Tag Archives: Plastic Surgery

Govt may reduce seats in surgical super-speciality courses that fail to attract doctors

New Delhi: Fewer doctors are opting to become surgeons these days and non-surgical courses such as cardiology, endocrinology, urology, nephrology and medical oncology have emerged as the big draw for young medical professionals, according to the union health ministry data on admissions to speciality courses.

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JIPMER does successful skin transplant | Prescribe medicines rationally, MCI tells doctors

A team of doctors from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry claims to have successfully performed the country’s first cadaveric skin transplantation done in a government hospital.

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Plastic surgery in India has come of age, shows survey

New Delhi: With vanity high on the list of discretionary spending, even majority of middle class people in India today are accepting cosmetic plastic surgery as a valid scientific means of improving appearance, shows a survey.

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‘Creating hype about fairness no less than apartheid’

Bangalore: Beauty might lie in the eye of the beholder, but senior plastic surgeon and author Dr Jas Kohli says today the eyes that gauge beauty cannot look beyond the established standards of acceptable physical appearance.

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China’s plastic surgery industry set to become world’s third largest

Beijing: China’s plastic surgery industry is set to become the world’s third largest by the end of this year with a valuation of 400 billion yuan ($62.6 billion) and is expected to double in size by 2019.

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Coimbatore to host Quiz Competition for MBBS, MS/DNB students

Coimbatore: The plastic surgery department of Ganga Hospital is organising here a National Talent Search – Quiz Competition for the undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MS/DNB) medical students from across the country on July 13.

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New plastic surgery technique launched in Nicaragua

Managua: A subsidiary of Nicaraguan conglomerate Grupo Pellas presented here a novel plastic surgery method for Latin America based on the use of stem cells extracted from the patient’s fatty tissue.

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May 2012 Plastic Surgery Update

Plastic Surgery Update is a new monthly video news report featuring hot topics in plastic surgery. From science and research to consumer trends, Plastic Surgery Update is a quick roundup of the most newsworthy stories in the field.

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