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  • Belfast: 3D model helps kidney transplant

    3D printed model aids complicated surgery performed in Belfast The 3D printed model was produced by Axial3D company directly from the patient’s CT scan. The surgery was performed by the transplant staff at the City Hospital in...

    • Posted January 26, 2018
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  • A medical first to take place in 2018

    A Chinese patient will benefit the world’s first head transplant As the procedure has been delayed from December 2017 until the first quarter of 2018 and the Russian volunteer Valery Spiridonov announced that he decided not to...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Better surgery recovery for patients who listen to music

    Listening to music may fasten recovery process for patients who undergone certain surgery procedures Music potential and positive influence have been mentioned before in medical care related researches. Music helped patients around the world improve their hospital...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • New hope for body mobility following spinal cord injury

    Non-invasive procedure might help paralysed people move their legs without surgery The new research suggests that a device which delivers a trans-cutaneous electrical current to the spine through electrodes placed on the lower back may help people...

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • World’s first successful double hand transplantation in a child

    Zion Harvey, an 8 year old American, has become the youngest person who ever got a double hand transplant Following an 11 hours surgery performed by a team of four surgeons assisted by a medical staff of...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • In the near future, cataracts may be cured with eye drops

    Cataracts patients may not need invasive surgery to see clearly again Researchers from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) identified a steriod-based organic compound, named lanosterol. Lanosterol has the ability to dissolve the protein formations that cause...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • People suffering from OCD could be helped by laser surgery

    Laser neurosurgery, yet sounds extreme, can be a very helpful procedure for the very sick For OCD patients who have not responded to medication or other therapy, laser surgery can remove the affected areas of the brain...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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