Surgical procedures

In this April 17, 2017, photo provided by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Heather Delaney, left rear, and Riley Delaney care for their conjoined twin daughters Abby, left, and Erin, who had been preparing for separation surgery by undergoing treatment to expand skin on their scalps using implanted balloons, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia. Hospital officials say surgeons successfully separated the 10-month-old twins June 6 during an 11-hour surgery. (Ed Cunicelli/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A team successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins during an 11-hour surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said Tuesday. The hospital said sisters Erin and Abby Delaney, of North Carolina, are recovering in the intensive care unit after last week's procedure. The...
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May 30, 2017 - 2:37 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Police in Lithuania say more than 25,000 private photos — including nude pictures — and other personal data have been made public following the hacking of a chain of plastic surgery clinics. Police says a hacking group called Tsar Team — which broke into the servers of...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cummings has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 25, 2017 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. That's the word from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. He says in a statement that he had what he calls a "minimally invasive...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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May 10, 2017 - 4:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic a week ago. Navalny's supporters identified...
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In this Jan. 19, 2017, handout photo from the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, nurse Amanda Fritsch checks the catheter delivering a drug that kept Stuart Anders’ injured leg numb for three days. Called a nerve block, the non-addictive numbing treatment substantially cut the amount of opioid painkillers that Anders otherwise would have been prescribed for his shattered femur. (University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 5:18 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. "I can't lose what I worked...
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April 10, 2017 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kimberly-Clark and its spinoff medical technology firm Halyard Health have been hit with $454 million in compensatory and punitive damages, after a federal jury found the companies misled California buyers about the impermeability of their MicroCool surgical gowns. Jurors in Los...
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Foster mom Nancy Swabb holds Dominique, a 10-month-old baby born with two spines and an extra set of legs protruding from her neck during a news conference, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. The baby, who was born in Ivory Coast, West Africa, underwent surgery at the hospital on March 8 to remove the remnants of her conjoined twin. She will return to her family in West Africa and is expected to live a normal life. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
March 21, 2017 - 8:33 pm
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who's recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life. Ten-month-old Dominique was born in the Ivory Coast with a not-fully-developed conjoined twin. Doctors performed surgery on March 8 to...
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March 21, 2017 - 2:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Men with early-stage prostate cancer face a dizzying quandary over which treatment to choose but two new studies on side effects may make those decisions a bit easier. The research bolsters evidence that sexual problems and urinary incontinence are more common after surgery than...
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