New technology helping prevent sponges left behind in patients

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by KING 5 Healthlink

KING5.com

Posted on July 9, 2012 at 5:52 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

One in 1,500 surgeries, sponges are left behind inside patients' bodies. It can be life-threatening. Now, thanks to a Bellevue company, there's an extra set of eyes to help see surgeons see what they may be missing.

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