New device developed to reduce cost of tracking open heart surgeries

Tracking results of open heart surgeries may soon become easier and cheaper,thanks to a simple, cost effective palm size blood flow meter developed by scientists of the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) here. India is currently fully dependent on imported blood flow meters to precisely measure blood flow rates […]

Super-fast surgery could soon be offered to one million Britons with a ‘racing heart’ condition that puts them at high risk of a stroke

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Dantri donates VND20m to help heart disease patient

Nguyen Quang Thanh said his daughter has a hand deformity at birth so he had always worked hard in order to give her an artificial hand. However, they incurred huge debts after his wife had a uterus problem. Thanh is also suffering from heart failure and dilated cardiomyopathy so he needs a heart transplant. There […]

Woman positive for COVID-19 with ruptured brain aneurysm undergoes surgery at GRH

Dr. Sangumani said that the patient continues to be on ventilator support in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit but is slowly making progress. “To perform a neurosurgery in the time of COVID-19 is difficult but the doctors worked through it tirelessly,” he said.

Dennis Nilsen: Serial killer died after hospital surgery

Nilsen’s trial at the Old Bailey heard the remains of three bodies were found at his home and bones from at least eight bodies were found at his previous address in Melrose Avenue, Cricklewood, north-west London.

Akwa Ibom hospital makes breakthrough on brain, open heart surgery

ALSO READ: FG urges resident doctors to suspend strike “That tumor sits in the base of the brain, we didn’t have to open up the brain, so the experts that did the surgery went through the nostrils into the brain, got the whole tumor out. If an individual wants to do that kind of surgery abroad […]

Parents’ relief as sick 7-month-old baby finally comes home after six heart ops

Annabelle turned a corner and had her second open-heart surgery in July at six months old. It diverted blood to the lungs for ­oxygen without passing through the heart, easing strain on the organ. Later that month, Annabelle was briefly referred back at Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, and she was finally allowed to […]

Monty Python star Michael Palin, 76, undergoes four-hour heart surgery

The legendary comedian and broadcaster continued: “My chest won’t really be ready for any gold medallions for at least six weeks, and I’m told the ticker, which enlarges to deal with the extra work-load from dysfunctional valves, may take a year to return to normal size.”

Former Premier League hardman Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock reveals how he ‘died’ on operating table during emergency heart surgery

He added: ‘Harry’s Heroes sent me to a heart surgeon to check everything was alright because I was getting dizzy just running upstairs. I thought, ‘Oh, no, it could be brain trauma after heading too many footballs’. But they found it was from my heart beating too fast, so that was a big wake-up call.’  

My encounter with the heart of Slovaks

At the Žilina Faculty Hospital emergency area, I was met by a young, stylish doctor, and his ever-smiling nurse. Throughout his examination, he didn’t say a word to me and only spoke to my wife in Slovak. Minutes later he looked at me and the first thing he said was, “I’m going to stick my […]