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#Surgery

# surgery - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

# surgery - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients

Instead, frailty, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment and smoking were associated with postoperative complications.

# surgery - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average

Elective surgeries in African countries have a death rate double that of the global average, a new study reveals.

# surgery - Friday 22 December, 2017

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# surgery - Monday 18 December, 2017

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

# surgery - Friday 15 December, 2017

From The42 Man United defender ruled out for up to three months as he undergoes surgery Recovery

Man United defender ruled out for up to three months as he undergoes surgery

Man United manager Jose Mourinho confirmed the news.

# surgery - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# surgery - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

# surgery - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# surgery - Monday 18 September, 2017

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

# surgery - Monday 24 July, 2017

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people

Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within 10 years.

# surgery - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# surgery - Monday 17 July, 2017

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

# surgery - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there is the need and we’ve identified the need.”

# surgery - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'She asked me to pray for her': Inquest hears pregnant woman died during surgery at Holles Street

An inquest into the death of 34-year-old Malak Thawley heard evidence from the surgeon today.

# surgery - Monday 22 May, 2017

From The42 Bundee Aki to miss Barbarians games as he prepares for surgery Bundee Aki

Bundee Aki to miss Barbarians games as he prepares for surgery

The 27-year-old will miss the Barbarians’ upcoming games against England and Ulster this summer.

'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?

Surgical intervention saves the State in the long-term from healthcare costs associated with obesity, say doctors.

# surgery - Monday 17 April, 2017

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

# surgery - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle Cracked Shell This post contains videos

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

People had thrown the coins into her pool for good luck.

# surgery - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 Haye goes under the knife on Achilles he ruptured in Bellew bout Ouch

Haye goes under the knife on Achilles he ruptured in Bellew bout

The 36-year-old suffered the injury in the sixth round on Saturday night.

# surgery - Sunday 12 February, 2017

First female to suffer from 'tree man syndrome' undergoes successful surgery

10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.

# surgery - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

# surgery - Friday 3 February, 2017

An 'appalling' 2,876 surgeries were cancelled last month

In January, 467 surgeries were cancelled at Galway University Hospital alone – most were cancelled by patients.

# surgery - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Hundreds of surgeries cancelled nationwide as overcrowding crisis grips health system

Some patients will have to wait twice as long to be seen following cancellations due to overcrowding.

# surgery - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years

It was found near his colon.

# surgery - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

# surgery - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

# surgery - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From The42 Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand Cut To The Bone

Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand

Fair warning: Pocock’s Tweet is far more than skin deep and the squeamish among you may want to avoid it.

# surgery - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Teenager had surgery after serious assault in Waterford last night

The 18-year-old was found lying on the ground at around 11.30pm.

# surgery - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Pictures: The case of a Dublin prisoner who swallowed a mobile phone

The prisoner presented to the Emergency Department of Tallaght Hospital with vomiting ten hours after he swallowed the phone.

# surgery - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 Jon Walters issues positive injury update after reports suggest he could miss the Euros Optimism

Jon Walters issues positive injury update after reports suggest he could miss the Euros

The striker was ruled out of Ireland’s recent friendlies with Switzerland and Slovakia owing to injury.

# surgery - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind

The type of transplant involves reconditioning donor lungs outside of the body before they are transplanted.

# surgery - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

'Needles, doctors and hospitals have been a part of Colleen’s life for as long as she remembers'

Colleen’s mother commends the hospital staff for their work, but says her daughter has been left languishing on waiting lists for years.

# surgery - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Husky found in garden with mysterious injuries loses eye

The money for his surgery was fundraised over Facebook.

# surgery - Saturday 9 January, 2016

There's a plastic surgery craze in Iran and people are wearing their nose bandages with pride

In Iran’s largest cities it is easy to spot women — but also men — with bandages on their noses, flaunting the fact they recently went under the knife.

# surgery - Monday 28 December, 2015

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest

The Finance Minister says he is “well on the mend”.

# surgery - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# surgery - Saturday 19 September, 2015

From The42 Bad news for anyone still hoping to see Tiger Woods get back to his best Under The Knife

Bad news for anyone still hoping to see Tiger Woods get back to his best

Second back surgery rules Woods out of action until early 2016.

# surgery - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The42 Moore undergoes surgery after missing out on World Cup squad No Luck

Moore undergoes surgery after missing out on World Cup squad

The Leinster tighthead has had a metatarsal issue remedied.

# surgery - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

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