Social Surgery: A Gallery of Live-Tweeted Operations

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Live Open-Heart Surgery

Credit: Memorial Hermann
On Feb. 12, 2012, cardiothoracic surgeon Michael P. Macris performed the first live "Twittercast" of a beating-heart bypass at Memorial Hermann hospital…Read More »

in Houston. The patient, a 57-year-old man, was not identified for privacy reasons.    Less «
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