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Whether with a scalpel or a robot, from cardiac and orthopedic surgery to in utero surgery and transplantation, STAT’s reporters are covering cutting-edge surgical procedures in such fields as cardiac surgery, orthopedic, bariatric, transplantation, in utero, eyes, and gender confirmation. They are also investigating new techniques — old-fashioned scalpel, robot, or laser? — as well as patient health care coverage and costs, training of surgeons, equity in outcomes, and more.

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