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Collingwood surgery successful

DURHAM – England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has undergone surgery on his left knee and is expected to be fit for the Twenty20 and One-Day Internationals against Sri Lanka in June.
The Durham man underwent the procedure to remove ‘loose bodies’ and correct cartilage damage after struggling with knee problems during the recent World Cup on the sub-continent. The 34-year-old, who remains captain of the Twenty20 side, announced his retirement from Test cricket following England’s

ICRC conducts trauma surgery course

Lahore – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in collaboration with the Health Ministry and Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital, conducted a four-day ICRC Emergency Room trauma course at Jinnah Hospital’s surgical block on Friday.
A surgical skill sab is also being established at Jinnah Hospital. Dr Dalla Torre Mauro and Dr Alberto Nardini from Italy and Dr Zafar Ali Chaudhry fromJinnah Hospital trained the surgeons from different parts of Punjab in

15th Orthopaedic Surgery review course

LAHORE – 15th intensive Orthopaedic Surgery review course has started at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore on Monday under Orthopaedic Surgery Department supervision. Chairman and Dean Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore Dr Muhammad Saeed inaugurated the course which has been especially designed for FCPS, MS and FRCS student doctors’ exam preparation.
Saeed advised the doctors to take keen interest in their studies and attend the training course with devotion. Orthopaedic Surgery Department

SZH to organise orthopedic surgery course

LAHORE – The Sheikh Zayed Hospital (SZH) Orthopedic Surgery Department will organise the 15th intensive review course in orthopedic surgery from February 21 to 26 for preparation of FCPS, MS & FRCS students.
Professors from all over the country would deliver lectures and train students for examinations.

Saudi king arrives in Morocco after US surgery

RIYADH – Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz arrived in Casablanca, Morocco on Saturday to convalesce two months after undergoing back surgery in the United States, the official SPA news agency reported.
“King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud arrived in Casablanca in the Kingdom of Morocco from New York to complete physical therapy and recovery,” said the report. Morocco’s King Mohammed VI met King Abdullah at Casablanca airport, SPA and an official Moroccan source added.

Higuain to undergo surgery next week

MADRID – Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain will undergo surgery to fix a slipped disc that has sidelined him since November in the United States next week, the Spanish club said Thursday.
The 23-year-old Argentine international will be operated on at Chicago’s Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine on Tuesday, it said in a statement. Real revealed at the beginning of December that the player had sustained a slipped disc that could require an operation, prompting

Kaka in ‘perfect shape’ after surgery

MADRID – Real Madrid’s Brazilian midfielder Kaka is in “perfect shape” following the knee surgery he underwent in August, the Belgian doctor who performed the operation said in comments published Wednesday. “Kaka needed to have the surgery, he could not play with the pain he was feeling and the treatment he has had since the operation has been perfect,” sports daily Marca quoted Doctor Marc Martens as saying.
“Now he has a new knee, it is like he had never had the operation. He

Ponting to have surgery on broken finger

SYDNEY – Australia captain Ricky Ponting is to undergo surgery on Tuesday on the fractured finger which forced him to miss his first test match in six years this week. The 36-year-old fractured a bone the little finger in his left hand while fielding in the third Ashes test in Perth and played through the injury in the defeat in Melbourne last week that ended Australia’s hopes of regaining the
Ashes. He was rested for this week’s fifth test in Sydney to give him time to

Jolie slams surgery reports

LONDON: Actress Angelina Jolie says she never had any plastic surgery and would not even opt for it. “I haven’t had anything done and I don’t think I will,” said Jolie.
“But if it makes somebody happy, then that’s up to them. I’m not in somebody else’s skin to know what makes them feel better about themselves. But I don’t plan to do it myself,” she added. The actress is enjoying life thoroughly with partner Brad Pitt and their six children.
“I enjoy the work more now because

Moore says no to cosmetic surgery

Hollywood actress Julianne Moore has vowed never to undergo cosmetic surgery to change her look as she thinks it won’t make her feel any younger. The 49-year-old actress insists she would still feel her age, regardless of how her appearance changes.
“First and foremost, I’m an actor and so I don’t want to do anything to my face. I can do whatever I want, and I’m still going to be 49 years old, it’s not going to change anything,” she said. “I don’t know that I’m going to look any

Conjoined twins await major surgery

ISLAMABAD: Born 7 months ago in Sahiwal, the conjoined twins Shazia and Nazia are still waiting for the risky incisive surgery at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) that will separate the two.
The twins have been waiting for their turn with the parents having left them in the care of an ailing grandmother to look after their two normal sons at home. “I do not know what is taking them so long. We are all mentally prepared that the surgery could fail to save their lives

Salman rubbishes surgery reports

Just a day after gossip-mills went abuzz with reports that Salman Khan has had a surgery to sport youthful eyes, the actor has come out to rubbish all such reports. And if Salman is to be believed then it’s the scratch under his eye and not any surgery that is forcing him to sport glares.
Posting a picture of his bruised eye on his Twitter homepage, Salman tweeted, “I was okay to walk the ramp without the glares but everyone who saw my eye got scared. So I thought it best to wear