Kuwait emir, 91, flies to US for medical care after surgery

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:09:45 +0000

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruling emir left Thursday morning for the United States with the help of the US government to seek further medical care after recently undergoing surgery. Kuwait has yet to elaborate on what required Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah to seek a previously unannounced medical treatment beginning Saturday and […]

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Seoul plays down report over North Korean leader’s health

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 03:56:58 +0000

SEOUL: South Korea played down a report Tuesday that the North’s leader Kim Jong Un was being treated after surgery, as speculation mounted over his absence from a key anniversary. Pyongyang marked the birthday of its late founder, Kim’s grandfather Kim Il Sung, on April 15 — by far the most important date in its […]

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Caution: remove false teeth before surgery

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 01:07:56 +0000

PARIS–This is the story of a 72-year old retired electrician in Britain — let’s call him “Jack” — who forgot to tell his surgeon that he wore dentures. Anyone reading this account of what happened next is unlikely to make the same mistake. Six days after having a benign lump removed from his belly while […]

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Conjoined Bangladeshi twins stable after separation—doctors

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:37:54 +0000

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Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday. Three-year-old Rabeya and Rukaya who were joined at the head suffered from a rare embryological disorder affecting an estimated one in every five to six million births. […]

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Surgeon slapped with $3,000 fine for accidentally removing patient’s kidney

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:07:55 +0000

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A surgeon from Florida, United States has to pay a fine of $3,000 dollars (around P156,000) after he mistakenly removed a patient’s kidney, thinking it was a cancerous mass. The fine was just one among other penalties Dr. Ramon Vazquez has to comply with, including giving a one-hour lecture on wrong-site surgery to a hospital’s […]

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Hospital ‘deeply sorry’ after doctors castrate toddler in botched surgery

Credit to Author: kmatriano| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 07:11:31 +0000

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University Hospitals Bristol said they were “deeply sorry” following a botched operation that left a two-year-old boy castrated.

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