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1.

Robotic Snake Treats Head and Neck Tumors

A revolutionary new robotic device means more options for patients with head and neck tumors.
Online
2019; 2016
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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
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New Study Confirms Best Bet for Diabetes

More than 70,000 Americans die from complications due to diabetes each year. Now, new research confirms that a well-known procedure for weight loss may be the best bet for patients with uncontrolled diabetes.
Online
2019; 2017
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New Stent Gets Ellen Back in the Race

A new approach to leg stents is allowing a 73-year-old woman who was on the brink of getting an amputation not only to run again, but also to compete in marathons.
Online
2019; 2017
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Help for Young Hips

Hip dysplasia is a condition that can lead to painful arthritis and may even require hip replacement surgery. About 35,000 hip replacements are performed each year just for hip dysplasia, but many patients may be too young to have this operation.
Online
2019; 2017
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Scarless Thyroid Surgery

Millions of Americans suffer issues with their thyroid. A new surgery to remove it leaves no telltale signs behind.
Online
2019; 2017
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Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy

A new system just approved by the FDA is providing surgeons with more precision than ever before, especially during delicate gynecologic procedures like hysterectomies.
Online
2019; 2016
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Newest Lumbar Disc Replacement

For the first time in ten years, there's a new option for people with chronic back pain. Patients who have had the procedure say the results are life-changing.
Online
2019; 2016
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Battling Brain Cancer With Lasers

Glioblastomas are aggressive, tough-to-treat brain cancers, but high-tech surgery may be a new tool to battle these tumors.
Online
2019; 2016
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Lisfranc Injury Is Not Always Career Ending Now

Lindsey thought her soccer career was over when she suffered a Lisfranc injury; a tear in the ligament in the middle of the foot. Find out how she got back on her feet, and how her treatment could benefit other athletes too.
Online
2019; 2018
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Tag Team Takes on Tricky Back Trouble

Complex spine surgery comes with several risks, but a new way to perform complicated back surgery could mean fewer risky complications.
Online
2019; 2016
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Hammertoe Surgery

People with painful toe malformations have to walk around with pins and needles in their feet, literally. Patients can now fix their curled toes with an implant to get the pep back in their step.
Online
2019; 2015
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Charcot Foot: A Step Toward Avoiding Amputation

Diabetes affects millions of people in America and many patients face amputation from a common complication of the disease. A new procedure may have diabetics back on their feet without losing a limb.
Online
2019; 2015
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Seeing Is Believing: Stem Cell Therapy

It's estimated that nearly 1.3 million Americans are legally blind. A doctor in Florida is helping people, who have no other treatment options, to regain some vision using a unique procedure.
Online
2019; 2018
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Single Site Hysterectomy

A revolutionary robot is changing women's surgeries for the better. Say goodbye to scars, downtime, and pain! The single-site scarless hysterectomy uses a tiny robot for the surgery, and gets you back on your feet the next day.
Online
2019; 2015
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Fixing Lazy Eye: It’s Not Too Late for Adults

A lazy eye can cause physical, as well as emotional havoc. A life-changing procedure now promises to bring relief.
Online
2019; 2016
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Same-Day Hip Surgery?

About 332,000 Americans have hip replacements every year. A new approach to hip replacement can mean same-day surgery for some patients.
Online
2019; 2016
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Saving Knees With Allograft

Patients under the age of 40 usually aren’t considered good candidates for knee replacement, because they would need too many revision operations. Now, there’s a simple surgery that’s saving knees in younger patients.
Online
2019; 2016
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No Sweat Surgery: Micro ETS

Excessive sweating creates many challenges for those who live with it every day. The only real cure is surgery, but an innovative surgical technique is cutting down on hyperhidrosis.
Online
2019; 2016
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Fixing Chest Deformities

It’s a condition that causes the chest to bow outward or sink in, and it can cause serious health complications. One in 500 kids is born with pectus, or chest wall deformities. When corrective braces don’t work, there is a surgical solution.
Online
2019; 2016