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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.

45-year-old Chinese woman skips breakfast for eight years, develops 200 gallstones

45-year-old Chinese woman skips breakfast for eight years, develops 200 gallstones

Identified as Ms Chen, she claimed that her stomach pain started more than 10 years ago but her fear of surgery kept her from seeking medical aid.

This 30-year-old woman was bullied over her 'half face'!

This 30-year-old woman was bullied over her 'half face'!

Ivanka Danisova suffers from a congenital birth defect called 'Goldenhar syndrome' that caused underdeveloped cranial bones on the right side of her face.

30-year-old Pune man consumes liquid nitrogen, tears his abdomen

30-year-old Pune man consumes liquid nitrogen, tears his abdomen

A life saving procedure was conducted on the man by a team of doctors who said that he was at the verge of developing a life-threatening infection.

This Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons burn his brain to correct neurological disorder

This Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons burn his brain to correct neurological disorder

As per a report in Times of India, the 32-year-old techie-turned-musician played the instrument on the operation table even as surgeons 'burned' his brain to correct a neurological disorder.

Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

As per reports, the girl from Purulia was initially brought to Bankura Sammilani Medical College by her mother.

Mumbai hospital uses advanced medical procedure to successfully cure Polish teen of scoliosis

Mumbai hospital uses advanced medical procedure to successfully cure Polish teen of scoliosis

As the condition was progressing with time, deformity correction and spinal fusion surgery was performed with the help of neuromonitoring and spinal navigation.

Thinking of going for breast implants? They may end up saving your life!

Thinking of going for breast implants? They may end up saving your life!

According to the study, bullets travel considerably lesser, up to 20 percent less far, when travelling through implants, thus reducing the risk of organ damage.

Doctors remove massive lump of hair from 16-year-old girl's stomach in Dehradun – Watch the video

Doctors remove massive lump of hair from 16-year-old girl's stomach in Dehradun – Watch the video

Doctors have removed a massive lump of hair as big as the size of a melon from the stomach of a 16-year-old girl in Dehradun.

Australian man gets his toe surgically removed to replace severed thumb!

Australian man gets his toe surgically removed to replace severed thumb!

Mitchell was initially reluctant towards the transplant, but later decided to go for it.

'Anti-gravity treadmills help knee surgery patients run again'

'Anti-gravity treadmills help knee surgery patients run again'

According to researchers from University of Kent in the UK, such devices may help reduce the load on the joints in the lower limbs and bridge the gap between rehabilitation and return to sport.

Kota man is now being called 'Pin Man' after doctors remove 92 needles from his body! - Read his story

Kota man is now being called 'Pin Man' after doctors remove 92 needles from his body! - Read his story

Due to many complications involved, Badri Lal was denied treatment in 6 different hospitals.

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Unique 3D-printed heart valves could improve surgery outcomes

Unique 3D-printed heart valves could improve surgery outcomes

The aim is to improve the success rate of transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) by picking the right prosthetic and avoiding a common complication known as paravalvular leakage.

A hole in stomach - Drinking cocktail containing nitrogen liquid turned costly for Delhi man

A hole in stomach - Drinking cocktail containing nitrogen liquid turned costly for Delhi man

As per a report in Hindustan Times, the 30-year-old, whose identity has not been revealed, had to be rushed to a hospital in Gurgaon after he drank the cocktail with white smoke flowing from it. 

Chennai: Doctors remove blade, stick from mentally ill man's body

Chennai: Doctors remove blade, stick from mentally ill man's body

However, further tests showed a blade in the man's respiratory tract and a 10 cm stick in his intestine.

Eman Ahmed, once dubbed as world’s heaviest woman, can now sit and eat on her own

Eman Ahmed, once dubbed as world’s heaviest woman, can now sit and eat on her own

Doctors treating the 36-year-old at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi, have said that she is set to undergo a series of weight-reduction surgeries after Eid.

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors have successfully removed an egg-shaped cyst weighing 200gm from inside the brain of a 41-year-old woman at a city hospital.

Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue.

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.