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Brain surgery patient left in OR after doc no-show

(AP) -- One of the highest-paid doctors in New York refused to perform brain surgery on an already-anesthetized patient whose scheduled surgeon had failed to show up, and the state health department is investigating.

May 10, 2009
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New probe promises to reveal brain's mysteries

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dozens of potential applications await a new neurological probing platform developed by European scientists. The new system offers the promise of new cures for neurological disease and a better understanding ...

May 11, 2010
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Tumor paint brings light to toddler's brain tumor

In December of last year, Laura Coffman began to notice that something wasn't quite right with her 2-year-old son, Hunter. He was leaning to one side and seemed to lose his balance easily. When he became lethargic and started ...

Sep 28, 2016
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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is the surgical discipline focused on treating those central and peripheral nervous systems and spinal column diseases amenable to surgical intervention. In the United States there are only about 3,000 neurosurgeons.[citation needed]

Neurosurgery deals with the study and practice of surgery in diseases of central and peripheral nervous systems.

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