Heart surgery

Oh boy! Canadian doctors perform world's first in-womb heart surgery

Oh boy! Canadian doctors perform world's first in-womb heart surgery

Sebastian was diagnosed with two severe congenital heart defects in the womb and his heart was not sufficiently pumping blood and oxygen in his body.

Jul 27, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Study associates obesity to higher chances of infection after heart bypass surgery!

Study associates obesity to higher chances of infection after heart bypass surgery!

Knowing the risks and potential outcomes can help health-care providers and patients make more informed choices on treatment and better use of resources.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
16-year-old boy dances with joy after successful heart surgery – Watch heartwarming video

16-year-old boy dances with joy after successful heart surgery – Watch heartwarming video

Recently, a video of a 16-year-old boy from the United States dancing on his hospital bed with wires and machines attached to him has gone viral on the Internet.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
This crucial open heart surgery device poses a major risk! - Know what it is

This crucial open heart surgery device poses a major risk! - Know what it is

Approximately 60 percent of heart bypass procedures performed in the U.S. use the brand of device associated with these infections.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

French 'bikini killer' to have heart surgery in Nepal

A notorious French criminal who earned the nickname "bikini killer" for a string of murders throughout Asia in the 1970s, was in a Nepali hospital Friday, where he is expected to undergo open heart surgery.

 

Jun 09, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
45-year-old Keralite becomes the first person in India to live with two beating hearts, one of it being a woman's

45-year-old Keralite becomes the first person in India to live with two beating hearts, one of it being a woman's

Amazing, isn't it? A 45-year-old man from Kerala has become the first person in the country to live with two beating hearts after he suffered a heart failure.

Jun 02, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
6-year-old boy with heart on his right side of chest survives complex cardiac surgery

6-year-old boy with heart on his right side of chest survives complex cardiac surgery

Sanket More was diagnosed with congenital transposition of the great arteries – a rare heart defect in which the heart ventricles (heart chambers) are reversed.

May 24, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
World's smallest baby successfully undergoes heart surgery at Geetanjali Hospital, Rajasthan

World's smallest baby successfully undergoes heart surgery at Geetanjali Hospital, Rajasthan

The baby boy born prematurely after about 28 weeks (5.5 months) - believed the be the world's tiniest baby - underwent a patent ductus arteriosus, or PDA, corrective operation 15 days after his birth.

May 17, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Jimmy Kimmel gets emotional on son's heart surgery

Jimmy Kimmel gets emotional on son's heart surgery

Popular TV host Jimmy Kimmel got emotional on his "The Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show while opening up about complications following the birth of his son Billy 10 days ago.

May 02, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Too sick for heart valve surgery? Conscious sedation, a safe alternative to general anesthesia

Too sick for heart valve surgery? Conscious sedation, a safe alternative to general anesthesia

According to the research, the patients who underwent conscious sedation had a similar rate of adverse events to those who underwent anesthesia, but those who were given conscious sedation had shorter stays in the intensive care unit (30 versus 96 hours for those with general anesthesia) and shorter hospital stays (4.9 days versus 10.4 days).

Apr 12, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Doctors find no pulse in baby operated for hole in heart – Read what happened next

Doctors find no pulse in baby operated for hole in heart – Read what happened next

Three-month-old Aaradhya Wagh from Dhule, who was born with a hole in heart, miraculously survived after his heart stopped beating for 45 minutes.

Apr 06, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing well

Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery.

Feb 28, 2017, 08:35 AM IST
Successful heart surgery performed on HIV patient for the first time in China!

Successful heart surgery performed on HIV patient for the first time in China!

The centre's AIDS Diagnosis and Treatment Centre has dedicated itself to addressing this difficulty for the past seven years.

Feb 09, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
Mumbai: 69-year-old woman weighing just 35 kg undergoes complex heart surgeries at Asian Heart Institute

Mumbai: 69-year-old woman weighing just 35 kg undergoes complex heart surgeries at Asian Heart Institute

A diagnosis by Panda revealed that Phatak's heart pumping was very weak, barely 20-25 per cent of normal; she had two major blockages in the heart, and narrowing of a heart valve.

Feb 08, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Hard lessons! Chris Gayle REVEALS what made him live life to the fullest

Hard lessons! Chris Gayle REVEALS what made him live life to the fullest

Talking about his autobiography, Gayle said the book will give an insight to an altogether different side of his character.

Sep 09, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Boy's heart, brain function halted for cardiac tumour removal!

The surgery was performed using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), a surgical technique that involves reduction of body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius

Jul 25, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Touching! Six-year-old girl, who underwent heart surgery, receives hand-signed letter from PM Narendra Modi

Touching! Six-year-old girl, who underwent heart surgery, receives hand-signed letter from PM Narendra Modi

Vaishali Yadav, who underwent a major heart surgery last week with help from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is one of the happiest persons today.

Jun 21, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi to undergo urgent heart surgery

Controversial former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 79, will undergo heart surgery to replace an aortic valve after suffering an attack his doctor said could have killed him.

Jun 09, 2016, 22:30 PM IST
How PM Narendra Modi's help saved 7-year-old girl's life; she had hole in heart, but no money for surgery

How PM Narendra Modi's help saved 7-year-old girl's life; she had hole in heart, but no money for surgery

It's a moving story of a 7-year-old girl whose life was saved by PM Narendra Modi's immediate help!

Jun 08, 2016, 13:30 PM IST
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif `going back home` after surgery in London: Daughter

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif `going back home` after surgery in London: Daughter

Pakistan`s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is "going back home" after successfully undergoing open heart surgery in London, his daughter said on Monday.

Jun 06, 2016, 23:50 PM IST