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Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery, Animation.

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery, Animation.

Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is a group of procedures performed to correct dentofacial irregularities, most commonly manifested as misalignments of the jaws. These deformities not only cause malocclusion or bad bite, but also create problems in the temporomandibular joint – the TMJ- and the airway, resulting in difficulties chewing, swallowing, speaking and breathing. […]

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KUKA Medical Robotics – The Future of Medicine

KUKA Medical Robotics – The Future of Medicine

What will medicine look like in the future? How can patients benefit from innovative technology? Will the interface between physicians and patients change? Many of us have the vision that robotics will play a role in this future. Transforming ideas into a product requires a strong focus. In order to be successful, it’s key to […]

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Surgical Friends Foundation – Working to Provide Reconstructive Surgery in the Developing World

Surgical Friends Foundation – Working to Provide Reconstructive Surgery in the Developing World

[The Problem] [Nearly 47 million Americans do not have health insurance] [U.S. Census Bureau 2008] [Healthcare in the developing world is nearly non-existent] [Children are the most affected by the lack of access to healthcare] [Children with physical deformities suffer from a lack of self esteem, are unable to integrate socially, and may never be […]

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Saving Face Through TMJ Surgery

Saving Face Through TMJ Surgery

Welcome, Holly. Finally, we’re here. It’s been what–four years, almost? Believe it or not this is you on the inside. So remember that CAT scan we had? This is what they made and this is what came to me about five or six days ago. Holly had some degenerative disease of her jawbone. Slowly she […]

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Robotic Bariatric Surgery | Nucleus Health

Robotic Bariatric Surgery | Nucleus Health

If you suffer from severe obesity and have been unable to lose weight, your doctor may recommend robotic bariatric surgery. Your digestive system or gastrointestinal tract includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. Your pancreas, liver, and gall bladder squirt digestive juices into your small intestine to help break down the food […]

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The Disease Detectives Stop Outbreaks at Their Source

The Disease Detectives Stop Outbreaks at Their Source

– [Narrator] If a disease breaks out anywhere in the world, the Epidemic Intelligence Service or EIS is called in to investigate the outbreak. – A lot of people refer to EIS as the disease detectives because we are the ones sent out during outbreak or emergency response situations. – [Narrator] The elite team works […]

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