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2013-04-01 10:15:00

Performing surgery on a pregnant patient is a delicate matter. Risks to both mother and baby must be carefully weighed in every decision a surgeon makes. Recently, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a surgeon performed a groundbreaking robotic laparoscopic procedure on a 35-year-old pregnant patient whose cervix was too short to sustain a pregnancy. Dr. Sami Kilic, chief of minimally invasive gynecology and research at UTMB, is the first surgeon in the world reported...

Video Gamers Vs Medical Residents
2012-11-19 11:09:37

[ Watch the Video: UTMB's Dr. Kilic on the Robotic Simulator Training Study ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you spend at least two hours a day playing video games, much to the chagrin of your parents, friends, siblings, girlfriend, wife or kids? Just tell them you´re training for a promising future as an operating room surgeon. Scientists from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston matched high school and college gamers against their medical...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'