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is an ancient medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, or to help improve bodily function or appearance.
IamA I am a 21 year old male currently two days away from having pioneering open heart surgery; a procedure in which you are, essentially, dead for periods of up to 20-30 minutes. AMA.
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Mitch Hunter (Full Face Transplant)
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IamA Anaesthesia Awareness survivor! AMA!
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Getting open heart surgery tomorrow. IAmA 16 year old boy just trying to get some thoughts out before I possibly die. AMA, at least until 11 am PST.
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I've had over 80 surgeries, one of which I was completely awake for. AMA!!
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IAmA 16-year-old girl who has metres of plastic tubing inside my body to stop my head exploding.
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IAmA 14 year old boy with scoliosis. I've had 31 surgeries in my life. I currently i have 4 titanium rods in my back correcting the bad kyphosis that i have. AMA!
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IamA I'm 17 and have had massive spinal surgery, i was just cleared to resume a normal life. AMA!
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IamA: 41 M with Renal Cell Carcinoma. I’ve lost a kidney and had lung and brain surgery in the last 10 months. Today I start the first of 10 treatments for whole brain radiation so I can start chemo. AMA!
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I am a 22 year old girl with Nystagmus, video inside of it, and AMA.
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I had surgery for being kicked too hard in the balls, AMA.
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