Italian surgeons separate twins conjoined at the head in world first
Italy

Italian surgeons separate twins conjoined at the head in world first

A hospital in Rome said on Tuesday it had separated two-year-old twins joined above the nape of their necks, in what's believed to be the first successful operation of its kind.

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

Second face transplant for Frenchman in world-first
France

Second face transplant for Frenchman in world-first

Doctors warn of penis enlargement health risks after man dies in Swedish surgery
Sweden

Doctors warn of penis enlargement health risks after man dies in Swedish surgery

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery
Sweden

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery

Furious Frenchwoman forced to fly to US to get new hands
France

Furious Frenchwoman forced to fly to US to get new hands

Berlusconi plots Forza Italia relaunch from hospital bed
Italy

Berlusconi plots Forza Italia relaunch from hospital bed

Silvio Berlusconi comes through open-heart surgery
Italy

Silvio Berlusconi comes through open-heart surgery

Berlusconi to have heart op for attack ‘that nearly killed him’
Italy

Berlusconi to have heart op for attack ‘that nearly killed him’

New Swiss centre hopes to tackle obesity ‘epidemic’
Switzerland

New Swiss centre hopes to tackle obesity ‘epidemic’

Nobel professor resigns over Italian celeb surgeon row

Nobel professor resigns over Italian celeb surgeon row

Swiss suspend Brazilian firm’s breast implants
Switzerland

Swiss suspend Brazilian firm’s breast implants

Italy’s Parisse fights to be fit for World Cup
Italy

Italy’s Parisse fights to be fit for World Cup

Spain performs first all-robot transplant in EU
Spain

Spain performs first all-robot transplant in EU

Woman dies after plastic surgery on eyelids
Italy

Woman dies after plastic surgery on eyelids

Austrian pioneers mind-controlled bionic hand
Austria

Austrian pioneers mind-controlled bionic hand

Woman sues over botched breast boost
Austria

Woman sues over botched breast boost

Organ donor found not quite brain dead
Germany

Organ donor found not quite brain dead

Spain health cuts among Europe’s largest
Spain

Spain health cuts among Europe’s largest

French surgeons operate on foetus in womb
France

French surgeons operate on foetus in womb

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital
Germany

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital

French doc punished for failed penis extension
France

French doc punished for failed penis extension

Organ donation hits all-time low after scandal
Germany

Organ donation hits all-time low after scandal

Germany tops penis enlargement table
Germany

Germany tops penis enlargement table

Obese Italian woman dies after slimming operation
Italy

Obese Italian woman dies after slimming operation

Hypnotised patient sings through throat surgery
France

Hypnotised patient sings through throat surgery

‘Eiffel Tower’ nose surgery booms in China
France

‘Eiffel Tower’ nose surgery booms in China

Surgeon forgets pliers in young mother’s womb
France

Surgeon forgets pliers in young mother’s womb

Spanish King heads home after hip surgery
Spain

Spanish King heads home after hip surgery

Fake ‘dentist’ prosecuted for botched surgeries
Sweden

Fake ‘dentist’ prosecuted for botched surgeries

More German men getting plastic surgery
Germany

More German men getting plastic surgery

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation
Germany

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation

Doctors implant smallest artificial heart pump ever
Germany

Doctors implant smallest artificial heart pump ever

Swedish docs cleared over misplaced colon
Sweden

Swedish docs cleared over misplaced colon

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Sweden

Swede ‘engulfed in flames’ after US surgery

Botched Swedish breast job patient’s file faked
Sweden

Botched Swedish breast job patient’s file faked

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Sweden

Surgery better for tackling prostate cancer: Swedish study

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Sweden

Swedish man had ‘stick’ in stomach for 25 years

Surgery worsens patient memory: Swedish study
Sweden

Surgery worsens patient memory: Swedish study

Gastric bypass surgery cuts risk of death: study
Sweden

Gastric bypass surgery cuts risk of death: study

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Sweden

Swedish docs deny transsexual’s boob job

Swedish man wakes up during lung surgery
Sweden

Swedish man wakes up during lung surgery

Docs let 15-year-old student cut into patient
Sweden

Docs let 15-year-old student cut into patient

Agency proposes age limit on beauty patients
Sweden

Agency proposes age limit on beauty patients

Child’s appendix bursts after 20 hour ER wait
Sweden

Child’s appendix bursts after 20 hour ER wait

Surgery figures expand for obese young Swedes
Sweden

Surgery figures expand for obese young Swedes

‘No smoking for patients pre-surgery’: doctors
Sweden

‘No smoking for patients pre-surgery’: doctors

Man loses memory after liposuction slip
Spain

Man loses memory after liposuction slip

Spain hosts world  first ‘Google Glass’ operation
Spain

Spain hosts world first ‘Google Glass’ operation

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants
Spain

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants

France hit by new scandal over prosthetics
France

France hit by new scandal over prosthetics

Heart surgeon leaves 16cm of metal in patient
France

Heart surgeon leaves 16cm of metal in patient

Swiss medics face ban on new practices
Switzerland

Swiss medics face ban on new practices

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France

Brake lever stuck in boy’s thigh for four months