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The Man Who Cut Out His Own Appendix
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Operation, Antarctic, Russia )

- 1504 days ago -
During an expedition to the Antarctic, Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov became seriously ill. He needed an operation - and as the only doctor on the team, he realised he would have to do it himself.
More Than $16,000 Donated in Just Three Days to Pay for Treatment of Abused Cat Christened 'Bruce Almighty' By His Rescuers
Offbeat  (tags: bruce, almighty, operation, donations, cat, injured )

- 1545 days ago -
Donations have paw-ed in to help an abused car that was found with his legs bound together with electrical tape.
Homeless Dog to Have a Nose Implant After Losing His Original Sniffer When He Was Captured in a Snare
Offbeat  (tags: dog, nose, snout, operation )

- 1549 days ago -
A stray dog who lost his nose after he accidentally caught it in a snare could soon be able to smell again thanks to surgeons who are planning to insert a specially designed implant into his snout. Rea
Vets Carry Out First C-Section on Fox Mother to Save Lives of Five Cubs After She Was Found Injured in the Middle of the Road
Offbeat  (tags: vets, surgery, c section, operation, fox, fox cubs, offbeat )

- 1608 days ago -
Vets have carried out the first ever caesarean section on a fox mother to save the lives of her cubs after she was found injured in the middle of the road.
Bengal Tiger Survives Stem Cell Transplant in Mexico- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, operation, hurricane, bengal tiger injured, stem cell transplant )

- 2873 days ago -
A ten-year-old Bengal tiger is recovering after a successful stem cell transplant operation in Mexico to repair severe injuries sustained in a private zoo in Cancun. Held in deplorable conditions, the tiger had been injured by debris during a hurricane
Happy Bionic Dog Loving Life With Unique New Paws
Offbeat  (tags: puppies abandoned, rescued, nakio, paws frozen, operation, bionic paws, new life, new beginnings )

- 2912 days ago -
It began and almost ended in an abandoned freezing basement of a house in Nebraska just a little over a year and a half ago. A litter of five-week-old Red Heeler puppies were left to die, and little Naki'o had walked into an icy puddle, and there his
Central African Rep Clamps Down on Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: operation, specieal police forces, africa, arrest, wildlife smuggler, poachers )

- 3109 days ago -
- An operation by special police forces earlier this week in the Central African Republic led to the arrest of a key wildlife smuggler and seizure of elephant tusks and cat skins.
Stem Cells Will Hopefully Change a Leopard's Knee, Not Its Spots
Offbeat  (tags: snow leopard, australia, zoo, kamala, operation )

- 3131 days ago -
WHEN you are born to leap up rock faces that are almost vertical, an arthritic knee can be more of a pain than usual. That's why one of Sydney's snow leopards, Kamala, has become the first big cat and first zoo animal in the world to undergo a new
Expert Vets Earn Stripes With Amba's Operation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, operation )

- 3147 days ago -
Vets are used to dealing with unusual patients - but when Amba the tiger developed a tumour it led to a delicate operation involving police and a firearms team to get her life-saving treatment
Sophie the Basset Hound Swallows 31 Rusty Nails and Survives
Offbeat  (tags: basset hound, colorado springs, sophie, swallowed rusty nails, operation, tough, recovering )

- 3150 days ago -
Never mind cats having nine lives, how many do dogs have? A one-year-old pooch called Sophie, from Colorado Springs, has certainly just used up one of hers after swallowing 31 roofing nails, some house siding and her own rabies tag. She must have had
Goose With 26-Inch Arrow in Chest Lands in Vet's Garden
Offbeat  (tags: canadian goose, shot by hunters arrow, vets garden, rescued, operation, recovering )

- 3337 days ago -
A Canada goose with a hunter's 26-inch arrow sticking out of its chest landed in the garden of a vet. Bernard Levine, a retired veterinarian from Toms River, New Jersey, helped capture the goose, perform life-saving surgery and then transport it
Shark X-Ray Picture Prompts Operation to Remove Fish Hook
Offbeat  (tags: animals, sharks, fish hook, operation, environment )

- 3550 days ago -
Florence the shark had to undergo lifesaving surgery to remove a rusted fish hook that became lodged in her upper mouth after it was discovered on an x-ray image
Pudsey Dog Swallows Car Key
Offbeat  (tags: veternarian, operation, dog, swallowed car keys, recovering )

- 3681 days ago -
Vets had to operate when Pudsey pooch Alfie the cocker spaniel started to feel a bit ruff - after gobbling up his owner's car keys.
The Nightmare Of Waking During Surgery, Study: Brain Monitors No Better Than Old Method For Keeping Surgical Patients From Wakin
Offbeat  (tags: operation, anesthesia, awareness )

- 4113 days ago -
Patients say it feels like being trapped in a corpse: They awake during surgery, unable to move or scream. Some remember hearing their surgeons talk, and a few recall feeling intense pain. Some experts have said special brain-wave monitors were the

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