A boy loses a third of his brain's right hemisphere in a surgery but scientists find that he is doing just fine. Only a few adverse effects appeared and the case remains a remarkable demonstration of the brain's plasticity.
A woman bogged down with an abnormally large tumor is now expecting a full recovery after Danbury Hospital surgeons successfully completed a five-hour surgery to remove it. The benign tumor is one of the largest known tumors to be removed.
The clip showed a naked patient lying face down on a surgery table while medics take turn to twerk and the others laugh.
Doctors in Chennai successfully removed a cockroach from a woman's skull, and if she had not come earlier, she would have been brain-dead.
This is the first time removal of lungs in a drastic approach had been done, and the longest where a patient survived.
Anyialah Greer, 9, was referred for tonsillectomy to cure her sleep apnea, but after the operation, she never woke up.
The craziest thing that doctors can do when performing a surgery is leaving a surgical instrument inside the patient's body. Unfortunately, this was what happened to Ma Van Nhat 18 years ago.
Gordon Logan, Centennial Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University broke his shoulder, had to go through surgery, and made an amazing discovery that would lead to his recovery from the dreaded carpal tunnel syndrome.
Nobody knows how Shelby got the mold infection. Following her case, at least two other patients from the same hospital died.
Scientists have created polymer sheets that could be programmed to transform in shape at a given time. The discovery could lead to new medical implants that could take shape inside the body.
A new study found a link between 11 of the most common type of surgery and inrease risk of chronic use of opioid painkillers.
Research has found that patients with lung cancer who have surgery live longer than those who did not.
A 64-year-old has received the first penis transplant in the United States.
18 year old man underwent surgery due to paintball-related blunt traumatic injury to the liver.