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This week: salivary gland surgery, emergency care at crime scenes and more

A minimally invasive procedure called salivary endoscopy allows a surgeon to find and remove a stone while leaving the salivary gland intact. The surgery, which can be done in a doctor’s office, offers an alternative to open surgery, said Dr. Mark Marzouk. Dr. Marzouk is an ear, nose and throat surgeon who leads the division of head and neck oncologic surgery at Upstate University Hospital.

Also on this week’s show:  how medical care is provided at crime scenes when someone is still shooting, and a book created by psychiatric patients.