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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif recovering after heart surgery: Family

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif recovering after heart surgery: Family

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is fast recovering after an open heart surgery in a London hospital on Tuesday, his family said.

PM Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, wishes Pak Premier speedy recovery for heart surgery

PM Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, wishes Pak Premier speedy recovery for heart surgery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday talked to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

A device that allows doctors to operate on the heart while it beats!

While a standard heart bypass surgery lasts four to five hours, with doctors having to stop the heart and entails lengthy post-operative rehabilitation, the new device allows doctors to operate on the heart while it beats.

Doctors perform heart surgery on 29-week foetus

For the first time in Kerala, a team of doctors here performed surgery on a 29-week foetus to relieve narrowing of the exit of the unborn baby's heart chamber.

Kejriwal's father undergoes heart surgery

According to hospital sources, Kejriwal's father was rushed to Apollo today morning after he complained of chest pain.

After successful heart transplant man dies of kidney failure

A patient, who underwent a heart transplant surgery at a government medical college here last month, has died due to kidney failure, hospital authorities said Monday.