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Jolie 'moved' by public support following surgery
Jolie 'moved' by public support following surgery

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie said Sunday she had been "moved" by public support after she revealed she had had a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer.

Jolie 'moved' by public support following surgery
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Think twice about surgery on the weekend: study

People who undergo weekend non-emergency surgery in English public hospitals have an 82 percent higher chance of dying within a month than those treated on a Monday.

Think twice about surgery on the weekend: study
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84-y.o. patient undergoes unique low-traumatic surgery in Almaty

A neurosurgeon from South Korea and Director of the International Medical Center Yim Dong Hwang made 6 surgeries for osteochondrosis, traumas consequences and other spine pathologies on May 14-17.

84-y.o. patient undergoes unique low-traumatic surgery in Almaty
Women hail 'brave' Jolie's mastectomy revelation
Women hail 'brave' Jolie's mastectomy revelation

Health activists, doctors and movie fans hailed glamorous Hollywood megastar Angelina Jolie on Tuesday for her decision to reveal that she had had her breasts removed to reduce her cancer risk.

Women hail 'brave' Jolie's mastectomy revelation
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'Arm-lift' surgery gains appeal in US

Plastic surgery to remove fat and excess skin on the upper arms has gained appeal in the United States, where the procedure has exploded in popularity since the year 2000.

'Arm-lift' surgery gains appeal in US
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Kazakhstan microsurgeons tap into face transplantation surgeries

Kazakhstan microsurgeons will soon be able to perform face transplantation surgeries: Italian surgeon Salvatore D’Arpe.

Kazakhstan microsurgeons tap into face transplantation surgeries
Vladislav Fertikh with wife. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Kazakhstan's patient with artificial heart gets married

People who had surgeries on artificial heart implantation gathered in Astana to discuss problems of chronic cardiac insufficiency.

Kazakhstan's patient with artificial heart gets married
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Physical therapy can be as good as knee surgery: study

Physical therapy is often as effective as knee surgery when treating patients with tears to the meniscus or arthritis.

Physical therapy can be as good as knee surgery: study
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First donor kidney transplantation made in South Kazakhstan

A donor kidney has been transplanted to a patient with renal failure for the first time in South Kazakhstan.

First donor kidney transplantation made in South Kazakhstan
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60 artificial heart transplantations scheduled for 2013 in Kazakhstan

We have scheduled 60 surgeries on implantation of the artificial heart ventricles: Kazakhstan cardiac surgeon.

60 artificial heart transplantations scheduled for 2013 in Kazakhstan
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Lady Gaga cancels tour, to have hip surgery

Lady Gaga has canceled the rest of her "Born This Way Ball" tour due to a hip problem that requires surgery.

Lady Gaga cancels tour, to have hip surgery
Kazakhstan among 5 countries testing 3rd generation artificial heart
Kazakhstan among 5 countries testing 3rd generation artificial heart

The tests of efficiency and safety of 3rd generation cardiac ventricles implantation involve 5 hospitals in the world, including Astana National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center: Yuriy Pya.

Kazakhstan among 5 countries testing 3rd generation artificial heart
Almaty leads by number of complex surgeries in Kazakhstan
Almaty leads by number of complex surgeries in Kazakhstan

High-tech surgeries are held in all major hospitals of Almaty: medical expert.

Almaty leads by number of complex surgeries in Kazakhstan
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Parkinson's disease surgeries will be made in Kazakhstan

A new approach to treatment of tremor and Parkinson's disease will be introduced in Kazakhstan.

Parkinson's disease surgeries will be made in Kazakhstan
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Costs of Kazakhstan medical services will be made equal to those of foreign hospitals

The cost for treatment will be raised in Kazakhstan hospitals to the level of foreign medical facilities.

Costs of Kazakhstan medical services will be made equal to those of foreign hospitals
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First coronary artery bypass surgery made in Pavlodar

The surgery was made in Pavlodar's new cardio-surgery center.

First coronary artery bypass surgery made in Pavlodar
Chavez said to be 'well' and 'conscious'
Chavez said to be 'well' and 'conscious'

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is making steady progress after cancer surgery in Cuba and the respiratory infection he developed earlier in the week has been contained.

Chavez said to be 'well' and 'conscious'
Cardiac surgeon Yuriy Pya and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
All kinds of heart surgeries are available in Kazakhstan: Yuriy Pya

Chairman of the National Scientific Cardiac-Surgery Center Yuriy Pya assured President Nazarbayev that Kazakhstan people no longer had to go abroad for heart surgeries.

All kinds of heart surgeries are available in Kazakhstan: Yuriy Pya
Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president
Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was recovering after a successful cancer operation at a Cuban hospital, his vice president said Tuesday.

Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president
Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery
Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery

Hugo Chavez was set to leave for Cuba early Monday to undergo new cancer surgery that the Venezuelan leftist president admitted was urgently needed to fight the deadly disease.

Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery