A robot recently performed the world’s first autonomous soft-tissue surgery without any assistance from doctors, and did so while outperforming human doctors by every metric except for speed.
A set of 19 questions such as “Do we have the right patient?” and “What operation are we performing?” can reduce surgical deaths by more than 40%.
Two surgeons used a coat hanger, brandy, and a tube to operate on a collapsed lung during an airplane flight and succeeded.
Two surgeons used a coat hanger, brandy, and a tube to operate on a collapsed lung during an airplane flight – and succeeded.
It’s possible to change brown eyes to blue permanently with laser eye surgery.
In 1995 a surgeon performed an operation on a airplane using a coat hanger sterilized in brandy.