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Expertise and supplies make many surgeries very safe in the developing world

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A new analysis of surgeries completed in developing countries revealed a surgical mortality rate of just 0.2 percent, suggesting that when well-trained and outfitted staff are available, surgery can be quite safe in areas of violent conflict, such as Southern Sudan. The study, published online August 16 in Archives of Surgery, assessed 19,643 surgical procedures [...]

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