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Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
Clinical case: radial forearm free flap preparation with prelaminated urethra and phalloplasty anastomosis

Using GLOW800 AR in Radial Forearm Flap Free Phalloplasty

In this video, Chief Microsurgeon Professor Küntscher and his team perform a radial forearm free flap phalloplasty and use ICG fluorescence imaging to show the blood flow in the whole flap from the…
phalloplasty and subcutaneous mastectomy

How AR Surgery Benefits Radial Forearm Free Flap Phalloplasty

The goal of penile reconstruction is to provide an aesthetic penoid with tactile and erogenous sensation, so the patient can have sexual intercourse and void standing.1 Currently, the radial forearm…
Operating room, PROVIDO

Free Flap Procedures in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Free flap surgery is considered the gold standard for breast, head and neck reconstructions for cancer patients. These procedures, which enable functional and aesthetic rehabilitation, can be quite…

Minor’s Disease Surgical Intervention

Minor’s disease, also called Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD) or Minor’s syndrome, is a rare disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance. The disease is characterized by…

How to Choose a Microscope for Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery requires excellent visualization to repair intricate and fine structures. Oncological reconstructive surgery procedures are among the most delicate, including breast…
Plastic reconstructive surgery with M530 OHX

Advances in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Decision making and patient care in oncological reconstructive surgery have considerably evolved in recent years. New surgical assistance technologies are helping surgeons push the boundaries of what…

Optimal Visualization in Brain Surgery

This case study “Treatment of the Galassi type III arachnoid cyst with the M530 OHX surgical microscope from Leica Microsystems” documents the procedure step by step and shows the visualization…

How to use a Surgical Microscope as an Operating Room Nurse

Surgical microscopes play an essential role in the modern microsurgery procedures. It provides the surgeon, assistant and operating room staff with a magnified and illuminated high-quality image of…

New Standards of Care in Lymphedema Surgery

There are several surgical options for the treatment of lymphedema. Lymphaticovenular anastomosis (LVA) is the less invasive method, and the procedure can be performed on an outpatient basis. However,…
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