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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.

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.

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.

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2006-11-22 18:00:00

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.