Surgical procedures

In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo, a veterinarian works on a wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego County. The tortoise is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. (San Diego County Department of Animal Services via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably...
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Britain's Prince Philip waves as he leaves the King Edward VII Hospital, after recovering from a planned surgery last Wednesday, in London, Friday, April 13, 2018. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
April 13, 2018 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says the Duke of Edinburgh — the husband of Queen Elizabeth II — has left the hospital after a hip replacement operation. The palace says in a statement Friday that he will continue his recovery at Windsor Castle. He is expected to need a rehabilitation period and to...
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Britain's Princess Anne leaves the King Edward VII Hospital in London, Thursday, April 12, 2018. Princess Anne has visited her father Prince Philip in the hospital where he is recovering from hip replacement surgery. She visited 96-year-old Philip at King Edward VII Hospital for 50 minutes in central London Thursday afternoon and said afterward he is “on good form.” (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 12:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — Princess Anne has visited her father Prince Philip in the hospital in London where he is recovering from hip replacement surgery. She visited the 96-year-old Philip at the King Edward VII Hospital for 50 minutes Thursday afternoon and said afterward he is "on good form." Philip is...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, wait for their car following the traditional Christmas Day church service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Tuesday April 3, 2018, that Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, that is expected to be carried out Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 04, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II is recovering after undergoing a successful hip replacement operation Wednesday, Buckingham Palace said. The palace said Prince Philip is "progressing satisfactorily at this early stage" and is likely to spend several days at King Edward...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Britain's Prince Philip sits in a carriage in London. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Tuesday April 3, 2018, that Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, that is expected to be carried out Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
April 03, 2018 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to a London hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said the prince entered the King Edward VII Hospital in the afternoon and would have the surgery Wednesday...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards pose for photographers upon arrival at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, The Wall Street Journal Magazine reported that Richards said “it’s time for the snip _ you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!” Richards says “I deeply regret the comments I made about Mick” in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. He says his words “were completely out of line” and that he apologized to the Rolling Stone frontman in person. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, WSJ magazine reported that Richards said "it's time for the snip — you can't be a father at that age. Those poor kids!" The 74-year-old...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter Center said in a statement. The surgery was successful. The scar tissue, the statement...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Lena Dunham attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham’s detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain from endometriosis. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham's detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain...
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February 13, 2018 - 7:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery shortly before he died. The suit filed Friday against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon used a "high risk and...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:01 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The chancellor at a school in the UNC system school says he will be undergoing heart bypass surgery. UNC Wilmington Chancellor Jose Sartarelli said in a statement on Friday that he will be out of his office for a few weeks beginning Monday, adding that he expects to have the...
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