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Was this 27yo man's life lost in ill-conceived race to perform "World 1st" surgery? bit.ly/x2bGEJ
A 27-year-old Turkish man who underwent the world's first would-be quadruple limb transplant died yesterday, hours after the limbs were removed due to metabolic failure, the hospital said…….
In September of 1855, Lucy Thurston — a 60-year-old missionary who had been living in Hawaii with her husband since 1820 — underwent a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Incredibly, she somehow endured the operation wide-awake, without any form of anaesthetic. She wrote the following letter to her daughter a month later and described the unimaginably harrowing experience.The procedure was a success. Lucy Thurston lived for another 21 years………………
“Prevalence of alcohol use disorders among American surgeons” appeared in the February, 2012 issue of Archives of Surgery.A survey of 7197 surgeons, all members of the American College of Surgeons [ACS], had a 28.7% response rate and revealed that 15.4% had scores on an alcohol use assessment test that indicated abuse of or dependence on alcohol. This is consistent with the rate of such alcohol problems in the general public…………….
VIDEO: Kyle Dyer, 9NEWS anchor, interviews with the Denver Post
Channel 9 news morning anchor Kyle Dyer talked to the Denver Post on Wednesday, February 23, 2012, about the injuries she sustained from a dog bite and her road to recovery.……. Video by Mahala Gaylord