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Deshmukh critical, family forbids health bulletin (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to the Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, an official said, adding his family ... Read more...

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World’s first quadruple limb transplant


February 26th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 26 (IANS) The world's first successful quadruple limb transplant operation was carried out at a Turkish hospital.Two arms and two legs of a deceased donor were transplanted to ... Read more...

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This Pakistani’s heart will beat for India


July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) A Pakistani national has got a new lease of life after an Indian family donated the heart of their family member, who died in a road ... Read more...

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Burns victim receives new hands in rare transplant


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A burns victim in the US has received a new pair of hands in a rare double transplant operation that lasted 18 hours. The surgery took place Thursday ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole to reveal all about her kidney transplant op in memoir


July 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Singer Natalie Cole is all geared up to reveal about her successful kidney transplant operation in an upcoming memoir.The Grammy Award-winning jazz singer will be teaming up with ... Read more...

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Spanish Man Steps Out In Public After Face Transplantation


May 5th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Madrid , May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Madrid witnessed its second face transplant operation as the patient was released from the Seville's Virgen Del Rocio Hospital. Following the surgery the patient ... Read more...

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Two simultaneous heart transplants at Chennai hospital


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Doctors at a private hospital here performed two simultaneous heart transplant operations last week, in what could be the first such instance in the world. Both the recipients, ... Read more...

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Heart-assist device keeps teenager alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD). ... Read more...

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Heart pump keeps child alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Teenager Francesco De Santiago made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump. Then he recently ... Read more...

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Argentine singer recovering after heart, lung transplant


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter and actor Sandro is "stable" and recovering "favourably" from the complex surgery of a heart and lung transplant, doctors have said. "Like any other human being ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole gets new kidney


May 21st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Rhythm and blues singer Natalie Cole, daughter of R and B legend Nat "King" Cole, underwent a kidney transplant operation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles on Tuesday.The 59-year-old ... Read more...

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Sick Jacko fighting for his life?


December 21st, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson is reportedly fighting for his life, according to a writer who is penning a new biography on the singer.Ian Halperin, a former award-winning investigative journalist ... Read more...

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British surgeon predicts first full face transplant within a year


December 17th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): The next one-year might see the announcement of world''s first full face transplant, said the leader of the UK Facial Transplantation Research Team.It was after the first ... Read more...

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U.S. woman receives first ever ”near total” face transplant


December 17th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): In what is being hailed as the first ever near total facial transplant, 80 per cent of a womans face has been replaced by a team of ... Read more...

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Double arm transplant leaves man feeling like a teen


October 9th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A man who got a new lease of life after getting his lost limbs from a tragic teenager has claimed that the miraculous transplant has left him ... Read more...

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Spain to perform first face transplant operation


June 25th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Madrid, June 25 (DPA) Spanish doctors are preparing to perform the country's first face transplant operation, one of the rare surgeries in the world, media reported Wednesday. Doctor Pedro Cavadas said he ... Read more...

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