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Team Seeks To 3D Print Working Human Heart

April 21, 2014 10:40 am | by Associated Press Videos Comments

Doctors and researchers at the University of Louisville are attempting to make a copy of a sick patient's heart by using the person's own fat cells. A 3D printer would 'print' what scientists are calling a 'bioficial" heart...                  

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Glasses Could Revolutionize How Surgeons Treat Cancer

April 21, 2014 10:06 am | by CNN Videos Comments

A doctor recently invented glasses that could revolutionize the way surgeons and other physicians treat cancer patients. The innovation allows doctors to detect cancer cells injected with dye. Check it out...           

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Micro-Organs To Shape The Future Of Personalized Medicine

April 18, 2014 7:09 am Videos Comments

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalize treatment for patients with conditions like heart disease and cancer...

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Thirteen Surgeries Help Seattle Boy Survive Flesh-Eating Bacteria

April 15, 2014 10:34 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A 13-year-old boy in Seattle has just been released from a hospital after surviving the ravages of a flesh-eating bacteria. Trey Lauren spent a total of about three weeks at Seattle Children's Hospital while an aggressive bacteria ate at his leg from the inside. Over 23 days, he underwent 13 surgical procedures...

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Full Recovery Expected For Man Who Got Chainsaw Stuck In His Neck

April 11, 2014 11:19 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A Pennsylvania man is expected to make a full recovery after a chainsaw got stuck in his neck. KDKA's Lynn Hayes Freeland reports on the man's injuries, treatment, and current condition...            

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Toddler Home Recovering After Five-Organ Transplant

April 10, 2014 10:47 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A Florida family is celebrating its first month home after a groundbreaking five-organ transplant surgery saved their 3-year-old boy's life. Mark Rivera of CBS News reports...              

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Google Glass App Turns Anyone Into A Rapid Diagnostic Test Expert

April 9, 2014 10:21 am | by American Chemical Society Videos Comments

The American Chemical Society recently released this video detailing a Google Glass application developed at UCLA for automatic interpretation of chromatographic tests. The app basically turns anyone into a rapid diagnostic text expert...

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Intuitive Surgical Unveils New da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System

April 2, 2014 10:06 am | by Intuitive Surgical Videos Comments

Intuitive Surgical recently received FDA clearance for its new da Vinci Xi system. The robotic surgery giant invested a significant amount of effort to expanding the capabilities of the da Vinci. Check out the results of those efforts by watching this video...

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Mayo Clinic Study Examines Physician Burnout

April 2, 2014 9:56 am | by Mayo Clinic Videos Comments

Researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at 54 burnout studies worldwide to see if there is any validity to the longstanding belief that practicing in the hospital incites greater burnout. The studies included data from approximately 5,000 outpatient physicians and more than 1,300 inpatient physicians...

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Eleven-Year-Old Boy Wants His Leg Amputated

March 28, 2014 1:47 pm | by CNN Videos Comments

An 11-year-old California boy with fragile bones wants to get part of his leg amputated so he can be more active. Amit Vigoda was born with a rare bone disorder, and doctors have suggested amputating the limb from the time he was born. The boy and his parents didn't want to go through with the procedure, but now it looks like it will happen...

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Hospital Ratings Show Likelihood Of Quality Care All Over The Map

March 28, 2014 10:34 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

The latest research from Consumer Reports finds that some hospitals in the United States are much better than others at avoiding mistakes that put patients at risk...                           

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Surgeons Give A Woman A New 3D-Printed Skull

March 28, 2014 9:56 am | by YouTube Videos Comments

A 22-year-old woman was in dire need of a life-saving operation because of a rare condition that caused her scalp to grow inward. The condition put incredible pressure on her brain, so doctors had to resort to unconventional treatment measures to deal with the unique circumstances of the patient's situation. The team of brain surgeons replaced the bulk of her skull with a "3D-printed dome." Take a look...

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Inspired Revolutions In Surgical Glove Technology

March 27, 2014 11:01 am | by Ansell Videos Comments

 Introducing GAMMEX Non-Latex Surgical Gloves to the North American market. Featuring the wide breadth of product line, GAMMEX now offers eight different surgical gloves to accommodate the requirements of the entire surgical team...  

3D Printer Saves Toddler Struggling To Breathe

March 19, 2014 9:46 am Videos Comments

Garrett Peterson was born with Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve. More simply stated, he had a hole between the lower chambers of his heart. The condition put significant pressure on his lungs and caused his airways to collapse. Doctors struggled to address the pressure, which is known as severe tracheobronchomalacia...

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Surgeons Use 3D Technology In Brain Surgery

March 17, 2014 9:28 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Surgeons at Chicago's Northwestern Medicine hospital are pioneering a new and innovative approach to brain surgery. The facility is using 3D glasses and monitors to improve visualization in the OR. The hospital is one of only three in the country to regularly employ the technology to remove brain tumors...

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