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Doctors perform brain surgery via eyelid

When Liane Lefever complained to her doctor about a persistent ear ache, an examination found a much more serious problem: a brain tumor.

Health

Accidental IV dislodgement reported to be very common

(HealthDay)—Clinicians perceive accidental dislodgement of intravenous (IV) devices to be a common occurrence, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access.

Surgery

If you're considering cosmetic surgery...

(HealthDay)—More than 17 million cosmetic procedures are performed in the United States each year. Most of these are minimally invasive, designed to improve your appearance in subtle ways without the surgery, stitches and ...

Cardiology

Novel micropacemaker takes new approach to faulty heart rhythms

Investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have demonstrated the feasibility of implanting a micropacemaker system in the pericardial sac surrounding the heart—a breakthrough ...

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