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  1. One minute test predicts how well a patient may recover after an operationRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Science Daily

    ... for setting expectations for the patient and the family," said Dr. Ogan. "If a patient is found to be frail prior to surgery, it is critical that the patient is aware that their risk of a postoperative complication is increased. Our data is clear: ...

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  2. Head Transplant in 2 Years, Proposes SurgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero is apparently working on plans for the first head transplant . According to the Guardian , Canavero aims to graft a living person's head onto a donor body: Canavero hopes to assemble a team to explore the radical surgery in a project he is due to launch at a meeting for neurological surgeons in Maryland this June.

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  3. Surgeon: We Could Transplant Human Head in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WHP-AM Harrisburg

    Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero said in 2013 that surgery to transplant a human head would be possible soon. Now he's set to announce a project to do just that, via a keynote lecture at the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons annual conference this June.

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  4. Plastic Surgery Statistics Show New Consumer TrendsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Health News Digest

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons today released its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, reporting that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2013.

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  5. First head transplant could happen in the next two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | New York Daily News

    An Italian surgeon is hoping to perform the world's first human head transplant, claiming he could have recipients of the radical surgery thinking their own thoughts and speaking with their own voice. He also claims it could be done within two years' time.

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  6. Pennsylvania agency releases first study of pediatric heart surgery outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Business Journal

    The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council on Thursday released its first-ever report on pediatric and congenital heart surgery outcomes. The independent state agency studied the 6,313 pediatric and congenital heart surgeries performed at five children's hospitals - four in Pennsylvania and one in Delaware - from 2009 to 2012.

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  7. Full body transplant in 2 years, says surgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to make sure people will follow you." Other surgeons were sceptical. Harry Goldsmith, a professor of neurological surgery at the University of California, Davis, said: "This is such an overwhelming project, the possibility of it happening is very ...

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  8. Proposed ASTM Guide Will Aid Development of Hip Replacement SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Surgical Products

    ... ed standard, F04.39 plans to develop proposed clinical trial standards for knee replacement systems and lumbar spine surgery. ASTM welcomes participation in the development of its standards. Become a member at www.astm.org/JOIN .

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  9. One-Minute Test Predicts How Well a Patient May Recover After an OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Surgical Products

    ... for setting expectations for the patient and the family," said Dr. Ogan. "If a patient is found to be frail prior to surgery, it is critical that the patient is aware that their risk of a postoperative complication is increased. Our data is clear: ...

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  10. First head transplant possible within two years, says Italian 'Frankensurgeon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Russia Taday

    ... Europe, that doesn't mean it won't be done somewhere else, " the neurosurgeon told the New Scientist. Prior to the surgery, the two bodies would be cooled, to preserve them better without oxygen, and then their necks would be sliced open and major ...

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  11. Dr. Charles MacLean Peniston is a Highly Regarded Cardiovascular SurgeonRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    NEWMARKET, ON, October 28, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Peniston is a well-known cardiovascular surgeon and cardiothoracic surgery specialist who manages patients with compassion and competence. Dr. Peniston is also the Head of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation program at Southlake Regional Health Center.

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  12. Sharma advancing MIS surgery for HaysMedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hays Daily News

    As one of only a few orthopedic surgeons between Kansas City and Denver who performs specialized spine techniques, Dr. Vivek Sharma treats a wide range of back-related conditions. Sharma, an orthopedic surgeon at the HaysMed Orthopedic Institute, is specially trained for minimally invasive spine surgery.

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  13. New Tablet Turns iPad into Holographic ProjectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | How Stuff Works

    ... surgeons. With it, doctors can view different parts of a patient's anatomy "floating" in mid-air in real time during surgery. The image is made using data from an X ray, MRI or ultrasound. It's then projected into a fixed point in space, which the ...

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  14. First human head transplant could be possible by 2017, surgeon claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mashable

    ... project, the possibility of it happening is very unlikely," Harry Goldsmith, a clinical professor of neurological surgery at the University of California, Davis, told New Scientist . And even if the procedure is theoretically possible, Canavero's ...

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  15. Healthpointe's Cosmetic Laser Institute Introduces Mommy MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PRWeb

    Anaheim's Cosmetic Laser Institute has revealed its newest surgical procedure package aimed at mothers looking to revitalize their bodies. The set of plastic surgery procedures includes a tummy tuck, breast lift, butt lift, and liposuction.

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  16. Surgeon to offer ideas on a way to do human head transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... may have reached a point in time where such a feat is achievable. He believes that cooling both body and head before surgery should prevent cell death during the very short time during which one part would not be able to communicate with the other. ...

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  17. New ways to repair aortic aneurysmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WJRT

    ... to his voice. Fagin's aneurysm is expected to continue to shrink. He was back to work just a couple of weeks after surgery. Doctors say just a few years ago, patients like Fagin didn't have many options, but these newer methods and technology have ...

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  18. Novel technology could improve diagnosis of peripheral arterial diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Medical News

    ... 20 patients and 20 healthy volunteers, were recently published in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. "This is probably the most exciting new technology in the field," notes Gautam Shrikhande, a vascular surgeon and former ...

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  19. Frailty assessment test can accurately predict complications after major operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Medical News

    ... for setting expectations for the patient and the family," said Dr. Ogan. "If a patient is found to be frail prior to surgery, it is critical that the patient is aware that their risk of a postoperative complication is increased. Our data is clear: ...

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  20. Dennis Eisenberg, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Brings da Vinci...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PRWeb

    The benefits of Single-SiteA are low blood loss, lower rates of complications and failure, shorter hospital stay and nearly scarless results and very fast recovery. North Texas OBGYN Dennis Eisenberg, MD is one of few women's heath specialists in the region trained to perform the advanced Single-Site da Vinci Robotic Surgery technique.

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