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J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
A surgeon’s hands or a robot’s?
Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country to undergo robotic surgery in recent years. Since the first device...
Brigham and Women's to offer hand transplants
The Boston hospital that last year performed the country’s first face transplant now plans to offer hand ...
WA may see push for circumcision after evidence shows health benefits
There may be a new push for circumcision in Washington, thanks to a review of national guidelines for the procedure...
US seeks to intervene in St Jude whistleblower suit
The U.S. government said it wants to intervene in a lawsuit against St. Jude Medical Inc. in which a former worker...
2 new operating rooms are in $649 million JPS budget
The county hospital will build two new operating rooms under a $649 million budget unanimously approved Saturday by the...
Cosmetic surgery fell in 2009
The number of cosmetic-surgery procedures in the U.S. sagged for the second year in a row in 2009, according to an...
Less invasive hip surgeries make inroads
Robert Berghoff, MD, his colleagues at Arizona Orthopedic Associates in Phoenix, and other orthopedic surgeons around...
'Ventilation outage' delays surgeries at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Scores of surgeries were delayed or rescheduled at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after a fan malfunctioned in the...

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