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#Surgery

# surgery - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Irish scrum-half Tomás O'Leary ruled out for six months Man Down

Irish scrum-half Tomás O'Leary ruled out for six months

Perhaps it was never his destiny to make it onto a Lions rugby tour.

# surgery - Monday 10 December, 2012

From The42 Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat Crocked Lock

Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat

The Munster second-row is not likely to return to action until mid January at the earliest.

# surgery - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor

Chavez has not disclosed details of the type of cancer has has but in a significant move he has designated his successor, vice president Nicolas Maduro.

# surgery - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From The42 Alan Brogan set for groin op Feelin' Blue

Alan Brogan set for groin op

Jim Gavin will likely have to plan without Alan Brogan and Eoghan O’Gara for the opening rounds of the 2013 league campaign.

# surgery - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist – because of cost

One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.

# surgery - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From The42 Delap faces hernia op Surgery

Delap faces hernia op

Stoke’s Rory Delap is set for some time on the sidelines as he recovers from a minor hernia operation.

# surgery - Monday 5 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy Breast Cancer

Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy

Osbourne had the surgery after learning she carries a gene which increases her risk of breast cancer.

# surgery - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From The42 Back surgery rules Kearney out for '8 to 10 weeks' Injury Blow

Back surgery rules Kearney out for '8 to 10 weeks'

Rob Kearney will have surgery on a back injury and will miss Ireland’s November internationals, Declan Kidney confirms.

# surgery - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Crumlin Hospital apologises after wrong operation performed on child

Professor Martin Corbally said he was “disappointed” that the Irish Medical Council found him guilty of poor professional practice today.

# surgery - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From The42 France scrum-half Yachvili set for surgery Lay-Off

France scrum-half Yachvili set for surgery

The Biarritz man needs an operation on a slipped disc and faces a spell on the sidelines, the Basque club confirmed today.

# surgery - Friday 17 August, 2012

Brazilian worker survives bar through skull

The bar was removed from the construction worker’s skull during a five hour surgery.

# surgery - Friday 3 August, 2012

Young Cork boy with 'bionic ear' completes summer course at US clinic

The Californian clinic specialises in providing educational services to young children to help them overcome hearing loss.

# surgery - Monday 2 July, 2012

From The42 Thumbs up! Stephen Ferris will be back playing rugby soon Cast Away

Thumbs up! Stephen Ferris will be back playing rugby soon

… but not a moment too soon judging by Ireland’s dismal tour of New Zealand.

# surgery - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From The42 Injury toll: Sean O'Brien ruled out until December Triple Blow

Injury toll: Sean O'Brien ruled out until December

The flanker will undergo surgery to repair cartilage in his hip, a problem also being suffered by Dave Kearney and Rhys Ruddock.

# surgery - Friday 22 June, 2012

Unborn baby has tumour removed through groundbreaking in utero surgery

A strange ‘bubble’ appeared attached to Leyna Gonzalez’ mouth during an ultrasound – which was removed in surgery a whole 19 weeks BEFORE her birth.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# surgery - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Girl, 10, receives vein grown from own stem cells

A young girl in Sweden has had a major vein replaced with another grown using her own stem cells.

# surgery - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Symphysiotomy scandal: Survivors 'weren't told'

Powerful testimony at Oireachtas committee today from women who underwent operation – without their knowledge they say.

# surgery - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Scientist develop tiny snake robot to perform surgery internally

“The robot is a tool. It is no different in that sense than a scalpel.”

# surgery - Friday 4 May, 2012

From The42 Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery Misfortune

Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery

The winger is set to miss the rest of the season, including Leinster’s Heineken Cup final against Ulster.

# surgery - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Meadhbh McGivern: “One year on, life is absolutely brilliant” Heartwarming This post contains images

Meadhbh McGivern: “One year on, life is absolutely brilliant”

The Leitrim girl who had a liver transplant operation after a transportation failure last year is fighting fit after finally getting her surgery.

# surgery - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

VIDEO: Full face transplant man, one year on Science This post contains videos

VIDEO: Full face transplant man, one year on

Dallas Wiens, who lost all his facial features in an accident, says he can now feel his daughter kiss him on the cheek.

# surgery - Friday 30 March, 2012

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants' PIP

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'

Oireachtas Committee hears that around 1,550 women received the potentially faulty implants in Ireland.

# surgery - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant

The former vice president of the United States has had a long history of heart problems and had been on the transplant list for 20 months.

# surgery - Thursday 15 March, 2012

From The42 Get well soon: Eric Abidal set for liver transplant Surgery

Get well soon: Eric Abidal set for liver transplant

The Barcelona defender will go under the knife in the coming weeks, the club have confirmed.

# surgery - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Further study needed on effectiveness of knee implants - report

New strategies to treat early-stage osteoarthritis will help cut down the demand for surgery, according to researchers.

# surgery - Friday 2 March, 2012

Chavez says he is 'recovering rapidly' after latest surgery in Cuba

The Venezuelan leader has undergone surgery for another potentially cancerous tumour.

# surgery - Monday 6 February, 2012

Reilly under fire over admission that operations will be cancelled

Opposition TDs have warned that waiting times could shoot up after the retirement deadline for health workers this month.

From The42 On the mend: Leinster happy with Cullen's progress following surgery Update

On the mend: Leinster happy with Cullen's progress following surgery

Leinster captain Leo Cullen is expected back in action in April, the province said today.

# surgery - Monday 30 January, 2012

'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach

Doctors discovered the medical oddity in a three-year-old boy in Chiclayo, Peru.

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland

The technique, which involves inserting an electrode into the brain, can help sufferers of neurological conditions.

# surgery - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

# surgery - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Triple limb transplant patient loses leg

The world-first operation has run into complications, with doctors forced to remove the transplanted leg a day after surgery.

# surgery - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Doctors perform world's first triple limb transplant

The 34-year-old patient received two arms and a leg after losing his own as a child, in Turkey.

# surgery - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From The42 Cruel blow as cruciate op rules Ronan out for the season Cruciate Curse

Cruel blow as cruciate op rules Ronan out for the season

Munster flanker Niall Ronan learned yesterday that he will need surgery to repair recent cruciate ligament damage.

# surgery - Friday 6 January, 2012

Implant scandal company PIP 'also produced silicone testicles'

Former workers of the company at the centre of a breast implant scandal claim that it also produced implants for men.

# surgery - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery

Cristina Fernandez is recovering after having surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid gland, and is cautiously expected to make a full recovery.

# surgery - Friday 23 December, 2011

French health authorities recommend removal of PIP breast implants

The French health minister said the decision was a matter of precaution and the removal is not an urgent issue.

# surgery - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Thousands advised to remove breast implants over leaking concerns

Tens of thousands of women in Britain and France with low-grade silicon implants have been advised to have them removed over concerns they could leak.

# surgery - Saturday 10 December, 2011

President Michael D Higgins to have knee surgery next week

Higgins has previously said that he broke his kneecap while on a humanitarian mission in Colombia.