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  • September 19, 2014
    10-year old George the goldfish is doing swimmingly following a 45-minute procedure to remove a brain tumor (links to whole story with pictures of the whole process). Because apparently that's something that can be done. Next stop: turning the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bac... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    These are the glasses designed by Evena Medical that allow doctors and nurses to see through a patient's skin and spot veins. That way when they need to stick a needle in you they don't miss. Because every time a nurse misses a vein, they're really just stabbing you. The E... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    Simon Bramhall, a surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, was suspended and is being investigated after a fellow surgeon discovered 'SB' seared into the liver of a patient Simon had previously worked on. Call me a traditionalist, but I would have seared a ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    Note: Uncensored version of the shot HERE because some people are squeamish (I heard the girl sitting next to me at the coffee shop spit up a little). This is Xiao Wei's hand and foot. Wei lost his hand to an industrial accident in Changde, China, and, after finally making ... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2012
    In today's feel good story, doctors in Italy successfully implanted this lil titanium pump into the chest of a 16-month old boy to act as his heart until a donor heart was found. Just don't go thinking about how you find another 16-month old heart for transplant, because I jus... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2012
    Note: Uncensored picture after the jump, is kinda rough to look at. Nguyen Duy Hai recently had a 180-lb tumor (nearly twice his own weight -- he's a small guy) removed from his leg. Needless to say, his professional sports career may be over. The tumor, which originated in ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2011
    Belly button lint? You got a belly button finger, bro! 20-year old Chinese furniture worker Wang Yongjun lost the tip of his middle finger flipping the wrong person the bird to a circular saw. It's all good though because doctors sewed his hand to his stomach and apparently ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    This is a video of a surgeon peeling a grape with the Da Vinci surgical robot to raise awareness for prostate cancer and help calm patient's nerves about the precision of the technology. Unfortunately, the doctor actually stabs the grape a couple times, which, while watching t... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2011
    I trust her. Hey guys, by the time you read this I'll be mid-operation. Nothing serious, apparently they just have to perform really drastic wiener reductions in phases. Thankfully, I wrote a bunch of articles yesterday that should auto-populate the site while I'm out today.... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2011
    Penny pincers. Get it?! Me neither, the guy next to me at Starbucks told me to say it and he's been in the bathroom for 40 minutes now which is bad news. This is a video of a surgeon from Swedish Hospital in Seattle (THAT MAKES ZERO SENSE) showing off the dexterity of a Da V... / Continue →