Tag Archives: Surgery

07Dec/15

First penis transplant in the United States to be performed within a year

Surgeons at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are hoping to within a year perform the first penis transplant in the United States on a young soldier injured by a bomb explosion in Afghanistan, the New York Times reported.
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20Jul/15

Chimaera device paves way for wireless pain relief

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – A new prototype surgical device – called Chimaera – aims to put wireless pain management into patients’ hands.
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13Jun/15

Italian neurosurgeon to attempt first head transplant

(R Reports) – Valery Spiridonov is on a mission. The 30-year-old Russian, who has a degenerative muscle condition known as Werdnig-Hoffman, wants to become the first person ever to undergo a human head transplant.
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26May/15

Amputees control bionic legs with their thoughts

Mind-bending technology allows amputees to control their bionic prosthetic limbs with their thoughts. Amy Pollock reports.
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08May/15

The science behind Kylie Jenner’s plump lips

USA (Next Media) – Kylie Jenner, the youngest “Keeping up with the Kardashians” star, admitted to using lip fillers, after insisting for months her plump lips were all natural.

“It’s just an insecurity of mine, and it’s what I wanted to do,” the 17-year-old said during a sneak peek of an upcoming episode.
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17Mar/15

South African doctors perform world’s first successful penis transplant

South African doctors perform the world’s first successful penis transplant on a young man who had his organ amputated after a botched circumcision ritual.

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24Feb/15

Twins joined at chest, separated after 26-hour surgery

Ten-month-old conjoined twins who shared a chest wall, intestine and pelvis were separated in a first ever surgery of its kind, at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
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