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3D imaging and robotics device could transform surgery inside the womb

Performing surgery on foetuses while still in the womb is a risky business. Although pioneering work in this field began in the 1980s, it remains very challenging, with only a few highly trained teams scattered around the world treating a handful of conditions. But new technology could transform the treatment…

OB-GYNs: Research doesn’t show advantage to single small cut for surgery

By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Research so far has not found obvious advantages to minimally invasive surgery involving just one cut, according to a leading organization of women’s doctors. Although single incision surgeries have become more popular in recent years, the evidence does not show they are…

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