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World's first soft-robotic surgery on a human body

A team of roboticists, engineers and surgeons at King's College London have for the first time operated on a human body using a soft surgical robot as part of keyhole surgery, with the aim of dramatically improving future ...

Dec 31, 2015
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Kidney injury common following vascular surgery

Both acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease were common in patients undergoing major vascular surgical procedures and were associated with an increase in long-term cardiovascular-specific death compared with patients ...

Dec 23, 2015
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Vitamin D levels linked to weight-loss surgery outcomes

Low levels of vitamin D have long been identified as an unwanted hallmark of weight loss surgery, but now findings of a new Johns Hopkins study of more than 930,000 patient records add to evidence that seasonal sun exposure—a ...

Dec 22, 2015
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