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81.

Ideal: New Breast Implants

A new development in breast implants is combining safety and comfort.
Online
2019; 2016
82.

BWS: Life-Changing Treatment

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) is a genetic condition that causes excessive growth. It’s linked to birth defects and even cancer. Thanks to innovative surgical procedures, children born with BWS can now live normal lives.
Online
2019; 2016
83.

Diaphragm Paralysis Hits Two Friends

It’s often misdiagnosed, and can restrict breathing and reduce lung capacity to that of someone 30 years older. Now, a new procedure is treating a debilitating condition called diaphragm paralysis.
Online
2019; 2016
84.

Pioneering Treatment for Scoliosis

A cutting edge technique in scoliosis surgery is removing every visible trace of deformity.
Online
2019; 2016
85.

Customize New Knees

More than 700,000 people have knee replacement surgery every year. Now, a new two-pronged approach is helping patients get back on their feet faster than ever before.
Online
2019; 2016
86.

New Technology Unclogs Leg Arteries

It’s a condition that keeps patients from enjoying everyday activities. New technology is now providing relief for patients with clogged leg arteries.
Online
2019; 2016
87.

Custom Stents Help People Breathe

Patients with serious breathing disorders sometimes need stents to keep their airways open. These devices are typically made with a one-size-fits-all approach, but now customized stents are helping some people breathe more easily.
Online
2019; 2016
88.

Artificial Heart Transplant

More than 3,000 people are on the waiting list for a heart transplant on any given day. Only 2,200 donor hearts are available each year. Now, there’s technology that can keep a gravely ill cardiac patient alive long enough to wait for a heart transplant.
Online
2019; 2016
89.

Real Relief for Serious Asthma

For those with severe asthma that isn’t controlled by medication, an innovative surgery is now making a big difference.
Online
2019; 2016
90.

Bio Uni: Bone Transplant Gives April Her Knees Back

Chronic knee problems are not only an issue for the middle-aged. Now, there’s a new option for young adults with knee pain.
Online
2019; 2017
91.

Spinal Stimulator: New and Approved

About 75 percent of all Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Now, a new implantable device is bringing quick relief to patients who have exhausted other options for chronic back pain.
Online
2019; 2017
92.

Neocart: Pothole Surgery Fixes Knees

Orthopedic surgeons are testing a new way to fix damaged cartilage in knees. They’re growing the replacement in a lab.
Online
2019; 2017
93.

Cartiva: Toe Joint Replacement

For athletes and others who spend a lot of time on the balls of their feet, toe pain and arthritis can become crippling. Surgeons now have a new option to relieve pain and keep patients on their feet.
Online
2019; 2017
94.

Build Your Own 3D Knees

3-D technology allows doctors to create custom "parts" during orthopedic surgery.
Online
2019; 2017
95.

Cancer Treatment Unclogs Mike’s Heart

Every year, surgeons open the arteries of nearly one million Americans. For about ten percent of those patients, the arteries will re-narrow. In some cases, doctors are using a common cancer treatment successfully to keep those arteries clear.
Online
2019; 2017
96.

Lasik Fixes Lenses

Improper wear and care of contact lenses is causing serious eye injuries, and sometimes long-lasting damage that must be corrected with surgery.
Online
2019; 2017
97.

Nerve Transplant Saves a Soldier’s Arm

For every American man or woman killed in military service, seven are wounded. However, recent advancements in battlefield emergency medicine have allowed medics to save countless lives.
Online
2019; 2017
98.

Surgical Theater Saves Brains

Brain surgeons are now using virtual reality to make operations infinitely more precise and less time-consuming.
Online
2019; 2016
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Cataracts Surgery 2.0

For some patients who get cataracts surgery there is a side effect that does not go away on its own. A new procedure is fixing this side effect of cataracts surgery.
Online
2019; 2017
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Revolutionary Catheter for PAD

A cutting-edge catheter is greatly improving treatment for the estimated eight million Americans who suffer from peripheral artery disease, or PAD.
Online
2019; 2017