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This is pretty incredible: the first surgery of its kind performed under hypnosis.

Doctors in Paris performed abdominal aorta surgery on an 82-year-old man-- no anesthesia, just hypnosis. Doctors say this allows for a quicker recovery.

When asked whether he was worried about the unconventional procedure, the patient said at a certain age, fear is no longer a factor.

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