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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.

What doctors found inside this lady's appendix was weird!

The woman whose name has not been revealed came to the hospital complaining of pain and tenderness on the right side of her pelvis, making her unable to eat and suffer from fever.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to undergo open-heart surgery in UK today; Modi wishes him speedy recovery

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to undergo open-heart surgery in UK today; Modi wishes him speedy recovery

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's open-heart surgery will take place at London's The Princess Grace Hospital.

World's 60 million refugees need 2.78 mn surgeries a year

Without access to timely and safe surgery, many people will become disabled and many will die -- outcomes that could have been prevented.

Robot surgeon stitches tissue without help from human doctors – Watch!

Robot surgeon stitches tissue without help from human doctors – Watch!

The Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) can perform complex surgery as well, and in some cases better than human surgeons.

Bangladesh's 'Tree Man' has successful surgery, hopes to return to work!

The warts were identified as epidermodysplasia verruciformis, an extremely rare, non-contagious disease.

Predicting right-size of heart valves before surgery

The computer simulation project, a collaboration between Flamini and Puneet Bhatla from NYU Langone School of Medicine, began in the summer of 2014.

60% rise in cosmetic surgeries ahead of Valentine's Day

Currently, the cosmetic surgeries relating to skin and several other minor procedures cost around Rs.8,000-9,000 only.  

Weight loss surgery may kill romance, hit family life

 Want to shed those extra kilos through weight loss surgery? Do it before you get hitched! According to a study, being married might actually work against those who want to put off weight, reveals a study.

Frequent sore throats? Tonsil removal can offer relief

Adults suffering from frequent sore throats might find relief by having their tonsils surgically removed, new research has found.

Hypnosis offers new alternative for `awake brain surgery`

According to a new study, hypnosis may provide a new option for the 'awake surgery' for brain cancer patients.

Uptick in cosmetic surgeries linked to social media

There has been a sharp increase in the number of youngsters undergoing cosmetic surgeries just because they want to look better on social media platforms, doctors said.

Sun exposure impacts weight-loss surgery results

Seasonal sun exposure plays a substantial role in how well people do after weight loss surgery.