Cardiologists at Sunshine Hospitals in Hyderabad have successfully performed a unique operation, for the first time in the world, where the patient's chambers of the heart were rotated and coronary arteries were in abnormal position.
The patient, 52-year-old Mohd Mahboob Shamsuddin, was suffering from mesocardia, a rare medical condition in which the heart is rotated, pointing to the center of the chest and not in its normal position pointing to the left. The patient said that he had discovered the abnormality after investigations were done following a heart attack.
‘The successful bypass surgery has helped to increase the patient’s heart pumping rate from 35% to 50%.’
After decades of battling depression, former soldier Betty Ann Archer finally flew to New Delhi to complete her gender transition, one of a growing number of foreigners heading to India for budget sex-change operations. Born Dale Archer, the 64-year-old American said she felt trapped in the wrong body right from the start, recalling secretly trying on her mother\'s dresses as a boy -- much to the horror of her conservative military father. \"I attempted to kill myself twice...