Scalpel, Sponge, Robot Arm Please

Roger Suter said he had no idea what was happening to him. Chest pains? He thought he had bronchitis. He said he was floored -- "pretty bummed" -- when the doctor told him he needed multiple bypass surgery. Coronary bypass is a common operation in America but a drastic one, too. To reach the heart and replace the blocked blood vessels that supply it, surgeons have to cut open one's breastbone. But at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, doctors have been trying an...Full Story
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