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Dr. Hunter featured in CBC News article on emergency appendix surgery

Removing an appendix is one of the most common surgical procedures performed worldwide and accounts for an estimated 25,000 hospital stays in Canada each year, CBC reports. However, a recent CBC article explains that U.S. and Canadian doctors have found acute appendicitis may not require emergency surgery. John Hunter, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, weighs in on the benefits to not performing late night emergency appendix surgery.

Read the CBC article here

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