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Intraoperative Duplex Scanning Used For First Time To Treat Car-Jacking Victim

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October 21, 1998
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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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A new type of technology known as intraoperative Duplex Scanning was used for the first time at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last month, and played an important role in saving the life of a carjacking victim.

LOS ANGELES (October 19, 1998) - A new type of technology known as intraoperative Duplex Scanning was used for the first time at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last month, and played an important role in saving the life of carjacking victim Mark Watson*. "In fact," says Hrayr Shahinian, M.D., a skull base surgeon and director of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Skull Base Institute, "this patient probably would not have survived had he been 'carjacked' just a few years ago instead of this past September, or had he not been taken to a hospital with this type of cutting-edge imaging technology and highly skilled brain, cardiac and surgical intensive care teams."


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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "Intraoperative Duplex Scanning Used For First Time To Treat Car-Jacking Victim." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 21 October 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981021075202.htm>.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. (1998, October 21). Intraoperative Duplex Scanning Used For First Time To Treat Car-Jacking Victim. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981021075202.htm
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "Intraoperative Duplex Scanning Used For First Time To Treat Car-Jacking Victim." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981021075202.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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