Surgery

Neurosurgical procedures late at night can escalate risk of complications: Study

Neurosurgical procedures late at night can escalate risk of complications: Study

India has witnessed a growth in numbers of neuro-related problems in recent years.

Oct 17, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Delhi doctors perform successful spinal deformity correction surgery on 21-month-old

Delhi doctors perform successful spinal deformity correction surgery on 21-month-old

The four-hour-long deformity correction surgery is a new kind of success for the doctors. 

Oct 10, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Doctors remove dead foetus from 15-year-old's stomach

Doctors remove dead foetus from 15-year-old's stomach

The boy's unborn twin, which the doctors mistook for a tumour, was draining his blood supply and feeding off him.

Oct 05, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Doctors re-implant Kerala man's genital in complex reconstruction surgery

Doctors re-implant Kerala man's genital in complex reconstruction surgery

The man was admitted to the hospital on September 21 with three-fourth of his genital cut off.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Patient watches 'Baahubali 2' as doctors operate on her brain - Watch video

Patient watches 'Baahubali 2' as doctors operate on her brain - Watch video

The medicos at the hospital played the movie on a laptop to keep the patient conscious, which they claim helped them with the surgery.

Oct 03, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Is weight loss surgery safe? Chennai woman loses life while undergoing treatment

Is weight loss surgery safe? Chennai woman loses life while undergoing treatment

A 46-year-old woman from Chennai lost her life in the process of losing weight which reportedly was about 160 kilos.

Sep 24, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes 3rd comprehensive cancer surgery in UK

Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes 3rd comprehensive cancer surgery in UK

Kulsoom last Sunday won Lahore's NA-120 seat which was seen as referendum on the disqualification of Sharif by the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case.

 

Sep 21, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Dead for half an hour, woman revived miraculously after bypass surgery

Dead for half an hour, woman revived miraculously after bypass surgery

The woman, Saraswati Devi was nearly brain dead with no oxygen supply to the brain and "zero" blood pressure level.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Chennai girl plays Candy Crush while doctors remove her brain tumour

Chennai girl plays Candy Crush while doctors remove her brain tumour

After the brain scan, it was revealed that she had a tumour in an important area of brain which controls the movement of the left half of the body, including face, hand and leg.

Sep 11, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
Beware, obese men! Undergoing bariatric surgery may make you less fertile

Beware, obese men! Undergoing bariatric surgery may make you less fertile

Researchers discussed the possible impact of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) on male reproductive capability.

Sep 09, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
20-year-old with Rapunzel Syndrome gets 750 gram hairball removed from stomach – Symptoms, treatment

20-year-old with Rapunzel Syndrome gets 750 gram hairball removed from stomach – Symptoms, treatment

 The condition causes the person to pull out their own hair and consume it.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Conjoined twins of Odisha to undergo second phase surgery in mid-October

Conjoined twins of Odisha to undergo second phase surgery in mid-October

The 28-month-old twins who are joined at the heads were taken to AIIMS on July 13 and a team of 40 doctors conducted the 20-hour long first surgery on them on August 28.

Sep 04, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Forceps inside stomach becomes reason for woman's death – This is what happened

Forceps inside stomach becomes reason for woman's death – This is what happened

Jiviben's family members have alleged medical negligence on the part of hospital authorities and have subsequently filed a complaint at Shahibaug police Station.

Sep 04, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
British scientists develop camera to help doctors see through the body

British scientists develop camera to help doctors see through the body

Designed to help doctors track medical tools known as endoscopes that are used to investigate a range of internal conditions, the new device can detect sources of light inside the body, such as the illuminated tip of the endoscope's long flexible tube.

Sep 04, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
US man plays saxophone while doctors remove brain tumour

US man plays saxophone while doctors remove brain tumour

Although the tumour was not cancerous, it was located in a region that is known to be important for music function.

Sep 04, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
30% surgery of conjoined twins completed; condition stable: AIIMS doctor

30% surgery of conjoined twins completed; condition stable: AIIMS doctor

The two-and-a-half year-old craniopagus twins, or fused at the cranium, were brought to AIIMS on July 14, from Milipada village in Kandhamal district of Odisha. 

Aug 30, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
AIIMS doctors perform first phase of separation surgery on conjoined twins

AIIMS doctors perform first phase of separation surgery on conjoined twins

Two-year-old twins, who are joined at the head, were brought to AIIMS on July 13.

Aug 29, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Augmented reality may help guide plastic surgery

Augmented reality may help guide plastic surgery

 Japanese researchers have shown that an augmented reality (AR) system could be a useful guide to planning, performing and evaluating the results of plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Aug 26, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Woman's arms re-attached after train accident by surgeons in France

Woman's arms re-attached after train accident by surgeons in France

The surgery commenced early in the evening of August 14 – 1 hour and 50 minutes after the 30-year-old’s arms were severed in the accident at Chambery station, 60 km (35 miles) away.

Aug 26, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Kerala: Fish bone removed from respiratory track of toddler

Parents of the child said since the past two months she had been suffering from breathlessness.

Aug 25, 2017, 11:16 AM IST