Surgery

Face Transplant

Shock Trauma Gala Honors Organ Donor Who Helped Save 6 Lives

The University of Maryland Medical Center’s trauma center on Saturday celebrated a gift that transformed the lives of six people and made possible the most extensive full-face transplant yet.

04/27/2013

Erika Brannock & mom

Maryland Preschool Teacher Injured As She Cheered On Mom At Boston Marathon

A local teacher is among the injured following the bombings in Boston.

04/16/2013

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Fewer Patients Awake During Operations

Previous research has found that about 1 in 500 patients is aware or awake under general anesthesia.

03/20/2013

Face Transplant

Face Transplant Patient Doesn’t Get A Second Look Now

After a gun accident took off half his face, Richard Lee Norris spent 15 years living as a recluse in Hillsville, Va. Horribly disfigured, he hid indoors. When he ventured out, it was behind a baseball cap and surgical mask. He didn’t pursue a career and never married.

12/04/2012

Face Transplant

Face Transplant Patient Doing Well After 7 Months

The University of Maryland Medical Center says a Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell.

10/16/2012

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Vertigo Strikes Up To 20 Million Americans, Surgery Can Help

Doctors estimate that vertigo affects about 20 million people and the numbers seem to be on the rise.

10/15/2012

Cataract Surgery May Help Prevent Hip Fractures

Helping older people see more clearly may help to lower their risk for falls and potentially disabling hip fractures.

08/02/2012

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Orioles Place DH Jim Thome On DL, Activate Andino

Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome is headed back to Baltimore to have tests on his sore neck.

07/31/2012

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Orioles 2B Roberts To Have Season-Ending Surgery

Brian Roberts’ frustrating season is over. The Baltimore Orioles second baseman will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip.

07/29/2012

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Season Likely Over For Orioles LF Reimold

Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold will have surgery on his neck Monday, a procedure that probably will end his season.

06/22/2012

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Orioles OF Markakis To Undergo Surgery On Wrist

Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has a hamate fracture of his right wrist and will undergo surgery on Friday in Sarasota, Fla.

05/31/2012

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Laparoscopic Surgery – What Is It?

What is laparoscopic surgery?

03/02/2012

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