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Oak Park hospital live tweets hip replacement surgery

Monday, August 06, 2012
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Social media is now going into the operating room during live surgery.

West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park sent out live tweets during a hip replacement surgery.

The hospital's PR department was doing the actual tweeting.

In the hospital's lobby, many people followed the surgery on Twitter.

The female patient had a single session bilateral total hip replacement procedure. She is reported to be doing fine.

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