Latest Surgical procedures News

Syracuse C Bourama Sidibe has torn meniscus, needs surgery

Nov. 30, 2020 2:14 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse senior center Bourama Sidibe will undergo surgery after suffering a torn meniscus in his left knee during the Orange’s season-opening win against Bryant. The team said the operation is scheduled for Tuesday. Associate athletic director for sports medicine Brad Pike...

Dr. Philippe Montravers speaks with The Associated Press at the main entrance of the Bichat Hospital, in Paris on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Montravers and the 150 doctors and nurses he leads have become experts about how to treat COVID-19. That knowledge is proving invaluable against a second deadly surge of the virus is again threatening to overwhelm European health systems. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Amid virus surge, Paris hospitals begin to see signs of hope

Nov. 14, 2020 2:23 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Dry-coughing as he pedals — a hack, hack, hack after-effect of his own personal battle with COVID-19 — the doctor cycles through the dark of pre-dawn Paris, speeding to a crisis meeting at his hospital where, way back in February, the disease carried away the first of what has...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Western Tidewater Regional Jail, in Virginia, shows Dr. Javaid Perwaiz. On Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, the Justice Department said that a federal jury convicted Perwaiz of submitting false insurance claims after performing what authorities described as unnecessary surgeries on women. (Western Tidewater Regional Jail via AP, File)

Virginia gynecologist convicted of fraud, unneeded surgeries

Nov. 9, 2020 9:25 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia gynecologist has been found guilty of submitting false insurance claims after performing what authorities described as unnecessary surgeries on women, including hysterectomies and tubal ligations. The Justice Department said in a statement Monday that a federal jury...

Louisville's Malik Williams out 12 weeks; needs foot surgery

Nov. 7, 2020 11:15 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville forward/center Malik Williams will miss at least 12 weeks after reinjuring his right foot, an injury that sidelined him at the start of last season. Williams has a new fracture of the same bone that required the insertion of a screw and caused the 6-foot-11, 245-pound...

A soccer fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto

Doctor says Diego Maradona doing well after surgery

Nov. 4, 2020 1:06 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona was recovering Wednesday after an operation for bleeding in his skull, his personal doctor said. Maradona had a subdural hematoma, which is an accumulation of blood between a membrane and his brain, said Dr. Leopoldo Luque, a neurologist who performed...

Diego Maradona to undergo surgery in Argentina after doctors suspect bleeding on his brain

Nov. 3, 2020 3:06 PM EST
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona to undergo surgery in Argentina after doctors suspect bleeding on his brain.

Campaign: Emergency surgery ‘successful’ for GOP Senate candidate Jason Lewis of Minnesota

Oct. 26, 2020 2:29 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Campaign: Emergency surgery ‘successful’ for GOP Senate candidate Jason Lewis of Minnesota.

Tennessee hospital limiting surgeries after COVID-19 spike

Oct. 24, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee hospital is suspending all elective procedures requiring an overnight stay due to a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, The Daily Herald reported. As of Friday evening, Columbia’s Maury Regional Medical Center was treating 50 COVID-19 inpatients, 20 of...

FILE - Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses

Arnold Schwarzenegger feels ‘fantastic’ after heart surgery

Oct. 23, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling “fantastic” after his recent heart surgery. The 73-year-old “Terminator” actor and former California governor said on social media Friday that he had a new aortic valve implanted in his heart. He posted a photo of...

Oats: Alabama freshman Tchikou to miss season after surgery

Oct. 21, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama freshman forward Alex Tchikou will miss the upcoming basketball season after suffering a torn right Achilles. Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats said Tchikou had surgery Wednesday in Birmingham and is expected to make a full recovery. The 6-foot-11, 225-pounder was a four-star...