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Surgeon removes 50 flesh-eating maggots from man's head

An Indian man had 50 flesh-eating maggots removed from his nose to prevent them from eating his eyes, which could have caused blindness and maybe even death.

British surgeon accused of branding initials on liver of patient

Birmingham - A British surgeon has reportedly been suspended from work following allegations that he 'branded' the liver of a patient whilst the man was under-the-knife.

French surgeon leaves surgical pliers in young mother's womb

A young woman gave birth to a child in a Normandy hospital in November and has been experiencing pain ever since. This week she found out why. The surgeon who operated on her left a pair of surgical pliers inside her womb which were there for weeks.

Surgeon says he has found the elusive vaginal 'G-spot'

A retired surgeon claims he has found the G-spot that has often been described as the UFO of gynecology. According to the surgeon, the G-spot is a tiny bunch-of-grapes-like structure enclosed in a bluish sac deep in the front wall of the vagina.

French surgeon operates on injured gorilla

Poitiers - An orthopaedic surgeon in France operated on a 150-pound gorilla, saving the life of the primate who had fallen from a tree in a safari park.

Toronto orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert Salter dead at 85

Toronto - Toronto lost a well-known orthopaedic surgeon on May 10 when Dr. Robert Salter passed away at the age of 85. Forty years ago, Dr. Salter pioneered a surgical technique that changed the way joint injuries are treated around the world.

Surgeon who de-breasted woman in Ontario reinstated

Windsor - A surgeon at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor, Ontario mistakenly removed a woman's breast last fall. This week the hospital decided the surgeon's future at their facility.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Operates on Chimpanzee

An orthopaedic surgeon at the University of Liverpool has performed a groundbreaking operation on a chimp in Cameroon to correct a deformity more commonly seen in dogs.

Disillusioned Award Winning Surgeon Quits United Kingdom

John Petri, 52, an orthopaedic specialist at James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, Norfolk, will leaving for Switzerland next month. The award winning surgeon is quitting Britain as he is disillusioned with NHS.

Next from NASA: Robo Surgeon

NASA will begin testing a portable robot surgeon developed by doctors and scientists from the University of Washington.

Morbidly Obese Woman Seeks Surgeon to Save Her Life

A Shreveport La woman who is 550 pounds is having trouble finding a doctor to do the gastric surgery needed to save her life.

Brain surgeon calls self ‘Tiger Woods of neurosurgery'

Dr. Takanori Fukushima calls himself as "Tiger Woods of neurosurgery", is considered one of the best in the world in brain surgery.
 

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