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Oboe Becomes a Surgical Instrument

Posted by ddouda, Jul 9, 2014

For all of the high-tech and futuristic technology finding its way into health care, Mayo Clinic surgeon Shelagh Cofer, M.D., proves that old-fashioned common sense has its place too. How do you make sure a procedure to restore a musicianā€™s wind power has worked before you leave the operating room? You just bring a little something extra. [TRT 2:24]

Journalists: The video package and extra b-roll of the patient/musician performing are available in the downloads. To read the full script click here.

Tags: Dr Cofer, Dr Shelagh Cofer, ENT, HL, oboe, otorhinolaryngology, velopharyngeal insufficiency, VPI


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