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Epidural prior to surgery. Anaesthetist in a hospital operating room injecting anaesthetic into a patient's spine prior to surgery. This is known as an epidural. The operation will be a hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus) on a woman with endometrial cancer. This form of cancer arises from the endometrium, the lining of the uterus. Photographed at a cancer hospital.
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