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Gallbladder Surgery | Q&A

Gallbladder Surgery | Q&A

[MUSIC] Usually people are having their gallbladder removed because they have gall stones. And gall stones are very common, almost one out of ten people have gall stones and not everybody with gall stones has symptoms. We don’t remove the gallbladder unless we have symptoms. And those are usually pain after eating usually associated with […]

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Robotic Assisted Spinal Surgery | FAQ’s

Robotic Assisted Spinal Surgery | FAQ’s

(electronic music)>>So robotic-assisted surgery in medicine is really an evolving art. So there have been robots now that help us take gall bladders out, help surgeons take prostates out. Now in spine surgery we have the ability to use a robot where we can actually plan a surgery, plan where want screws to go, plan […]

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125 Years of Innovation | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

>>Announcer: Few institutions can claim to have been there at the birth of modern medicine. And while Johns Hopkins’ impact reverberberates around the world, its genesis began with a stroke of a pen in 1873, when a gentle Quaker man put his vision into a letter that would inspire and heal generations to come.>>Johns Hopkins: […]

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At the Heart of Precision Medicine

At the Heart of Precision Medicine

>>Speaker: So cardio, part–>>My colleagues and I have put on a patient and family event. A full day of talks about all the latest research and learn more about this rare cardiomyopathy.>>Narrator: Patients and researchers from all over the world joined together to advance our understanding of ARVC or ARVD. And the methods to create […]

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#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Preventing Bacterial Infections – Lloyd Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

>>Lloyd: Many bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, which complicates treatment and creates a serious threat to public health. Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus, commonly known as MRSA, causes nearly 90% of bacterial skin infections, such as abscesses and cellulitis. These infections result in over 10 million outpatient and emergency room visits and 500,000 hospital admissions […]

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2016 Research Highlights from Johns Hopkins Medicine

2016 Research Highlights from Johns Hopkins Medicine

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, scientific discovery is the engine that drives patient care and cures. Here are five new science highlights from 2016. These tiny lab grown brain structures could help us defeat the Zika virus. Researchers grew the sophisticated mini-brains out of human stem cells so that they could study Zika’s effect on a […]

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Transoral ‘Scarless’ Thyroid Surgery Animation

Transoral ‘Scarless’ Thyroid Surgery Animation

(pleasant music)>>Narrator: Glands in your neck such as the thyroid and the parathyroids, sometimes become diseased and need to be surgically removed. Traditionally, surgeons remove the disease tissue by making a cut in the skin across the middle of the neck. The surgery leaves a visible scar. A move transoral technique allows for thyroid, parathyroid […]

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