First Intestinal Surgery Performed

Hindu surgeon Susruta first performed surgery to repair perforated or obstructed intestines in India in 49 BCE. Continue reading

First Artificial Heart Transplant

American surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley implanted the world's first entirely artificial heart into Haskell Karp, age 47, from Skokie, IL Continue reading

Coronary Bypass Operation Streamed Online

Dr. Denton A. Cooley performed the first internet streamed open heart coronary bypass surgery on August 19, 1998 at a hospital in Houston, TX, USA. Continue reading

Robodoc Performed Hip Replacement Surgery

Robodoc, the world's first robotic device performed surgical procedures following its development by two Americans Continue reading

Laparoscopic Surgery

in 1901, with Tubes outfitted with surgical instruments and lenses, Georg Kelling a surgeon from Dresden, Germany preformed Laparoscopic Surgery in a dogs abdomen through a small incision. Continue reading