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Teenage girl dies after routine surgery
Teenage girl dies after routine surgery

New Jersey parents may have heard that what was supposed to be a simple surgery with a short recovery time ended in the death of a teenage girl. After the girl had a tonsillectomy on Dec. 9 at the Children's Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, California, the girl awoke ...

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Blog posts in December, 2013

  • Surgical robots recalled for faulty instrument arms

    An advanced new surgical robot known as the da Vinci system is being investigated by the Food and Drug Administration after the company that produces ...

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  • Japanese man switched at birth awarded $371,000

    Many New Jersey parents or parents-to-be have heard rumors of hospitals that have accidentally switched newborns at birth. One man in Japan was ...

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  • Better medical error reporting for the New Jersey area

    Physicians' error reporting has always been a subject fraught with secrecy in New Jersey and around the country. Doctors do try to protect each other, ...

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