Roux en-Y gastric bypass surgery may also cure diabetes in patients. ;
A surgeon in Houston, Texas, says he can cure sleep apnea with a new robotic surgery technique to remove the blockage that causes people to stop breathing as they sleep.
Susan Hendricks introduces us to a man who gets a heart transplant and tells us about his new lease on life.
A mother used her own body to shield her kids from two tornadoes, costing her both legs.
A three-year-old girl is recovering after swallowing 37 high-powered magnets. Affiliate KPTV reports.
The cardiac team at LIJ Medical Center is the first in Queens and Long Island to implant the first FDA-approved nonsurgical heart valve replacement device to treat severe aortic stenosis, a condition in which calcium builds up on the aortic valve, restricting blood flow. The condition makes walking and breathing difficult.
CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on a financially troubled school district where teachers get free plastic surgery.
This is a demonstration of how the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives Checkist functions in an operation, in this case a hernia repair. For more information on the Checklist and the Safe Surgery Saves Lives Campaign, visit www.
Dr Craig G Rogers at the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a robotic partial nephrectomy using a robotic Doppler probe (Vascular Technology) for identification of hilar vessels and confirmation of parenchymal ischemia.
In this International Stroke Conference wrap-up, Larry Goldstein, MD, from Duke University, highlights some of the more exciting and important clinical studies presented here. Goldstein, who heads Duke's Stroke Center, told MedPage Today cardiology editor Chris Kaiser that, although the excitement generated during meetings has to be tempered with caution, some of the news from the Crescent City has important clinical implications.
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