(article publié en anglais seulement)

Thanks to research, innovation, and advancements, many of today’s medical procedures can be done in a minimally-invasive way — typically on an outpatient basis — yet be as effective as major surgery.

“Aside from allowing hospitals to function more effectively, minimally-invasive procedures enable patients to resume normal activity, energy, and appetite levels with fewer side effects than one typically gets with big operations,” says Dr. Amol Mujoomdar, Division Head for Interventional Radiology at London Health Sciences Centre and Associate Professor of Radiology and Oncology at Western University.

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