Tag Archives: Surgeons

Surgeons share a celebratory selfie after separating conjoined twins

Surgeons share a celebratory selfie after successfully separating three-day-old conjoined twins in a pain-staking operation The baby girls weighed 7lbs between them and were joined at the stomach A five-hour operation by medics in Uttar Pradesh in India proved a success Surgeons performed the procedure for free because the parents couldn’t pay By Stephen Matthews… Read More »

Medical News Today: Surgeons successfully perform full face transplant

A team of surgeons has successfully performed a face transplant for a 26-year-old man who had a self-inflicted gun injury. The team used facial skin from a donor to replace much of the man’s face, as well as partially replacing his bone structure. Using many innovative technologies, a surgical team has successfully performed a full… Read More »

Medical News Today: Surgeons carry out spine surgery in the womb

In a condition known as spina bifida, children are born with an exposed spinal cord, which causes numerous physical and developmental issues. Usually, surgeons will operate on spina bifida after birth, but a complex in utero surgery can allow the baby to develop better while still inside the mother’s womb. Prenatal spina bifida surgery can… Read More »