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OmniVision announce Guinness World Record for smallest image sensor and new miniature camera module for disposable medical applications

The smallest image sensor commercially available provides high quality images from the smallest parts of anatomy, for brain, ophthalmic, ENT, cardiac, spinal, gynaecological and urology procedures. OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a

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Scan may identify best candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery

Scan may identify best candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery Fetuses with enlarged ventricles may be less likely than their counterparts to benefit from surgery in the womb to treat

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Older patients may have more in-hospital mortality after traumatic spinal cord injuries

Older patients may have more in-hospital mortality after traumatic spinal cord injuries Despite having less severe spinal cord injuries than their younger counterparts, older patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries

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Performance evaluation helps surgeons improve teamwork skills

Performance evaluation helps surgeons improve teamwork skills A new study published online by the American College of Surgeons reports that a multisource feedback process used in industry is accurate and

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World first for surgery using bespoke 3D-printed cervical titanium implant

World first for surgery using bespoke 3D-printed cervical titanium implant For the first time a patient with a degenerative cervical spine problem has been treated with an anatomically adapted 3D-printed

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Electrical nerve stimulation can reverse spinal cord injury nerve damage in patients

Electrical nerve stimulation can reverse spinal cord injury nerve damage in patients Peripheral nerve stimulation therapy can reverse spinal cord injury-associated nerve deterioration, potentially improving the benefits of current and

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Lack of safe surgery and anaesthesia lead to a third of all deaths worldwide

Lack of safe surgery and anaesthesia lead to a third of all deaths worldwide Five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe surgery and anaesthesia, according to a

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European spine surgery devices market could be worth nearly $3000 million by 2019

European spine surgery devices market could be worth nearly $3000 million by 2019 The European spine surgery devices market is expected to reach $2,993.6 million by 2019, growing at a

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The use of photographs can improve patient satisfaction following scoliosis surgery

The use of photographs can improve patient satisfaction following scoliosis surgery A study published-ahead-of-print in the journal Spine suggests that by showing scoliosis patients their photographs before and after corrective

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