Lapses in hospital safety procedures were the key reason, authorities found.
Weight loss surgery has been a great option for people with severe or morbid obesity who cannot lose weight through the traditional means of diet and exercise, or those who already have serious health conditions caused by obesity.
An injured Northern Gannet seabird recently underwent life-saving surgery at the South Florida Wildlife Center to remove a hook from its stomach and treat two bullet wounds. Doctors say the animal has a rough road to recovery ahead.
A female turtle recently found tethered to a jetty by fishing line in Western Australia's Bibra Lake has survived a complicated hook-removal surgery.
The venom of two species of South American pit viper may help doctors seal wounds rapidly and promote faster healing.
Men may feel more pain than women after major surgery, indicating that gender may influence how pain functions, new research suggests.
Scientists are going to try to suspend ten victims of fatal wounds in a state between living and dying for a few hours in the hopes that buying time can help save lives.