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Tag: Surgery

Rare surgery brings back voice of teenage boy after seven years
Rare surgery brings back voice of teenage boy after seven years

The child has now been discharged and is in stable condition.

Weight Loss Surgery May Improve Breathing Issues, Claims Study

Researchers have revealed that Bariatric surgery and weight loss appear to reverse some of the negative effects of obesity on the respiratory system. Known effects of obesity on the respiratory system include increased respiratory work, along with compromised airway resistance and respiratory muscle strength, which may all contribute to restrictive pulmonary function impairment. As an […]

40-kg tumour removed from Odisha woman's uterus

Cuttack: In a rare surgery, a tumour weighing 40 kg was removed from the uterus of a woman at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack recently. As per reports, the tumour was growing inside the body of a woman identified as Shakuntala Majhi, a resident of Angul district, for last 10 years. After a […]

Over 1.5 kg ornaments, coins removed from woman's stomach in West Bengal

Rampurhat (WB): Over 1.5 kg ornaments and coins were removed from the stomach of a mentally unstable woman at a government hospital in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Wednesday, a doctor said. Ninety coins in the denomination of Rs 5 and Rs 10 and ornaments like chains, nose rings, earrings, bangles, anklets, wrist bands and […]

4 new medical colleges to start admission process

Srinagar: The admission process for four newly-established medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir will start soon, officials said. Officials of the state health and medical education departments said they are likely to receive the letter of permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI) soon for admission to the four medical colleges. Four hundred seats […]

High insulin in newborns ups brain damage risk

London: Babies born with abnormally high levels of insulin are at the risk of suffering permanent brain damage and life-long disability, finds a study that showed it’s possible to predict when and how the condition may affect the child in the long-term. The generally rare condition, called congenital hyperinsulinism, can also be as common as […]

Minor boy undergoing surgery thrashed by doctor inside operation theatre

Puri: A minor boy undergoing surgery was allegedly thrashed by a doctor inside the operation theatre at Puri district headquarters hospital. As per the allegations levelled by the father of the victim, the accused doctor, PK Jena, thrashed the boy for crying inside the operation theatre. The boy was admitted at the hospital for a […]

CSE level laparoscopic surgery successfully conducted at CHC in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A community health centre (CHC) in Bhadrak has set a benchmark by becoming the first such centre in Odisha to successfully perform a CSE-level laparoscopic surgery. As per the reports, a team comprising medical officer Jyotirmay Nayak and junior doctors of the CHC in Dhamnagar Block achieved this feat after successfully operating three persons […]

JDA calls off cease-work agitation as Pujahari sent on leave

Sambalpur: The Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) ended their cease-work agitation today after the controversial director Ashwini Pujahari was sent on leave. The members of the association had been staging protest since November 19 demanding ouster of Pujahari for his alleged autocratic style of functioning […]

Pujahari withdraws from surgical practice at VIMSAR

Bhubaneswar: After videos of using unproven therapies for treatment went viral on social media, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujahari, today withdrew from surgical practice at the institute. In a letter to the Head of the department, Surgery, Pujahari wrote “I had taken permission from DMET, Odisha and […]

Fish oil reduces bleeding risk in surgery patients: Study

New York: Fish oil, containing the omega-3s, lowers the risk of bleeding during surgery, say researchers, challenging current recommendations to stop fish oil. Fish oil is among the most common natural supplement for treatment of hypertriglyceridemia or prevention of cardiovascular disease. However, concerns about theoretical bleeding risk have led to recommendations that patients should stop […]

Neymar undergoes successful foot surgery

Rio de Janeiro: Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar has undergone successful surgery on his injured right foot, according to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). The 26-year-old suffered a fractured fifth metatarsal during PSG’s 3-0 Ligue 1 victory over Marseille on February 25, reports Xinhua news agency. Brazil national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar performed the […]

Frailty increases delirium post-surgery among older adults

Toronto: Older adults, who are frail are twice more likely to experience delirium following a surgery, a study found. Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of your environment The researchers noted that a delirium, frailty and cognitive impairment are the risk factors most strongly associated […]

12 patients develop complications post Cataract surgery at SCB

Cuttack: Alleging negligence of doctors, around 12 persons complained of low-vision and irritation in the eyes after undergoing cataract surgery at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. As per sources, 12 patients underwent cataract surgery at the SCB hospital on December 7. However, when they developed complications and complained the matter to the […]

'Black box' recorder can measure surgeons' proficiency

New York: Scientists have developed a novel recorder similar in concept to a flight recorder on an airplane that can be used to objectively measure surgeons’ proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery. The recorder, called the dVLogger developed by the US-based Intuitive Surgical, similar to the “black box” in flight would evaluate a surgeon’s proficiency […]

Condition of Jaga, Kalia now stable: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Following the separation surgery of craniopagus twins Jaga-Kalia at AIIMS New Delhi, their health condition is stated to be stable now. Briefing mediapersons here, Odisha Health Minister Pratap Jena today said that health condition of the twins is stable now and Jaga is recovering faster than Kalia. “Jaga’s health condition is improving faster than […]

Know the astonishing details of separation surgery of Odisha conjoined twins

New Delhi: Even though the conjoined twins from Odisha, Jaga & Kalia have been successfully separated after a marathon surgery that lasted for nearly 18-hours at AIIMS, New Delhi, the condition of the siblings is still critical. Both the children are now put on the ventilator inside the ICU and are coming out of anesthesia. […]

Conjoined twins wait for support to lead separate lives in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Even after two years, parents of conjoined twins at Melupada village under Phiringia Block of Kandhamal district are still unable to go ahead with the surgery to separate their sons due to financial constraint. The twins Honey and Singh were born conjoined at the head on April 9, 2015, to Bhuan Kanhar and Pushpanjali […]

OUAT docs conduct surgery on ailing cobra successfully

Bhubaneswar: A team of experts from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) on Tuesday successfully operated out two fishing iron nails from the stomach of a cobra after successfully conducting a surgery on the ailing reptile here on the varsity campus. The doctors’ team took over an hour to make the operation a success. […]

Dreams in eyes, ‘abnormal’ Mousumi waits for D-Day

By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty Cuttack: “Sir, I want to go to college. I want to continue my studies. I want to support my poor family, which is fighting every single day and night to ensure food and medicine for us,” said Mousumi, a stammer unmistakable in her voice. Like everyone, Mousumi also dreams of a […]

Seahorse-inspired robots to assist in surgeries

New York: The little seahorse is inspiring researchers to build robots that have capabilities sometimes at odds with one another – flexible, but also tough and strong. “Human engineers tend to build things that are stiff so they can be controlled easily,” said study co-author Ross Hatton, an assistant professor in the college of engineering […]

Even passive smokers need more anesthetic during surgery

London: During operations, both smokers and those exposed to passive smoke require more anaesthetic and painkillers as compared to non-smokers, a new research says. The findings by Erdogan Ozturk and colleagues from Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey, suggest that nicotine could affect the metabolism of anaesthetic drugs in the liver, or may desensitise of the […]