Posts tagged "minimally invasive surgery"

Scar-less Surgery Is The New Black

If you ever need an organ like the gallbladder or appendix removed, the surgeon may ask you to pick an orifice for the removal. Recently, several dozen Americans have undergone experimental operations that don’t cut the skin open. Instead, surgeons enter the patient through a “natural orifice,” like the mouth or vagina. Minimally invasive surgerie…

Annika Harris / September 23, 2008