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34 Surgical Innovations

From Parry Romberg Syndrome to Live Celeb Surgery

— February 28, 2011 — Tech
This list of surgical innovations was inspired by the life changing surgery of Christine Honeycutt that saved her face from the rare Parry Romberg Syndrome.

Parry Romberg Syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes half of the affected person's face to slowly deteriorate. Dr. John Siebert, M.D. performed the surgery on young Christine, and although there is no proven treatment for Parry Romberg Syndrome, he remains confident that his procedure is highly effective.

The innovations in surgery are growing exponentially and we can't wait to see what the future holds for life-changing medical discoveries!
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Robotic Heart Surgeries
Robotic Heart Surgeries
Remote Catheter Manipulation System Allows First Remote Heart Surgery
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3D Digital Dissections
3D Digital Dissections
Cyber Hearts
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Surgery In Space
Surgery In Space
Zero Gravity Surgery One Step Closer (Follow Up)
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Fast Fracture Fixes
Fast Fracture Fixes
Almost Instant Bone Mending with Toothpaste-Like Injections
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Obesity Surgery Triples Among Teens
Obesity Surgery Triples Among Teens
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First Successful "Beating Heart" Operation
First Successful "Beating Heart" Operation
New Transplant Technology
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Amputations via SMS
Amputations via SMS
Doctor Gets Instructions for Surgery in a Text Message
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Surgery To Look Natural
Surgery To Look Natural
Courteney Love Opts For A More Natural Look
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Cosmetic Surgery for Your Valentine
Cosmetic Surgery for Your Valentine
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Plastic Surgery Kids Books
Plastic Surgery Kids Books
My Beautiful Mommy by Dr. Michael Salzhauer
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French Woman Receives Face Transplant
French Woman Receives Face Transplant
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Plastic Surgery Vacations
Plastic Surgery Vacations
Combining Trips to Colombia with Body Alterations
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Naughty Septuagenarian Surgery
Naughty Septuagenarian Surgery
75-Year-Old Gives Lowdown on Her Nip/Tuck Down South
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Modern Medical Breakthroughs
Modern Medical Breakthroughs
10 Ingenious Medical Treatments
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Hand-Rescuing Medicine
Hand-Rescuing Medicine
Chinese Surgeons Perform Hand-to-Leg Graft to Keep Severed Hand Alive
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2-for-1 Plastic Surgery
2-for-1 Plastic Surgery
New Procedure in Britain Would Put Recycled Fat in Breasts
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Performance Art Surgery
Performance Art Surgery
Stelarc Implants Ear in Forearm For Internet Broadcasts
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Virtual Surgery Experimentations
Virtual Surgery Experimentations
MyBodyPart.com Performs Plastic Surgery Without The Knife
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Unlimited Plastic Surgery Packages
Unlimited Plastic Surgery Packages
Hamptons Luxury Recovery For Just $500K
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Celebrity Imitation Surgery
Celebrity Imitation Surgery
From Jlo's Behind to Matthew McConaughey's Abs
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Male Face Transplants
Male Face Transplants
James Maki is First Man to Receive a New Face
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Ethnicity Swap Surgery
Ethnicity Swap Surgery
Brazilian Model Gets Japanese Eyes
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Plastic Surgery Embeded Bra
Plastic Surgery Embeded Bra
MIM Technique Gives Lift Under The Skin
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Full Face Transplants
Full Face Transplants
Cutting Edge Surgeries Saving Face in the 21st Century
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Free Transsexual Surgeries
Free Transsexual Surgeries
Prosthetic Penis Promotion in Sweden
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Bizarre Plastic Surgery
Bizarre Plastic Surgery
6 Peculiar Modern Surgeries
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Plastic Surgery Pageants
Plastic Surgery Pageants
Miss Plastic Hungary Contestants Flaunt Cosmetic Enhancements
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Face Transplants
Face Transplants
Spanish Doctors Claim World's First Full-Face Transplant
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Scientific Success Stories
Scientific Success Stories
Connie Culp Shares Her Face Transplant Tale With Laughter
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Surgical Lookalikes
Surgical Lookalikes
Angelina Jolie Tops Patient Request List
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Celebrity Imitation Surgery
Celebrity Imitation Surgery
Russian Teen Becomes Paris Hilton
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Live Celebrity Surgery
Live Celebrity Surgery
Bridgette Neilsen's Plastic Surgery
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Speedy Plastic Surgery Part III
Speedy Plastic Surgery Part III
Cheek Implants in 30 Minutes
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