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New preliminary research has found that iPads make better tutors than doctors for patients about to undergo kidney stone removal. The randomized study, presented this week at the European Association of Urology 31st Annual Congress, recruited 80 patients set to have a stent placed in their urethra to help dislodge a stone. Prior to the procedure,…

New preliminary research has found that iPads make better tutors than doctors for patients about to undergo kidney stone removal. The randomized study, presented this week at the European Association of Urology 31st Annual Congress, recruited 80 patients set to have a stent placed in their urethra to help dislodge a stone. Prior to the procedure,….repubhubembed{display:none;}



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