surgery

Man Who Received a Double Hand Transplant Writes Letter of Thanks to Doctors

The first person to have a double hand transplant has written a letter of thanks to the doctors who made it possible. Chris King, the recipient of the transplant, is now able ...

April 16, 2017 at 12:24 pm by

Unmanned Robot Can Now Stich Up Patients After Operations

When you go under the scalpel for the first time you often think about what comes after the surgery as much as you do the actual operation. Thanks to a new line of robots you ...

May 5, 2016 at 11:50 pm by

Stem Cells Could Repair Cataracts

Cataracts are the most common reason for blindness in today’s world. Cataracts are when the lens in your eye becomes clouded and while often associated with the elderly, ...

March 10, 2016 at 11:10 am by

Doctors Implant 3D-Printed Vertebrae

3D Printers have helped medicine come a long way, with the ability to customise and create things in an easy and cost-effective way that previously would have been impossible ...

February 28, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Google Cardboard Used to help Save a Baby’s Life

It is mostly the Oculus Rift and the Sony’s Playstation VR that take the headlines these days, but that doesn’t mean that simpler tools such as the Google ...

January 12, 2016 at 2:40 pm by

3-Year-Old Chinese Girl Gets 3D Printed Titanium Skull

A 3-year-old girl in China has had her skull successfully replaced with a 3D printed aluminium alloy substitute in an operation that lasted 17 hours. The toddler, called Han ...

July 19, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Man Saves Wife’s Sight With 3D Print-Out of Her Tumour

Back in 2013, Californian 3D graphic artist Michael Balzer took it upon himself to intervene in the treatment of his wife’s brain tumour, and saved her sight in the process. ...

January 15, 2015 at 2:55 pm by

3D Printing Aids Surgeons to Save Five Year Old Boys Life

3D printing is once again showing how it can be a life changing piece of technology after a team of surgeons in Spain used their 3D printers to help save the life of a 5-year ...

July 5, 2014 at 8:51 am by

University of Michigan Health System Develops First Bionic Eye

I think some of you out there might have wanted to know how will it be to have bionic a bionic eye. Sure, infra-red vision, optical zoom and object analysis might be a day ...

February 6, 2014 at 1:00 am by

Bitcoins Now Accepted By Major Cosmetic Surgery Medial Center

As Bitcoin becomes more and more established in our lives we are hearing of more and more ways you can spend the digital currency around the world. You can almost anything ...

November 16, 2013 at 10:08 pm by


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