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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Drs. Rivas and Varela, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Caption: Drs. Homero Rivas (right) and J. Esteban Varela successfully removed a gallbladder through a unique operation requiring only a single incision in the bellybutton rather than the traditional four incisions.

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