Surgical procedures

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Britain's Prince Philip sits in a carriage in London. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Tuesday April 3, 2018, that Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, that is expected to be carried out Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
April 03, 2018 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to a London hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said the prince entered the King Edward VII Hospital in the afternoon and would have the surgery Wednesday...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards pose for photographers upon arrival at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, The Wall Street Journal Magazine reported that Richards said “it’s time for the snip _ you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!” Richards says “I deeply regret the comments I made about Mick” in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. He says his words “were completely out of line” and that he apologized to the Rolling Stone frontman in person. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, WSJ magazine reported that Richards said "it's time for the snip — you can't be a father at that age. Those poor kids!" The 74-year-old...
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FILE - In a Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, former president Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter arrive during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter Center said in a statement. The surgery was successful. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 18, 2018 - 2:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter Center said in a statement. The surgery was successful. The scar tissue, the statement...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter Center said in a statement. The surgery was successful. The scar tissue, the statement...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Lena Dunham attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham’s detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain from endometriosis. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham's detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain...
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February 13, 2018 - 7:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery shortly before he died. The suit filed Friday against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon used a "high risk and...
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FILE - This Nov. 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr. Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh. A release at the request of the Starzl family by the University of Pittburgh Medical Center says Dr. Starzl died at the age of 90, Sat., March 4, 2017 at his home in Pittsburgh. He was 90. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 05, 2017 - 2:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dr. Thomas Starzl, who pioneered liver transplant surgery in the 1960s and was a leading researcher into anti-rejection drugs, has died. He was 90. The University of Pittsburgh, speaking on behalf of Starzl's family, said the renowned doctor died Saturday at his home in Pittsburgh...
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In this photo taken Feb. 1, 2017, Dr. Mark Whitten performs a short eye surgery procedure on patient Christianne Krupinsky in Washington, to insert a Raindrop inlay, a disc implanted in the cornea to reshape it for better close-up focus. This new kind of eye implant corrects presbyopia, the need for reading glasses that eventually hits all of us, usually starting in the 40s. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 28, 2017 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest surgical repair for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age. Dr. Shilpa Rose says the Raindrop inlay won't restore vision you had in your 20s. But the Washington ophthalmologist says it...
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This undated photo shows Fatemeh Reshad, an infant from Iran, who was recently treated for a life-threatening heart condition at Oregon Health Sciences University's Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Ore. The 4-month-old infant was flown to Portland for her life-saving heart surgery after she was temporarily banned from coming into the U.S. by President Donald Trump's travel ban. Physicians said Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, the girl is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery. (Family photo/OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital via AP)
February 27, 2017 - 8:37 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery last Friday. Fatemeh Reshad and her parents' plans to enter the United...
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