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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2008 - 2:59:55 AM

Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training - Jun 28, 2007 - 7:51:56 PM
Resident surgeons fail to report needle-stick injuries risk serious infection such as HIV or hepatitis - N Engl J Med.

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Surgical technique allows magnetic maneuvering of tools inserted through the bellybutton or throat.

Specialist centers increase survival of aortic aneurysm surgery - Mar 14, 2007 - 7:51:06 AM
Concentrating resources in large centres provides benefit for abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.

Obesity surgery can lead to memory loss, other problems - Mar 14, 2007 - 7:41:20 AM
Gastric bypass surgery can lead to a vitamin deficiency that can cause Wernicke encephalopathy.

Obese patients run higher risk of post-operative complications - Mar 13, 2007 - 10:00:59 AM
Post operative heart attack, wound infection, nerve injury and urinary tract infection more common in obese.
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