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May 9, 2016

Catherine Mohr: Surgery’s past, present and robotic future

May 9, 2016 in TED Talks

Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery

Surgeons are taught from textbooks which conveniently color-code the types of tissues, but that’s not what it looks like in real life — until now. At TEDMED Quyen Nguyen demonstrates…

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May 9, 2016 in TED Talks

Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons

One day, Ed Gavagan was sitting on the subway, watching two young med students practicing their knots. And a powerful memory washed over him — of one shocking moment that…

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April 28, 2016 in Surgical Stories

Face Transplant Surgery Gives Former Firefighter a New Face

Pat Hardison, 41, received the face of a 26-year-old man in the most extensive face transplant ever done.

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April 9, 2016 in Surgical Stories

A new procedure could revolutionize ACL repairs

Dr. Martha Murray stared at an MRI of Corey Peak’s left anterior cruciate ligament and choked back tears. With a mix of relief and astonishment, she said, “Oh, my goodness,…

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