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  • The teenage boy with cancer who had his leg detached and turned 180 degrees

    Wednesday 8th May 2013

    Dugan Smith, after fighting bone cancer, is able to keep up his previously active lifestyle after doctors have managed to reattach his right leg – backwards. Smith, 13, was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2008 and had to undergo surgery to amputate his knee and thigh. He chose to have “rotatio...

  • The Life changing surgery

    Monday 29th April 2013

    Patient Laura Gill was born with congenital facial paralysis on the right side of her face. She has lived her entire life with a collapsed nasal cavity and severely compromised vision and encountered a lifetime of physical & emotional challenges. Now the Oculoplastic surgeon the renowned Iran...

  • Unusual presentation of ovarian cyst in a 24 year old woman :

    Monday 22nd April 2013

    A Case Presentation - ( Courtesy of : Labbafinejad medical Hospital , Tehran , Iran ) - By: F. Sharifi M.D. – R. Sarhangnejad M.D- M.H. Soltani M.D. Summary: Huge ovarian cyst in a 24 year old woman had been led to the reccurent urinary retention . Main Description. Case: The patient is a 24 ye...

  • India’s first artificial heart pump implant successful

    Monday 15th April 2013

    M R Venkatesh, Chennai; Reports : For the first time in India, an artificial heart pump was successfully implanted on a 58-year-old heart patient at a hospital in Chennai, breaking new grounds in the advance cardiac therapy. The sophisticated “HeartMate-II LVAD” (Left Ventricular Assist Devi...

  • Patients with brain tumors are offered “Awake” and “fast-track” day surgery for the first time.

    Monday 8th April 2013

    This procedure, during which the patient remains awake, is being pioneered by the Iranian-born Dr Gelareh Zadeh who is also britain's youngest female brain surgeon. Dr Gelareh Zadeh, 35, is a specialist in malignant brain tumors, and was invited to UK from Canada a year ago to help establish a pi...

 
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