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Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery
Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was poised to return to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer treatment, having spoken for the first time of giving up power if his condition worsens or he dies.

Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery
'World-first' surgery gives Australian boy new hope
'World-first' surgery gives Australian boy new hope

Australian doctors Thursday hailed what they described as a world-first surgical treatment for a boy suffering from a rare disease that sends his blood pressure soaring and triggered a stroke.

'World-first' surgery gives Australian boy new hope
Colombian president's cancer surgery successful
Colombian president's cancer surgery successful

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos underwent successful surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his prostate Wednesday.

Colombian president's cancer surgery successful
Heart surgery. Photo by Roza Yessenkulova©
Kazakhstan doctors transplanted donor heart for the first time

The surgery was made on August 8 in the National Scientific Cardiosurgery Center of the National Medical Holding in Astana.

Kazakhstan doctors transplanted donor heart for the first time
Implantation of the artificial heart. Photo courtesy of the National Medical Holding©
PHOTO: Artificial heart implanted in Astana

The first full implantation of an artificial heart has been made in Kazakhstan.

PHOTO: Artificial heart implanted in Astana
Implantation of devices into the heart. Photo courtesy of tengrinews.kz©
First partial heart implantation in CIS performed in Kazakhstan

A unique surgery was made in cardiosurgery center in Astana, Kazakhstan: simultaneous implantation of two auxiliary devices into the heart.

First partial heart implantation in CIS performed in Kazakhstan
Breast implant. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan scientists invented hydrogel breast implants

Kazakhstan scientists have developed an implantation material for treatment of urological diseases and use in plastic surgery.

Kazakhstan scientists invented hydrogel breast implants
Installation of the stent into the coronary artery
Unique heart surgery performed on representative of American company in Astana

A complicated heart surgery on a foreign representative of one of the major American companies in Kazakhstan has been made in Cardiosurgery Center in Astana.

Unique heart surgery performed on representative of American company in Astana
Photo by Roza Yessenkulova ©
New heart surgery method introduced in Kazakhstan

Italian experts performed a master-class on transcatheter implantation of heart valves.

New heart surgery method introduced in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan is eyeing newest neurosurgical treatment methods

A master-class on implementation of the newest neurosurgical methods is held in the national scientific neurosurgery center.

Kazakhstan is eyeing newest neurosurgical treatment methods
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Sex reassignment surgery costs around $3000 in Kazakhstan

According to Dzharbussynov Scientific Center of Urinology, 12 people (8 men and 4 women) have applied to the Center for such surgery in 20 years.

Sex reassignment surgery costs around $3000 in Kazakhstan
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First kid's bone marrow transplantation made in Kazakhstan

The first bone marrow transplantation to a kid has been made in Kazakhstan.

First kid's bone marrow transplantation made in Kazakhstan
First liver transplantation perfomed in Kazakhstan
First liver transplantation perfomed in Kazakhstan

Liver transplantation is one of the most difficult surgeries. The operation performed was twice as difficult as the usual one.

First liver transplantation perfomed in Kazakhstan
Heart surgery in Kazakhstan. ©Roza Yessenkulova
First Kazakhstan patient with artificial heart discharged

National Scientific Cardiology Center in Astana discharged its first patient with artificial heart.

First Kazakhstan patient with artificial heart discharged
Polish doctors made over 100 heart surgeries on children in Shymkent
Polish doctors made over 100 heart surgeries on children in Shymkent

A team of Polish cardiac surgeons operated over 100 children in Shymkent during the master-class held in the cardiology center of South-Kazakhstan oblast.

Polish doctors made over 100 heart surgeries on children in Shymkent
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Surgery center for newborns opened in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Ministry of Healthcare opened a new neonatal surgery center to decrease infant mortality.

Surgery center for newborns opened in Kazakhstan
Open heart surgery ©Roza Yessenkulova
First open heart surgery performed in Almaty Central Clinical Hospital

Open heart surgery was performed in Almaty on September 13 for the first time in the system of Kazakhstan President’s hospitals.

First open heart surgery performed in Almaty Central Clinical Hospital
Photo courtesy of margaritova.ru
Free vocal rehabilitation surgeries to be performed in Astana

National Diagnostics Center is looking for vocal rehabilitation surgery patients with voice disorders after gorge traumas, surgeries on thyroid body, as well as oncological surgeries.

Free vocal rehabilitation surgeries to be performed in Astana
First heart transplantation surgery to be performed in Kazakhstan
First heart transplantation surgery to be performed in Kazakhstan

First surgeries on heart, liver and pancreas transplantation will be performed in Kazakhstan in November.

First heart transplantation surgery to be performed in Kazakhstan