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2009-07-16 16:25:52

University of Cincinnati neurosurgeons say they used a new technology involving the creation of a 3-D map to remove a large tumor from a patient's brain. The surgeons used multiple brain scans that were fused and installed into a surgical guidance computer, whose function is similar to that of a global-positioning system.

2008-11-11 18:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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