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New laparoscopic device used in surgery in Mongolia

Ray Price performed laparoscopic surgery in Mongolia using a low cost device invented at the University of Utah's Center for Medical Innovation. The device, which costs about $85 to produce, will allow doctors to perform minimally invasive surgery virtually anywhere—even without a hospital or reliable electricity.  Only 18% of the world's population has access to laparoscopic surgery, a standard for many conditions in developed countries because it results in faster recovery, less pain, fewer hospital stays, and lower risk of infection. For full article: 

New Low-Cost Surgical Tool Could Help Patients in Third World