Heart surgery? Slate it for the afternoon, new research says

Handout picture released by the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS in Spanish) press office showing doctor David Arellano (L) conducting a surgery at the La Raza hospital in Mexico City, on September 14, 2017. When the September 19 quake shook Mexico City this year, Arellano was performing an open heart surgery in a newborn. Arellano saw from the surgery room the dust cloud left by a collapsing building and did what he had done on September 7 when another earthquake struck him during a surg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 28, 2017, on page 15.




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