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83 Kazakhstanis treated abroad in 2013
83 Kazakhstanis treated abroad in 2013

Over 80 Kazakhstan nationals received medical treatment abroad at the expense of the Healthcare Ministry of Kazakhstan in 2013.

83 Kazakhstanis treated abroad in 2013
Eduard Sin. ©Roza Esenkulova
First hybrid cardiac surgery made in Almaty

Kazakhstan surgeons have made their first hybrid cardiac surgery on abdominal aortic aneurysm in Almaty.

First hybrid cardiac surgery made in Almaty
Karaganda starts producing glue from blood elements
Karaganda starts producing glue from blood elements

The oblast's Blood Center based in Karagada city has started producing its own fibrin glue, also known as fibrin sealant.

Karaganda starts producing glue from blood elements
The doctors demonstrate the device for balloon sinuplasty. ©Alisher Akhmetov
Kazakhstan starts using balloon sinuplasty to treat respiratory system ilnesses

Respiratory system illnesses will be treated with the use of balloon sinuplasty technique in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan starts using balloon sinuplasty to treat respiratory system ilnesses
Bolashak fuels development of cardiac surgery in Kazakhstan
Bolashak fuels development of cardiac surgery in Kazakhstan

Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the importance of Bolashak Presidential Scholarship and the effect it had on the development of cardiac surgery in Kazakhstan.

Bolashak fuels development of cardiac surgery in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan cardio surgeons appreciated by American colleague

American surgeon Oscar Frazier M.D. gave high praise to the professional level of Kazakhstan surgeons.

Kazakhstan cardio surgeons appreciated by American colleague
During the surgery. ©Vladimir Prokopenko
New weight loss surgery made in Almaty

A professor from Lithuania has made an advanced weight loss surgery in Almaty.

New weight loss surgery made in Almaty
©Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery

British gynaecologists warned on Friday that increasing numbers of teenage girls and women are undergoing genital cosmetic surgery, driven in part by unrealistic images of how they should look based on pornography.

British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery
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US woman's pre-mastectomy dance video goes viral

A video showing a US woman leading a dance party in an operating theater just before undergoing a double mastectomy has gone viral online.

US woman's pre-mastectomy dance video goes viral
Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina
Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was recovering in hospital on Tuesday after successful surgery to remove a blood clot on her brain.

Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina
Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury
Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury

Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner was to undergo surgery Tuesday to drain a brain hematoma, officials said, leaving her party in uncertainty in the run-up to this month's congressional elections.

Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury
Myanmar's 'tallest man' undergoes successful surgery
Myanmar's 'tallest man' undergoes successful surgery

Myanmar's tallest man -- "Big Zaw" -- has returned from Singapore where doctors said he underwent successful brain surgery to remove a tumour responsible for his excessive growth.

Myanmar's 'tallest man' undergoes successful surgery
Genitals of 5-y.o. boy may be amputated due to failed circumcision in Atyrau
Genitals of 5-y.o. boy may be amputated due to failed circumcision in Atyrau

The genitals of a 5-y.o. boy may be amputated because of a failed circumcision in Atyrau city.

Genitals of 5-y.o. boy may be amputated due to failed circumcision in Atyrau
Professor of Vilnius Medical University Yevgenius Lisinskas. Photo by Dmitriy Khegai©
Hearing device implantation surgery made in Almaty

Professor of Vilnius Medical University Yevgenius Lisinskas made the surgery in the Central Clinical Hospital of Almaty.

Hearing device implantation surgery made in Almaty
Photo courtesy of ua-sv.com
Australian lodges fork in penis for sexual pleasure

Shocked doctors had to perform emergency surgery on a man in the Australian capital Canberra after he lodged a 10 centimetre (four-inch) steel fork inside his penis for sexual pleasure.

Australian lodges fork in penis for sexual pleasure
South Korean surgeon to offer free consultations in Almaty
South Korean surgeon to offer free consultations in Almaty

A famous surgeon from South Korea will come to Almaty for experience exchange.

South Korean surgeon to offer free consultations in Almaty
Roona Begum during the surgery. Photo courtesy of tuxboard.com
Indian doctors discharge baby with swollen head

Doctors Friday discharged a one-year-old Indian baby who underwent multiple surgery to correct a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.

Indian doctors discharge baby with swollen head
Yerbol Shaikhiyev. deputy Director General of Syzganov National Scientific Surgery Center. Photo by Alisher Akhmetov©
100 doctors transplant organs from one donor to 4 patients in Kazakhstan

Transplantation to four patients from one donor was made in Syzganov National Scientific Surgery Center in Almaty for the first time in Kazakhstan.

100 doctors transplant organs from one donor to 4 patients in Kazakhstan
Britain's Prince Philip turns 92 in hospital
Britain's Prince Philip turns 92 in hospital

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip will on Monday celebrate his 92nd birthday in the London hospital where is recovering from exploratory abdominal surgery.

Britain's Prince Philip turns 92 in hospital
Britain's Prince Philip set for 'exploratory' surgery
Britain's Prince Philip set for 'exploratory' surgery

Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will on Friday undergo "exploratory" surgery at a London hospital.

Britain's Prince Philip set for 'exploratory' surgery