The Magic Wand

Surgical items left in the body can lead to infection, injury and pain. In the operating room, doctors count their instruments before and after surgery to make sure all items are accounted for; however, it’s not 100 percent accurate each time. Gynecologist Dr. Jennifer Israel joins OB-GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson to demonstrate The Magic Wand, a new tool designed to detect surgical tools in a patient’s body. See how it works!

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