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.
Long famed as a tourist destination for its sunny beaches, exotic cuisine and historic sites, Morocco is now offering foreign visitors another attraction: plastic surgery clinics.
A young father who was terribly disfigured in an electrical accident showed off his new look Monday alongside doctors who performed the United States' first full face transplant.
French doctors are claiming to have carried out the world's first successful full-face transplant, a news report said Thursday.
An increasing number of older people, hoping to match good appearances with their active and younger lifestyles, are turning to plastic surgery.
Doctors at a British hospital have carried out the first heart rhythm operation using a remote-controlled robot and say its success means patients could be treated by doctors in other cities, or even other countries.
A Spanish hospital said Thursday it performed the world's first complete face transplant in March on a man who could not swallow, breath or talk normally following an accident five years ago.
Orthopaedic surgeon Bai Helong hikes up his trousers, places his foot on his desk and marks the spot just below his hairless knee where he cuts into the legs of patients who want to be taller.
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