Surgeries

Watch: San Diego hospital lets kids drive to the operation theater

Watch: San Diego hospital lets kids drive to the operation theater

Kids at Rady Children's Hospital in California were driven into the operating room in a tiny Mercedes, BMW or Lamborghini.

Sep 20, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Robots will carry out surgeries at Safdarjung hospital soon

Robots will carry out surgeries at Safdarjung hospital soon

The hospital is in the process of buying a robot at an estimated cost of Rs 18 crore to carry out surgeries.

May 03, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
Over 20,000 resident doctors in Delhi go on strike, 800 surgeries postponed

Over 20,000 resident doctors in Delhi go on strike, 800 surgeries postponed

Over 20,000 resident doctors in the national capital on Thursday went on mass casual leave in solidarity with their Maharashtra counterparts.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

The move severely affected patients as the emergency unit closed for the first time in the premier institutes history.

Mar 18, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Delhiites can now get free diagnostic tests

Delhiites can now get free diagnostic tests

Under the scheme, all residents of Delhi will get free diagnostic tests in 21 private institutions if they are referred to by Delhi government hospitals.

Mar 02, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Fondly called `Doorbeen-wale bawa' in rural areas, Dr Pant works with the state government's health department and specialises in laproscopic sterilisation.

Feb 03, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
New tiny ingestible `robot` may soon make surgeries history

New tiny ingestible `robot` may soon make surgeries history

Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.

May 15, 2016, 10:57 AM IST

Surgeries, emergency services hit as nurses go on mass leave

At Safdarjung Hospital, 70 routine surgeries had to be rescheduled as 25 out of the 30 operation theatres were shut.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:46 PM IST
I went through two surgeries listening to music: Amitabh Bachchan

I went through two surgeries listening to music: Amitabh Bachchan

Music is the best healer and for megastar Amitabh Bachchan it has been his companion in the operation theatre too.

Oct 20, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

AIIMS: Parliamentary panel bats for system to ensure prompt surgery of critical patients

Noting that patients have to wait for "too long" for surgeries and tests at AIIMS in Delhi, a parliamentary panel has recommended putting in place a grading system under which those with severe diseases are served first.

Aug 23, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Surgeries result in more injuries during college play

Athletes who have had lower extremity surgeries before going on to play in college might be at a higher risk for another surgery independent of gender and sport, a study has found.

Jul 13, 2015, 13:34 PM IST

Doctor suspended for performing surgeries in drunken state

 A gynaecologist in government hospital who allegedly performed family planning surgeries at a camp in Mandi district in a drunken state has been placed under suspension, the state Assembly was told on Thursday.

Dec 11, 2014, 21:23 PM IST

Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC orders seizure of banned medicines

 The Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the state government to seize tainted and sub-standard medicines including Ciprocin-500, which have been banned after botched sterilisation surgeries here claimed 13 lives and left many critical.

Nov 25, 2014, 15:48 PM IST
Aishwarya celebrates 20th anniversary of Miss World title with smiles, kids and her Dad

Aishwarya celebrates 20th anniversary of Miss World title with smiles, kids and her Dad

It was right 20 years ago, when the "most beautiful woman in the world" created history and won brought the crown home, after bagging the 'Miss World' title.

Nov 21, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC takes suo moto cognisance; seeks report

 The Chhattisgarh High Court here on Wednesday sought a detailed report within ten days from the state government on the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district, after it took suo moto cognisance of the the incident, which left 11 women dead and many critical.

Nov 12, 2014, 17:20 PM IST

Doctors perform birth surgeries under candlelight in Kashmir

When the floods wreaked havoc in Kashmir and plunged most parts of the Valley into darkness, few doctors at a lone maternity care hospital here, lent a ray of light to people's lives by performing birth surgeries under candlelight.

Sep 24, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Nearly 148 female inmates `illegally sterilized in California prisons`

Nearly 148 female inmates in California prisons were illegally sterilized by doctors, a new report has found.

Jul 09, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

Death rates lowest for patients having operations on Monday

There is a higher risk of death for patients who have elective surgery later in the week and at the weekend, compared with those earlier in the week, a new study has revealed.

May 29, 2013, 10:46 AM IST

`Malala undergoes two successful surgeries`

Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban has undergone two successful operations

Feb 03, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai gets robotic arm for surgeries

Advanced medical techniques took a great leap forward in India with the arrival of a robotic arm for assisting in surgeries at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.

Jun 10, 2012, 14:07 PM IST