In the struggle for the quality of life, and even for life itself, people sometimes find themselves in the operating room under the sapphires of surgical lamps. And every time the surgeons do everything possible to return the patient to normal life. True, the consequences of operations are sometimes simply unbelievable.
1. Change in the Rh factor of the blood after liver transplantation
15-year-old Demi-Lee Brennan not only received a new chance for life thanks to a liver transplant, she also acquired a new Rh factor in the blood. It is unbelievable, but the new liver changed the Rh factor of the girl’s blood from negative to positive. Continue reading
Sometimes it happens that a person is deprived of the opportunity to lead a full life due to loss of limbs. But today prosthesiologists, thanks to the latest scientific developments, work real miracles. In our review, there are 10 rather strange prostheses that helped people not only return to life, but also look stylish.
1. Robotic tentacle prosthesis
Designer Kailin Kai, a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Washington, has proposed a radically new approach to prosthetics. Continue reading
When it comes to modern medicine, strict doctors in white coats immediately appear who calmly listen to the patient, make a diagnosis, prescribe the necessary medicines. And all this happens in a comfortable modern office. But in fact, a number of medical procedures have not changed at all over the past centuries and may seem truly barbaric to a person far from medicine.
1. Cleaning the uterus
Obstetrics and gynecology are probably some of the bloodiest areas in medicine. Continue reading