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New study to revolutionise indications for knee surgery

Finnish researchers have shown that one of the most common surgical procedures in the Western world is unnecessary. Keyhole surgeries of the knee are useless for patients whose knee complaints are due to joint abnormalities ...

Dec 27, 2013
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Robot-inserted needles and catheters

Researchers at the UPM are involved in the design of a robotic arm for precise guidance of the insertion of needles, catheters and surgical instruments in procedures of minimally invasive surgery.

Dec 02, 2013
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Could weight-loss surgery help slow aging for some?

(HealthDay)—Beyond slimming the waistlines of morbidly obese patients, weight-loss surgery also may help reverse the aging process in some patients, turning back the clock on a key sign of decline in the body's cells, a ...

Nov 15, 2013
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Procedure to open blocked carotid arteries tested

(Medical Xpress)—Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are investigating a minimally invasive procedure to open blocked carotid arteries in patients whose poor health or advanced age makes the ...

Sep 27, 2013
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