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3-D-printed bone implant dissolves in the body

The implant is installed with a minimum number of metal fixators that are traditionally used in transplantation.

Here's why terminally ill cancer patients should avoid surgery!

The study highlights the dilemma that physicians and surgeons face when their terminally ill cancer patients are diagnosed with a condition that may benefit from surgery.

Hip surgery does not improve physical activity: Study

A new study has found that patients who underwent hip replacement surgery have showen little improvement in their physical activity levels like walking, cycling or climbing stairs.

Sixteen-year-old West Bengal boy found with female sexual organs

The boy, who is otherwise a male, had a uterus, ovaries, a rudimentary vagina and fallopian tubes.

Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.

Thiruvananthapuram: 15-year-old gets new lease of life after complex surgery

The neurosurgery team, comprising a team of doctors comprising Santhosh George Thomas, Biji Bahuleyan and Girish K M, performed the emergency surgery by operating from both the front and back of his neck, thus establishing a 360 degree fixation.

Post trial scientists develop tablet to prevent kidney cancer relapse

A recent trial demonstrates that consuming oral tablet Sunitinib for one year reduces the likelihood of cancer returning for kidney cancer patients following removal of the kidney. 

Surgeons remove 18cm long human 'tail' from Nagpur boy's back!

The doctors operated upon the 18-year-old boy with the 18 cm tail growing from the posterior end of the body on the back.

World’s first robotic surgeon with a sense of touch developed!

HeroSurg was developed by engineers from Deakin University in Australia and Harvard University in the US, along with Suren Krishnan from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and an Honorary Professor at Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI).

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal undergoes surgery for persistent cough problem

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday underwent a surgery for persistent cough that has troubled him for over 40 years, the hospital here where he is being treated said.

Woman with painful arch of foot cured by stretching exercises

According to Indian Medical Statistics, 20 per cent of adult population from the age of 40 starts suffering from Plantar fasciitis, a painful condition marked by tiny tears in the Plantar fascia -- the connective tissue that supports the arch of the foot.

Ukrainian breathes easy after double lung-transplant

After fighting a deadly lung condition for nearly seven years, Igor Kravchenko from Ukraine now breathes easy, thanks to a challenging surgery of lungs transplant performed at a hospital here.

Patients operated on at night twice more likely to die

Patients who have surgery during the night are twice as likely to die compared to patients who are operated on during the day, a study has found.

Spinal cord stimulator cures woman of lumbar spine disc disease

A 35-year-old woman operated twice for lumbar disc disease, was cured of her ailment after the insertion of a spinal cord stimulator through a minimally invasive surgery at a city hospital.

21kg tumor removed from 61-year-old man at Gurgaon hospital

A 21 kg cancerous tumour has been removed from a 61-year-old man by doctors at at Paras Hospital, Gurgaon.

Tamil actor Vijay's father undergoes surgery after fall

Tamil actor Vijay's father undergoes surgery after fall

Popular Tamil actor Vijay's father S.A. Chandrasekhar slipped and fell at a resort in Kumarakom on Wednesday and had to immediatelly undergo a surgery at a hospital here.

Prayers needed! Badminton ace Saina Nehwal to undergo surgery tomorrow

Prayers needed! Badminton ace Saina Nehwal to undergo surgery tomorrow

Interestingly, her understudy PV Sindhu won the silver medal at Rio Olympics, losing the women's singles final to world number one Carolina Marin of Spain in three games.

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

65-year-old polio patient with fracture regains movement after surgery

A 65-year-old polio patient with a fractured thigh bone has regain movement and started walking again after a complicated surgery performed by doctors of a city hospital.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif post-operation recovery on course, says daughter Maryam

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif post-operation recovery on course, says daughter Maryam

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is recovering well from a heart bypass surgery, said his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Sunday.