A 27-year-old Turkish man who underwent the world's first would-be quadruple limb transplant died Monday, hours after the limbs were removed due to metabolic failure, the hospital said.
A 9-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.
Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Texas man marvels at recovering the ability of expression.
Belgian surgeons have successfully performed the country's first-ever face transplant, the 19th in the world, doctors announced Saturday.
Five women in Belgium have had potentially faulty breast implants made by French firm PIP removed since the beginning of December, the country's health watchdog said Saturday.
Conjoined 10-month-old twin girls separated by a Chilean medical team are in critical condition after the surgery, and one is close to death, hospital officials said Friday.
U.S. surgeons on Tuesday successfully separated conjoined two-year-old girls born in the Philippines, bringing tears to the eyes of their mother who praised God for keeping them alive.
Conjoined 2-year-old girls born in the Philippines are to undergo surgery on Tuesday to separate them at the chest and abdomen, according to the California hospital where the operation will take place.
Trouble-prone medical products widely used to surgically repair women's pelvic problems need more stringent tests for safety and effectiveness, government advisers recommended Thursday.