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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. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 One year ago today, baby Audrina Cardenas underwent a six-hour open-heart surgery where a team of heart surgeons, plastic surgeons and general surgeons put her heart back into her body. She was born with a rare condition called Ectopia Cordis where one-third of her...

2012-07-04 01:44:28

Cigarette smoke reduces the production of a Fallopian tube gene known as "BAD", which helps explain the link between smoking and ectopic pregnancy. The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) in Istanbul. Ectopic pregnancy - when the embryo implants outside the uterus and in...

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. Once that was done, his heart, which had dangled outside his chest, was moved inside. A.K. Bisoi, a cardiothoracic surgeon, said the liver and lungs had to be moved. He said the boy will be carefully monitored to make...

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2006-11-22 18:00:00

By JENNIFER KAY MIAMI - Using a piece of Gore-Tex fabric to make their repairs, doctors performed corrective surgery on a baby born with his heart outside his chest, and said Wednesday that the youngster should be able to lead a close-to-normal life. Naseem Hasni underwent surgery to put his heart inside his chest hours after being delivered by Caesarean section Oct. 31 at Holtz Children's Hospital. He remained in critical but stable condition Wednesday. "He's not going to be able to play...


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