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Press releases from April 2015

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Aspiring Surgeon Changes Admission Procedures for Women

Award by Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College for Pregnancy Research by Scotland-based Junior Doctor

Research by a young Scotland-based surgical trainee which highlighted failings to pregnancy test women before undergoing emergency surgery has single handedly changed hospital admission protocols in the area. In recognition of her work, Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College awarded her a medal and the opportunity to present her findings abroad at…

Two Out of Five Prostate Biopsies Unnecessary

Largest-Ever Study on Non–invasive MRI Alternative Unveiled at Britain’s Oldest Royal Surgical College

The end is near for unnecessary and risky prostate biopsies as a new, safer and 25% more effective technique for detecting cancer has been unveiled in the largest-ever study of its kind at Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College. This year the annual President’s Meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (; which in earl…

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