World's First 3D-Printed 'Living Ear' Implanted Onto Patient With Microtia
A 3D-printed "living ear" was surgically implanted into a patient who was born with malformed ear. The operation will provide the woman with a fully developed ear manufactured from her own cells. It is still undergoing different safety inspections. 3D Bio is the biotechnology business that developed this process. "We believe this is the first time that a company has printed a whole, living body part," stated CEO Dan Cohen.
Tags: ear, 3d printer, Operation, 3D Bio, surgery
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
MNS Chief Raj Thackeray To Undergo Surgery For Back, Knee Pain
MNS President Raj Thackeray announced that he will undergo surgery on June 1. However, during a rally, he said, his party will continue 'anti-loudspeakers' agitation. On May 22, Thackeray said, "I shall be undergoing hip bone surgery on June 1... I have been in pain for some time in the legs and now also in the back." Post-surgery, MNS Chief will be back with his protest against mosque loudspeaker.
Tags: mns chief, Raj Thackeray, surgery, Knee-Back Pain, Maharashtra
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Kannada Actor Shivaram Passes Away Due To Brain Haemorrhage
Kannada actor Shivaram died at a private at the age of 83 on December 4 in Bengaluru. Reportedly, he was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed at his house while performing puja on November 30. Doctors revealed he suffered a brain hemorrhage but surgery wasn't conducted considering his age. Details of his last rites will be announced soon. Notably, he had been in the film industry since 1958.
Tags: Kannada Actor, brain haemorrhage, kannada film industry, surgery, bengaluru
Courtesy: India Today
MP Govt Permits Woman Constable To Undergo Sex Change
Taking a humanitarian step, the Madhya Pradesh government granted permission to a woman constable to undergo surgery for sex reassignment, informed State Home Minister Narottam Mishra. ''The woman constable was diagnosed with gender identity since childhood,'' Mishra told to ANI. She applied for permission after getting recommendations from doctors of Bhopal's Gandhi Medical College. Reportedly, it is the first time that the state government… read-more
Tags: mp, constable, surgery, sex reassignment, Home Minister
Maharashtra CM Discharged From Reliance Hospital
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was discharged from the HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on December 2. The CM went through successful cervical spine surgery on November 12, after getting admitted to the hospital on November 11. "I didn't even have time to lift my check, of course, I said no to my neck pack, but I neglected it and the effect on my neck happened," said Thackeray.
Tags: Maharashtra , Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister, reliance hospital, surgery
60-Year Old Undergoes 13-Hour ENT Surgery In Chennai
The 60-year-old man from Dubai underwent ENT surgery in Chennai's MGM healthcare hospital on October 29. Reportedly, the patient Shankar received treatment for a rapidly growing, infiltrative, highly vascular skull base tumour of the right side. After thorough planning, the patient underwent surgery which took doctors 13 hours to complete. The surgical outcome was excellent and doctors also wished him a speedy recovery and a healthy future… read-more
Tags: MGM hospital, surgery, ENT, Chennai, doctor
Former Model Files Suit Against Zeltiq; Says, It Left Her 'Deformed & Unemployed'
Former Supermodel Linda Evangelista has filed a lawsuit against Zeltiq claiming that the "CoolSculpting" technique left her deformed and unemployed for years and is now seeking $50 million as compensation. Linda's Lawyers revealed that Zeitiq's fat-reducing procedure had the opposite reaction and never warned Linda about its side effects. She said, "she is unrecognizable by her fans and media."
Tags: model, surgery, Compensation, Company, Linda Evangelista
Courtesy: Khaleej Times