SURGERY

  • West Bengal: Conjoined twins separated by rare surgery at Burdwan government hospital 7 hours 48 minutes ago

    Burdwan (WB): A pair of conjoined twins were separated on Thursday by doctors in a rare surgery which was carried out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital (BMCH). "This is the first time (in West Bengal) that two boys who shared a common chest and abdominal walls were separated by...
  • Sterilisation deaths: Rat poison mixed medicines given to women, confirms Health Ministry 5 days ago

    Raipur: Medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, were given to womwn who underwent sterilisation surgery at government medical camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, confirmed state Health Ministry on Saturday. "According to the reports, poison was mixed along with the medicines. All the reports have been handed...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: I am not the only one responsible, says arrested doctor November 13, 2014

    Dr RK Gupta, who conducted 83 laparoscopic surgeries in Bilaspur has been arrested. "Whatever charges are framed against me are false, I am being targeted. I am a government servant and I only follow orders given to me by the CMO and BMO," said Gupta. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 11, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NCW set to propose legalisation of sex trade November 11, 2014

    The National Commission for Women set to propose legalisation of sex trade. NCW chief Lalitha Kumaralangalam on Tuesday said that the commission will propose the same to a Supreme Court constituted panel. According to sources, Women and Child Development Ministry does not favour the idea. ...
  • Are government-run health camps putting lives at risk? November 11, 2014

    In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. CNN-IBN asks whether the government-run health camps are putting lives at risk. ...
  • Eight women die, several critical after sterilisation surgery in a government hospital in Chhattisgarh November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The women had been discharged on Saturday after being given medicines. However, within 24 hours of the surgery, many women complained of vomiting and...
  • Australian doctors develop technique to transplant dead hearts October 24, 2014

    A team of Australian doctors successfully transplanted so-called dead hearts into patients. The breakthrough could change the way organs are donated. Until now, doctors have relied on using the still-beating hearts of donors who have been declared brain dead. But doctors in a Sydney hospital developed a technique through which...
  • Renee Zellweger slams surgery rumours as 'silly' October 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Terming the plastic surgery rumours as baseless, actress Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she is healthier and happier. The speculation that the 45-year-old underwent plastic surgery started after she was unrecognisable at an event in Beverly Hills Monday. Calling the conversation about her appearance "silly," she said that...
  • Watch: Baby Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi for help October 21, 2014

    Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but they haven't been successful. Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi to come forward and help and shower his blessing on baby...
  • Hyderabad: Transgenders demand free sex reassignment surgery in hospitals October 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: A transgender group has demanded that at least one government hospital in the state should provide free sex reassignment surgery to the community. A charter of demands presented by Telangana Hijra Transsex Transgender Samiti (THITS) to the government also includes job reservations, separate seats in state transport buses and separate...
  • Ranbir Kapoor discharged after minor surgery for adenoid tonsils October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor was Wednesday morning discharged from a hospital here following a minor surgery, said a source. According to a report, he was being treated for adenoid tonsil. Ranbir, who turned 32 Sep 28, was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital here. "He was hospitalised...and he got discharged today morning....
  • Arun Jaitley 'recovering satisfactorily' : Hospital September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was readmitted in a hospital for a post-surgery check-up, is "recovering satisfactorily", the hospital said in a statement. "Shri Arun Jaitley had undergone a surgery for his metabolic disorder three weeks ago. He was admitted for evaluation of post-operative gastro intestinal infection. The...
  • Kerala's first multiple transplant surgery gives a new life to patient September 23, 2014

    Kochi: In a medical marvel in Kerala, a 38-year-old brain dead patient gave a new lease of life to Syed Younis Sahir, who was suffering from diabetes and kidney failure. After a 12-hour complicated surgery, Kochi doctors conducted the first successful combined pancreas and kidney transplant in the state and...
  • Arun Jaitley out of hospital, to skip G20 meet in Australia September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was released from hospital on Wednesday after a longerthanexpected stay for treatment, and will miss a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia next week. Jaitley was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi on September 1 for planned...
  • Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery September 10, 2014

    Coimbatore: RobotAssisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennaibased Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday said. Traditional open heart surgery involved making a big incision and resulted in...
  • Delhi: Wives' kidney swap gives two men fresh lease of life September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Two women gave a fresh lease of life to each other's husband, who were suffering from severe renal disease, by donating their organ in a 'kidney swap transplant' surgery in the national capital. 61yearold SB Ram, an Engineer at SAIL, Bokaro was battling for survival in Delhi for...
  • Age no bar for breast cancer surgery: Study September 6, 2014

    Singapore: There is good news for older women suffering from breast cancer as researchers have found that breast cancer surgeries may be safely performed even for women aged 80 years and above. "The results of this study are important as they dispel the misconception and fear among the public that surgery...
  • RJD chief Lalu Prasad undergoes heart surgery at a Mumbai hospital August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad is undergoing two major heart surgeries one to replace an aortic valve and the other to repair the aorta, at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. "The surgery began this morning," a spokesperson for the Asian Heart Institute, located in suburban Bandra Kurla...
  • Mumbai: Lalu Prasad to undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad will undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday at a private hospital in Mumbai. The Asian Heart Institute, where he was admitted on Monday for medical evaluation, on Tuesday said that preliminary medical investigations indicated the 66yearold former Bihar chief minister required to undergo...
  • Cardiac surgery needed for 66yearold Lalu August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Asian Heart Institute where RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been admitted, on Tuesday said a cardiac surgery was needed, based on preliminary medical investigations. "Laluji is fundamentally a healthy person, as can be seen from the intense campaigning he has done. Based on preliminary reports, we can now...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery August 21, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold will miss the five oneday internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • Anupam Kher takes to Twitter to thank fans for wishing him a speedy recovery July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is recovering from the minor surgery he underwent recently for the removal of a cyst in the upper eyelid. The 59yearold talk show host thanked all his fans for their wishes on Twitter. "Thank you for your warm wishes for my eye cyst surgery. It...
  • Indian baby fights for her life after ninth surgery in Dubai June 5, 2014

    Dubai: A sixmonthold Indian baby is fighting for her life at a hospital after being operated nine times for multiple complications due to her premature birth. Safa, weighing only 580 grams, was born three months premature to Sheerain and Nasir Khan, through a Csection surgery on November 2, 2013, Gulf...
  • Doctor couple booked for carelessness in operating patient May 29, 2014

    A doctor couple was on Thursday booked for their alleged carelessness in operating a patient who died post the surgery, police said. The FIR has been registered against Dr Chhavi Ojha and Dr Ramesh Ojha, who had operated one Phoolkumari, who died on May 27, they said. The family members of the...
  • TV actor Rakesh Diwana passes away, allegedly after weight loss surgery complications April 27, 2014

    Indore: Television actor Rakesh Diwana, who played the role of Kumbhkarna in popular serial 'Ramayana' telecast in 200809, died here today. He was 48. He had developed complications following a weight loss surgery he underwent at a hospital here four days back. Diwana was admitted at Mohak Hospital for the surgery...
  • Avicii recovers from appendix, gallbladder operation April 1, 2014

    London: Swedish DJ Avicii is on the road to recovery after an operation to remove his appendix and gallbladder. The 24-year-old DJ, whose real name is Tim Bergling, announced last week that he was pulling out of Miami's Ultra Music Festival because of stomach pains, reported BBC online. He was admitted...
  • Angelina Jolie to undergo another surgery after double mastectomy March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie, who had a double mastectomy in May last year, says "there's still another surgery to have, which I haven't yet". The 38-year-old had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being told she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer because she carries the BRCA1...
  • Patna doctors refuse to operate on hepatitis patients, demand insurance cover March 7, 2014

    Doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) are allegedly refusing to treat hepatitis patients due to fears of infection, and have demanded insurance cover. "In the last one month, six hepatitis patients have returned without surgery after doctors refused to operate on them," said a doctor of the surgery...