• Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:46
    Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors
    Yogesh Kumar wheezes after life-saving surgery to remove a diseased lung, but his surgeons wonder how long he can last outside hospital breathing some of the world's dirtiest air.
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  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 06:25
    From Zico to Neymar - Lasmars remain Brazil's World Cup surgeons
    Following in his father's footsteps, orthopaedic surgeon Rodrigo Lasmar's operation on superstar Neymar has proved crucial in preparing Brazil's billion-dollar team for their tilt at World Cup glory.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:19
    Penis whitening fad worries surgeons
    Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand, dismissing the procedure as a phallic "fashion" with uncertain benefits and many risks.
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:43
    Conference looks at new procedure in breast cancer diagnosis
    The Thailand Section of the International College of Surgeons (ICS) recently collaborated with Khon Kaen Hospital in organising the 63rd annual academic conference on the theme of “Breast-Bowel-Trauma & Patient Safety”.
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:28
    Pen-like tool helps surgeons spot cancer cells
    WASHINGTON - One of the biggest worries for patients undergoing cancer surgery is whether surgeons will miss some of the diseased tissue.
  • Thu, 18 May 2017 16:53
     Plastic surgeons for South Korea's Park convicted
    Seoul - Two plastic surgeons who treated ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye -- including one who injected her with human placenta extracts -- and three other people were convicted Thursday in connection with the scandal that brought her down.
  • Tue, 14 Mar 2017 01:00
    Flipping happy: Coin swallowing Thai turtle on the mend
    A sea turtle dubbed 'Piggy Bank' for swallowing nearly 1,000 coins took swimming lessons Monday as she embarked on a rehabilitation programme following the removal of the treasure trove by Thai surgeons.
  • Sun, 01 Jan 2017 15:37
    China jails 16 for trafficking in organs
    BEIJING - Sixteen people including two surgeons have been jailed for between two and five years in China for trafficking in human organs, a practice still widespread in the country.
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  • Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:13
    New lung transplant technique could save lives: study
    PARIS - A new technique could help nearly double the precious few hours surgeons have to carry out lung transplants, raising hopes for saving more lives, said a study released Friday.
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  • Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00
    Court upholds acquittal of hospital officials over organ removal
    THE SUPREME COURT yesterday upheld the acquittal of the former director of Samut Prakan’s Wachiraprakarn Hospital, along with two surgeons and a former manager, who had been found not guilty in removing the kidneys and liver of two accident victims in 199
  • Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:05
    Court upholds acquittal of surgeons in organ-removal case
    The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the acquittal of the former director of Samut Prakan's Wachiraprakarn Hospital, along with two surgeons and a former manager, who had been found not guilty in removing the kidneys and liver of two accident victims in 19
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  • Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:44
    Liver transplanted for second time in groundbreaking Hong Kong op
    Hong Kong (dpa) - Surgeons in Hong Kong successfully transplanted a liver that had already been transplanted 11 years ago, a news report said Friday.
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  • Sun, 24 Aug 2014 01:00
    Surgeons complete the first scar-free thyroid surgery in Asean
    A team of Thai surgeons at Bangkok's Police General Hospital have successfully completed the Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (TET) surgery for the first time in Southeast Asia, following a small number of successful operations in Germany, Japan and Ch
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00
    Cosmetic surgery/tourism package proposed
    The Medical Council and plastic surgeons yesterday urged the government to support their efforts to promote Thailand as a surgical hub of Asia, a move they believe could earn the Kingdom as much as Bt200 billion a year.
  • Sun, 29 Jan 2012 00:00
    Malaysia health official to probe sleepy surgeons
    Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian health officials will investigate claims by two alleged surgeons who told a local radio station they dozed off while performing surgeries, a report said Sunday.
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