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  1. Amputation can offer disabled dogs a new and active lease on life

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'It turned out to be cancer, and amputation was the only option,' says McClelland, who is the founder of Lifelong Animal Protection, a charity that rescues companion animals in Hong Kong. 'Initially, I was very upset but when we found out the tumour was localised and it could be dealt with [through an amputation] I was happy that we could give him a future.' As with any surgery, ...

  2. Appeal to save brave Yiyi's leg

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and her left leg was badly crushed. Doctors initially feared it might have to be amputated. Weiyi has had five operations to remove rotten and dead muscle and seal her wounds. Despite conquering ... neurologists to draft the best treatment plan. 'What Yiyi wants is not just a guarantee that her leg is not amputated, but resumption of the functions of her legs to the best level,' Xiang ...

  3. 'Miracle girl' Yiyi fights back after developing fever

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to be amputated. The search for survivors had been called off at least 15 hours earlier, prompting a railways official to brand Yiyi's survival 'a miracle'. But it also gave rise to claims ... operations to remove gangrenous tissue had saved her injured leg from amputation, there had since been complications. 'Yiyi began to develop a mild fever at the end of last week,' he said. ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The governing coalition must share the same vision. I doubt if this is possible if team members come from political parties that have widely different beliefs and aspirations Former education secretary Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun What Yiyi wants is not just a guarantee that her leg is not amputated, but resumption of the functions of her legs An uncle of train crash survivor Yiyi, ...

  5. Signature Wound

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... leading to full or partial penis amputations. Al-Qaeda and the Taliban apparently favour mines that grievously injure rather than kill because taking out four men- one victim and three who aid ...

  6. Recent incidents at the same hospital

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... October 13 A premature baby had to have his right leg amputated after suffering a damaged artery during insertion of a catheter. September 15 A substitute cleaner at the nuclear medicine unit accidentally sent a refuse bag of radioactive material to the Tsing Yi chemical waste treatment centre two days before the end of its radioactive cycle. August 4 A 13-year-old boy died ...

  7. Crippled for life but still full of fight

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... than 500 stitches. Both of my legs were amputated and my left hand was amputated at the wrist. My right hand lost functionality as its five fingers were partly amputated. In 2009 the rest of my right middle finger was amputated because of pathological changes. So now I have just one hand with four half-fingers. After being discharged from hospital in the autumn of 1998, my parents ...

  8. Brave Hutchinson back on track after injury

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nearly lost his left leg in a motorbike accident a year ago. Just being back on his trusty Yamaha is victory enough for the Englishman who 12 months ago had to convince surgeons not to amputate ... they didn't amputate,' said Hutchinson on his return to competitive action for the first time since the accident. Hutchinson still doesn't have full control of his left leg, so much so ...

  9. Timeline

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and 40 million civilians died. 1944 Penicillin mass produced G. Raymond Rettew developed a technique to mass-produce penicillin, greatly reducing the number of people dying after amputations ...

  10. Hospital inquiry on baby's broken leg

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to have his right leg amputated after suffering a damaged artery during the insertion of a catheter. ...




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