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Appendicitis. What to watch for...

Why do we have an appendix?  We do not know the function of this part of your intestine.  The appendix is located in the lower right side of the abdomen and when it becomes inflamed immediate medical care is needed to prevent a health crisis. 197 more words

8 things You need to know about Minimally Invasive Appendectomy

1. Is it safe? Yes it has one of the lowest mortality rate. In 2003 it was 1,8% (that is 11 years ago!)

2. Is it different from laparoscopic appendectomy? 118 more words

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American billionaire undergoes surgical first, pleased with the results

NEW YORK—For the first time in recorded history, a patient has successfully undergone what is being hailed as perhaps the most extraneous surgical procedure ever conceived. 300 more words

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I'm back!

Hello internet!

yeah, I know its been a while… I promise it wasn’t personal, I’ve been super dooper busy being sick. Like really sick. As a generally healthy person its been really strange experience, and one that I do not care to repeat. 142 more words