First robot-assisted liver transplant in U.S. has been performed

A surgical team from Washington University's School of Medicine has successfully performed the first robot-assisted whole-liver transplant in the U.S.—and the patient was cleared to get back on the golf course just a month ...


Surgeons perform first robotic liver transplant in US

A surgical team from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently performed the first robotic liver transplant in the U.S. The successful transplant, accomplished in May at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, extends ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do we experience the pain of other people?

A new study from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience recorded the neurons of human patients to show that the pain of others is directly mapped onto neurons in the insula—a brain region critical for our own emotions.

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