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2013-10-30 23:01:18

Baby Audrina Cardenas who went under a 6-hour open heart surgery one year ago due to her being born with a rare condition called Ectopia Cordis, celebrated her first birthday in full color.

2009-09-17 06:40:40

An infant Indian boy, born with his heart outside his body, died in a New Delhi hospital two weeks after undergoing a rare surgery, doctors said. We have lost him, said cardiothoracic surgeon A.K. Bisoi, who led a team of doctors in performing the surgery on the infant who was born Aug.

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2009-09-04 14:01:26

An infant born with his heart outside of his body is reportedly recovering after surgeons completed the process of inserting the heart inside his body on Friday.

2009-09-04 01:13:22

An Indian surgeon said a 10-day-old baby's heart continued to beat during a lengthy operation Thursday to move it into his chest. A team at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi first had to create a space between the boy's chest and abdomen, CNN reported.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.