Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...Joseph M. Still Burn Center in early May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which forced surgeons to remove her left leg, right foot and both hands. Her fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide...

Augusta man found competent to stand trial in Barnwell, S.C. surgeon's slaying

...media. Inside Mann's abandoned vehicle an officer found a piece of paper with Riggs' address and phone number. Mann, a general surgeon, worked at the Southern Palmetto Hospital in Barnwell, S.C.A trial date for Riggs is pending.

By the Books: Augustan brings ancestor's Civil War journal to life in book

...000-strong army surged toward Charleston, surgeon Francis Marion Roberston fled the city...book Resisting Sherman: A Confederate Surgeon's Journal of the Civil War in the Carolinas...Beatie, $26.95)In the journal, the surgeon frequently quarterbacks military decisions...

Plastic surgeons cut up FX drama 'Nip/Tuck'

...an abomination of what real plastic surgeons and true plastic surgeons do," said Dr. Rod Rohrich, president-elect...of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Leo McCafferty, a Pittsburgh plastic surgeon and chair of the American Society...

Surgeons to gain ownership

...in Evans into a joint venture with its surgeons. University's board voted Thursday...ownership shares that can be purchased by surgeons on University's staff for $22,650...University is hoping that at least 20 surgeons will sign up, said Andrew Lasser, the...

Plastic surgeons provide some advice about liposuction

...leader among plastic surgeons. "Go to a board-certified surgeon, go to a facility...and Reconstructive Surgeons. Patients "do need...there is." Several surgeons suggested that to...at one time. If a surgeon proposes to remove...

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Surgeons' new strategy aims to prevent rejection

...is, hand transplant surgeons at University of Pittsburgh...experienced hand transplant surgeons, has a new immunosuppressive...hand transplant, said surgeon Gerald Brandacher...teams be involved, said surgeon Vijay Gorantla, who...transplantation came from hand surgeons, Dr. Gorantla said...

Former U.S. surgeons general have plan to cut smoking

WASHINGTON -- Four former surgeons general on Tuesday unveiled a plan...10-point plan endorsed by the former surgeons general and other health advocates...10-point plan Tuesday were former surgeons general Dr. C. Everett Koop, who...

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Surgeons perform rare surgery on baby born with second head

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A team of surgeons began operating Friday on a Dominican infant born with a...partially formed brain, ears, eyes and lips. Eighteen surgeons, nurses and doctors were to take several rotations to cut...

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Not all appendicitis cases need surgery

...appendicitis.Dr. Paulina Salminen, a surgeon at Turku University in Finland and colleagues...have surgery or who live in areas where a surgeon is not available. Importantly, these...sicker will need urgent evaluation by a surgeon. Overall, surgery remains the standard...