News tagged with surgical intervention

Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

(AP)—On the day of their son's surgery, the family woke before dawn. They saddled their horses and set out across the 12-mile-long carpet of sand to the nearest town, where they hoped the reputed doctor ...

Dec 24, 2012
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High-tech, remote-controlled camera for neurosurgery

(Phys.org)—A small camera inserted into the body enables surgeons to perform many types of operations with minimal trauma. EU-funding enabled researchers to extend the use of such interventions to a variety ...

Aug 24, 2012
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You could be sick ... but probably not

Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?

Aug 14, 2012
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Warning to parents over magnet danger to children

Doctors are asking parents to take extra care that their children do not swallow small magnets from toys, after two children required surgical intervention following ingestion of such small magnets. In a letter to the Lancet, Dr. An ...

Jun 21, 2012
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