVdvfz7M Colorectal cancer is the no.1 cancer affecting men, and the second top cancer among women in Singapore. In this…
Colorectal cancer: A Killer Cancer Hidden In The Depths
Treatment of colorectal cancer is stage dependent. Early-stage colorectal cancer is potentially curable. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy may be required, depending on the staging. Laparoscopic colectomy is a minimally invasive (keyhole) surgical technique to treat colorectal cancer.
All Systems Go
Robotic surgery in Singapore was… Up to a few years ago, primarily limited to prostatic cancers. Today we use it to perform surgery for a broader…
The Big Picture on Obesity
Whether you’re trying to lose belly fat or trim fat from another part of your body, weight-loss basics remain the same – Reduce calories and your portion sizes.
Lapband is a safe procedure that can help the severely obese lose weight effectively. It is like a diet permanently enforced by a surgically restricted stomach. Lapband is a laparoscopic operation in which a hollow silicon band is clipped around the upper part of the stomach. The band is removable, adjustable and does not permanently alter the anatomy. More significantly, it is one of the least invasive obesity operations because neither the stomach nor the intestine is cut. It is also a long-term weight loss option with over 90 per cent effectiveness.