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2007-02-11 06:00:29

By Carla McClain, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Feb. 11--Many Tucson plastic surgeons are performing major surgeries using heavy anesthesia in their offices, with no back-up teams for emergencies, little oversight by the state and no record on their safety.

2005-09-27 01:39:06

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In some cases, with the right choice of patients, surgical removal of the thyroid gland or part of it can be safely performed using local anesthesia -- with advantages over doing the operation under general anesthesia, a new study indicates.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.