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Sean O’Brien to miss Six Nations after surgery on shoulder

Usual recovery time after shoulder surgery is five to six months<p>Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 01:00<p>Seán O’Brien will miss the Six Nations and possibly the …

No surgery produced the same results as knee surgery, according to Finnish study

Patients who underwent a placebo surgery experienced the same incidence of symptoms and fared just as well as patients who actually underwent knee …

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Breakthrough eye surgery performed in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY -- A breakthrough surgery that involves implanting a tiny telescope inside an eyeball was just performed in Utah for the first …

'Elephant Man' gets Christmas surgery

On Christmas day, a Chinese patient known as “Elephant Man” underwent another surgery to remove some of the unsightly layers of tumors that have …

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The other side of robotic surgery (and robots in general)

Lately we’ve done a good amount of pointing out the merits of robots and robotic-related applications that can improve processes, technologies, and …

Surgery Better for Herniated Discs According to 8 Year Study

For patients with herniated discs in the lower (lumbar) spine, surgery leads to greater long-term improvement in pain, functioning and disability …

Robotic surgery injury reports lacking, critics say

When Sheena Wilson underwent robotic surgery for a hysterectomy in May, she didn't know the Intuitive Surgical system used by her doctor was previously tied to a variety of injuries for the same procedure.<p>Her rectum was badly burned in the operation, said Wilson, 45, a mother of two from New …

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