Cyprus president to undergo heart operation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, 68, needs to undergo open heart surgery to repair a valve, the government announced on today.

Miracle surgery saves girl's heart by repairing with 'raincoat material'

Surgeons in England performed a miracle surgery, when they repaired a little girl's heart with material that would usually be used to make raincoats.

'Newly' donated blood better for heart surgery

Heart surgery patients receiving newly donated blood have significantly fewer post-operative complications than those who received blood donated more than two weeks before their surgery, found a research.

Hearty and cheerful Lalu Prasad Yadav walks out of Mumbai hospital​

Eighteen days after undergoing three cardiac surgeries, a hearty and cheerful RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Hearty and cheerful Lalu walks out of Mumbai hospital Saturday walked out of the Asian Heart Institute here, doctors said.​

Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery

Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals today said.

Lalu Yadav to undergo heart surgery

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav, who is currently under medical observation in a Mumbai hospital, is likely to undergo heart surgery, reports said on Tuesday.

South African doctors give wrong patient heart surgery

Local media said 83-year-old Rita du Plessis was being treated for a respiratory infection, but ended up in theatre for a procedure to remove excess moisture around her heart.

Dick Wagner, former Alice Cooper guitarist passes away at 71

Dick Wagner, former guitarist for Alice Cooper died at the age of 71 just after two weeks of undergoing a heart surgery.

Artificial hearts can be a temporary fix: study

An artificial heart may help patients survive while awaiting a heart transplant, although the devices remain risky 10 years after they were approved, according to a US study Thursday.

Gesink to undergo heart operation, misses Amstel Gold

Dutchman Robert Gesink will undergo a heart operation after suffering pain during last week`s Tour of the Basque Country, the Belkin rider revealed Tuesday.

Artificial hearts can be a temporary fix: Study

An artificial heart may help patients survive while awaiting a heart transplant, although the devices remain risky 10 years after they were approved, according to a US study Thursday.

Syrian foreign minister`s heart surgery a success

Syria`s foreign minister, a close confidant of President Bashar Assad and a staunch defender of the government, underwent a successful heart operation today, state media said.

First patient fitted with Carmat artificial heart dies

The first patient fitted with an artificial heart made by the French company Carmat has died, the hospital that had performed the transplant in December said on Monday.

3D-printed heart aids life-saving surgery on US baby

A newly developed 3D-printed heart has helped doctors perform a life-saving heart surgery on a 14-month old infant in the US.

First leadless pacemaker in US implanted into patient

This February, and Indian-origin doctor implanted the United States` first miniature-sized, leadless cardiac pacemaker directly inside a patient`s heart without surgery.

Biosensor to detect brain injuries during heart surgery

Scientists have developed a fingernail-sized biosensor that could alert doctors when serious brain injury occurs during heart surgery.

US doctors perform heart surgery on 25-week foetus

US surgeons have successfully performed a rare life-saving heart surgery on a 25-week-old foetus growing inside its mother`s womb.

George Bush undergoes heart surgery to remove blockage

Former US President George W Bush today successfully underwent a surgery to clear a blocked artery in his heart.

David Attenborough doing well after heart surgery

Beloved nature broadcaster David Attenborough is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery.

Chautala shifted to Gurgaon hospital for heart sur

Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving jail term for his involvement in teachers recruitment scam, was on Thursday shifted from Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital to a private hospital in Gurgaon.