Tag: Surgery

Doctors ‘reanimate’ heart for first-of-its-kind transplant in US

Doctors at Duke University Medical Center this month “reanimated” a heart for a first-of-its-kind transplant performed on an adult in the United States. A heart transplant team at Duke University became the first in the United States to transplant an adult heart into a recipient through a process known as donation after circulatory death. Heart […]

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Prosecutors want to keep Chesapeake doctor accused of performing ‘unnecessary surgeries’ in jail

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – A Chesapeake doctor is accused of performing unnecessary surgeries on patients.  A judge is expected to decide Thursday morning if Javaid Perwaiz will get bond. He is accused of performing unnecessary hysterectomies, removal of ovaries and Fallopian tubes, according to court documents. Javaid Perwaiz The 69-year-old was arrested for health care […]

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Jimmy Carter recovering in hospital after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a hospital in Atlanta after undergoing an operation Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain, according to the Carter Center. Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a hospital in Atlanta after undergoing an operation to relieve pressure on his brain, according to the Carter Center. “Former […]

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‘Wheel of Fortune’ host Pat Sajak undergoes emergency surgery; Vanna White to step in

× ‘Wheel of Fortune’ host Pat Sajak undergoes emergency surgery; Vanna White to step in CULVER CITY, Calif. (WJW) – Vanna White is filling in as the host of “Wheel of Fortune” after Pat Sajak underwent emergency surgery this week. According to a post on the show’s official Twitter account, he went in to correct a […]

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WWE Legend Hacksaw Jim Duggan Was Hospitalized Over The Weekend

Scary news from the world of pro wrestling this weekend as WWE Hall of Famer, Royal Rumble winner, and notable American patriot Hacksaw Jim Duggan was hospitalized and underwent multiple emergency surgeries. Duggan’s wife Debra later clarified that the surgeries were to due to a, “severe infection,” and that he’d be in the hospital for […]

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Researchers improve robot-assisted surgery with AI

Robot-assisted surgery promises nothing short of a paradigm shift in medicine. In subfields from urology and gynecology to cardiothoracic and pediatric surgery, it’s enabling surgeons to perform complex procedures without having to resort to laparotomy (surgical incisions into the abdomen). Better still, surgical robots contain cameras that capture every knife and needle movement and suture […]

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Kevin Durant Had Surgery In New York To Repair A Ruptured Achilles Tendon

Getty Image The news everyone feared from the minute Kevin Durant went down in Game 5 of the NBA Finals has come to fruition: Durant has indeed torn his Achilles tendon, and he already had surgery to begin the process of recovery. Durant confirmed the news on his personal Instagram account just minutes after Steve […]

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