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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at Northwest Hospital Credit: Clare McLean
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Dr. Charles (Chuck) Murry is a professor of pathology, bioengineering and medicine/cardiology. He directs the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. Credit: Clare McLean
(Downloadable video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
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