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Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By 21 October 2014

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George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.

By 17 September 2014

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Violinist has brain surgery, fiddles throughout

Professional musician Roger Frisch played his violin during brain surgery to correct hand tremors so that surgeons could gauge its efficacy.

By 18 August 2014

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Woman has surgery to make hands look better in selfies

A New York woman reportedly spends $3,000 to alter her veiny, red knuckles. She just got engaged, after all.

By 16 August 2014

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Nintendo CEO to miss shareholders meeting after surgery

Satoru Iwata is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor but is already handling some work while on the mend.

By 25 June 2014

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Doctor accused of frequent sexting during surgery

A Washington state anesthesiologist and surgeon is reportedly suspended after allegedly risking patient safety due to his alleged telephonic habits.

By 11 June 2014

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Woman gets $15K of plastic surgery to look better in selfies

Believing that her virtual self is just as important as her actual one, an LA talent agent decides to alter her chin and various other parts of her face.

By 26 April 2014

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Could selfies be pushing more Americans to plastic surgery?

More patients under 30 are asking for facial procedures to improve the way they look on social media, according to a survey of plastic surgeons.

By 18 March 2014

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New smart 'glue' for heart surgery activated by UV light

Unlike existing surgical adhesives, the new glue works even in the presence of blood and seals within five seconds of exposure to UV light.

By 15 January 2014

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'Gut sleeve' might one day help sidestep weight-loss surgeries

A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?

By 25 October 2013