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#Surgery

# surgery - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

# surgery - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 Sanchez ruled out for three months after undergoing ankle surgery Sidelined

Sanchez ruled out for three months after undergoing ankle surgery

The Man United forward, who is currently on loan at Inter Milan, picked up the injury while on international duty with Chile.

# surgery - Friday 17 May, 2019

From The42 World Cup worry for England as Vunipola ruled out for at least three months Under The Knife

World Cup worry for England as Vunipola ruled out for at least three months

The 28-year-old loosehead picked up a hamstring injury against Leinster last weekend.

# surgery - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# surgery - Friday 11 January, 2019

From The42 Recovery from heart surgery will see All-Star nominee miss start of 2019 season Niall Kearns

Recovery from heart surgery will see All-Star nominee miss start of 2019 season

Monaghan’s Niall Kearns underwent surgery last October in Dublin.

# surgery - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

# surgery - Friday 21 December, 2018

US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancer removed from lung

The nodules were discovered last month in x-rays after the Supreme Court Justice fell and fractured three ribs.

# surgery - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From The42 Leinster back Joe Tomane ruled out of action for up to five months Hamstrung

Leinster back Joe Tomane ruled out of action for up to five months

The 28-year-old Wallaby has undergone a hamstring procedure.

# surgery - Monday 12 November, 2018

Family believes woman who died after minor surgery would be alive if there was 'proper handover of care'

Susan McGee’s family has said an apology for her death “brings little consolation”.

# surgery - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

From The42 'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots' Jackal

'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'

Sean O’Brien is making his way back from a shoulder injury and wants jackaling players to be protected.

# surgery - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

NHS suspends vaginal mesh operations in England over risk of 'life-changing injuries'

The chair of an independent review said she had not seen evidence that the benefits of mesh outweigh the “severity of human suffering” caused by complications.

# surgery - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 Triple world champ Lomachenko has gone under the knife for shoulder injury Boxing

Triple world champ Lomachenko has gone under the knife for shoulder injury

The Ukrainian’s promoter says he will be fit to box again by the end of August.

# surgery - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'

Kate Campbell had to have her ovary, fallopian tube and part of her abdominal wall removed.

# surgery - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications

His office said the cancellation was due to “urgent other work commitments” and has been rescheduled for next month.

# surgery - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

# surgery - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

# surgery - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The42 Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets

The back row may even require surgery on his shoulder injury.

# surgery - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From The42 Blow to PSG's Champions League hopes as Neymar set for surgery Setback

Blow to PSG's Champions League hopes as Neymar set for surgery

Rodrigo Lasmar, the surgeon with the Brazilian national squad, will carry out the operation.

# surgery - Friday 23 February, 2018

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery Advice For Men This post contains videos

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery

The actor said he has been “in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure”.

# surgery - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

# 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.

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