In a major eye surgery, a team of ophthalmologists in the neighbouring Thane district have successfully operated and removed a 33 millimetre piece of wood, a foreign body, from the bony socket of a woman's eye.
Days after the metropolis saw its first successful heart transplant in 47 years, second such surgery was performed at a private hospital here on Friday after traffic authorities created a 'green corridor' to transport a live heart from Vashi in Navi Mumbai.
A 53-year-old woman suffering from tracheal (wind pipe) tumour got a new lease of life after doctors at a city hospital performed tracheostomy (incision in windpipe) on her to deploy a Y-shaped stent in the trachea.
Double Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams will not defend her world athletics championships title in Beijing later this month as she recovers from elbow and shoulder surgery, the New Zealander said on Thursday.
In a mission marked by clockwork precision, the heart of a brain dead man, brought here by a Naval air ambulance, has been successfully transplanted in a 47-year-old autorickshaw driver at a hospital here.