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The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 – Seven types of operations, including appendectomy and gall bladder removal, account for four out of five emergency general-surgery deaths in the United States, a new study reports. The procedures are: partial removal of the large or small intestine; surgery to repair a bleeding or torn ulcer; separating abdominal organs that have adhered to each other; appendix ...

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