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2014-01-28 08:29:58

Top Masters in Healthcare Administration announces the publication of an article that lists 20 of the most innovative pediatric surgeons alive today. CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty of the world's most renowned pediatric surgeons are featured in a new web article published by Top Master's in Healthcare Administration. "20 Most Innovative Pediatric Surgeons Alive Today" profiles the career achievements of 20 medical doctors who are saving and improving the lives of children...

2009-03-10 09:33:50

A 7-year-old girl New York girl is doing well after having six of her organs removed in an effort to remove a cancerous tumor, doctors said. She was scheduled to be released from the hospital Tuesday, a month after having undergone the risky, yet apparently successful, procedure. The surgery, believed to be the first in a child and the second in the world, involved the removal and partial re-implantation of six organs. The 23-hour procedure, which began Feb. 6, was lead by Dr. Tomoaki Kato...

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2008-03-25 11:05:00

After 63-year-old Brooke Zepp was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, a rare life-threatening form of cancer in her abdomen, her doctors faced the daunting challenge of removing a total of six organs in order to take out the tumor, which was wrapped around her aorta and the base of two other arteries.Miami transplant doctor Dr. Tomoaki Kato performed Zepp's surgery, which required him to remove her stomach, pancreas, spleen, liver and small intestines during a 15-hour operation at the University...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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