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Trauma Surgeon Uses War Zone Skills To Better Treat Patients At Home

June 16, 2014 9:45 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Dr. Peter Rhee, the chief of trauma and emergency surgery at University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) in Tucson, spent most of his 25-plus year medical career in the U.S. Navy, honing his surgical skills on the battlefield while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. He's now using that experience to treat civilians...

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New Single-Dose Antibiotic May Help Battle Superbug MRSA

June 6, 2014 1:15 pm | by CBS News Videos Comments

A single dose of a newly developed antibiotic may be just as effective as a longer course of standard antibiotics for the treatment of serious skin infections, including drug-resistant MRSA...               

Surgery Allows 6-Year-Old To Walk For The First Time

June 5, 2014 10:07 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Doctors in Stanford, California, recently performed surgery and fixed the feet of a Palestinian boy, 6-year-old Hadi Al Conroy, who was born with severe deformities...              

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Doctor Rushed Into Emergency Surgery Finds Out Patient Is His Mentor

June 2, 2014 10:11 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Dr. George Pierson saves the life of his former teacher who was recently rushed into the emergency room in critical condition.                                                  

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3D Simulation Of Human Heart Could Transform Medical Care

May 28, 2014 10:27 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Dassault Systèmes says it has created the first simulation of a full human heart that offers incredible value. By projecting the simulation on a large screen, doctors can virtually walk through the valves, identifying issues that were previously hard to detect...

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Chicago Team Performs Five Lung Transplants In 24 Hours

May 28, 2014 10:12 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A special ed teacher, a judge, a grandmother, an executive director, and a 21-year-old woman. Five people, five different backgrounds, all share one thing -- the gift of a new life, thanks to organ donation and a groundbreaking moment. WBBM's Suzanne Le Mignot reports...

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Teen 'Feeling Great' After Surgeries To Reattach His Arm

May 19, 2014 10:48 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A teenager whose arm was severed below the elbow as he cleaned a restaurant pasta machine has had the limb successfully reattached. Seventeen-year-old Brett Bouchard is able to move his right arm again less than three weeks after his accident at Violi's Restaurant in Massena, New York, on the Canadian border. So far, Bouchard has undergone four surgeries at Massachusetts General Hospital...

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Teen 'Happy' After Four-Pound Facial Tumor Removed

May 16, 2014 10:45 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A 16-year-old teenager is getting used to her new reflection after doctors were able to remove a four-pound tumor from her face. Hennglise Dorival, who lives in Haiti, had lived for years with the large tumor that had grown so large in recent years that it even moved her eye out of its socket and threatened her breathing...

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How To Perform Leg Surgery On A 385-Pound Gorilla

May 16, 2014 10:14 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A doctor in Tennessee was confronted with a rather unique surgical case this week. The surgeon was tasked with operating on a 385-pound gorilla. Wanto, a 37-year-old silverback Western lowland gorilla, had a broken femur. Knoxville Zoo keepers believe Wanto fractured the upper part of his right leg on Monday afternoon by hitting the climbing bars in the gorillas' indoor courtyard...

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Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Xi Video Highlights System’s New Features

May 9, 2014 9:46 am | by Intuitive Surgical Videos Comments

About a month ago, Intuitive Surgical announced its new da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. The device takes on a new shape and is designed to bring new capabilities for robot-assisted surgery in a variety of fields. Here is the latest video released by Intuitive Surgical that showcases the system's features...

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Mayo Clinic Reviews New ABIM Maintenance Of Certification Requirements

May 9, 2014 9:37 am | by Mayo Clinic Videos Comments

The Mayo Clinic presents the new Maintenance of Certification requirements. Henry H. Ting, M.D. reviews the requirements for physicians in all stages of practice and what they will mean for them...          

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Doctors Remove Three-Pound Tumor From Infant

May 8, 2014 9:29 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Eight-week-old Leighton Sanders is fighting for her life after undergoing a 12-hour surgical procedure to remove a three-pound tumor from her abdomen. Complications from the surgery and the subsequent removal of many of Leighton's digestive organs suggest a long and difficult recovery...

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New Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgical Care Model Improves Care

May 7, 2014 9:39 am | by Mayo Clinic Videos Comments

New research from Mayo Clinic shows that implementing a uniform method to care for lower-risk cardiac surgical patients improves outcomes, reduces patients’ time in the hospital, and lowers overall per patient costs by 15 percent...   

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3D Mirror Reveals Internal Organs

May 6, 2014 10:57 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

A three-dimensional digital mirror which reveals the interior of a person's body has been developed by a team of researchers in Paris. Straddling the worlds of art and science, the mirror could one day find a place in hospitals and doctors' offices as an educational tool for patients facing surgery...

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Is Google Glass The New Stethoscope?

May 5, 2014 8:57 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A group of medical professionals, who are first-adopters of Google Glass, discuss the technology's potential for shaping the future of healthcare. The doctors were all featured guests at the MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge...   

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