Surgeons Remove Appendix Through Patient's Mouth

Scientists are moving closer to developing the techniques and the technology that could someday allow surgeons to perform many operations without cutting the skin. Sound far-fetched? Not according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego, who removed a patient's appendix a few days ago by pulling it out through his mouth. That was a bit of a milestone, since it had never been done in this country before, although surgeons in India performed the same operation in 2005 using...Full Story
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