#surgery

The Tommy John surgery is used to treat injured elbow ligaments. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • The procedure is named after LA Dodgers player Tommy John
  • The surgery is commonly required by professional athletes, with a major chunk of them being baseball pitchers
  • The surgery includes a prolonged period of recovery

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India has administered more than 26,55,19,251 COVID-19 vaccine doses. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • A widely circulated message claims that anaesthetics are life-threatening post a COVID shot
  • PIB said that there is not scientific base to this claim
  • "Don't fall for misinformation," PIB added

.London, UK
Journalist Christiane Amanpour says she is being treated for ovarian cancer.(Photo credit: Twitter/@camanpour)

  • She has recently undergone major surgery for ovarian cancer
  • She will undergo chemotherapy for a period of weeks
  • Christiane previously hosted ABC'S "This Week"

.Malé, Maldives
Mohammed Nasheed is Maldives' first democratically elected president. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @MohamedNasheed)

  • Mohamed Nasheed was left wounded by shrapnel from a bomb blast outside his home
  • President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said an investigation was underway
  • Armed police units cordoned off the area in the capital Male, where the attack took place

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The actor made her acting debut in 2017 with a brief role in ‘Velaiilla Pattadhari 2’. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Raiza Wilson)

  •  The actor says that she ‘was forced’ to undergo an unnecessary dermatological procedure
  • The procedure went wrong and left her with swelling under her eye
  • She shared a picture on social media and says that the doctor who did the treatment is now unreachable

President Ram Nath Kovind was moved to AIIMS last week following chest discomfort. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • President Ram Nath Kovind had shifted to AIIMS, Delhi last week following chest discomfort
  • On March 27, a tweet from Kovind's official handle said that he wished to thank all who wished him well
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweetd out the news of the Presidnet's succesful surgery on Tuesday

.Chicago, IL, USA
The 32-year-old Argentine player has won 22 ATP titles including 2009 US Open championship. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @delpotrojuan)

  • Tennis player Juan Martin del Potro said he will undergo a fourth operation on his right knee
  • He said that he would undergo operation to be fit for the Olympic Games in Tokyo
  • Del Potro is a known tennis player and has won many titles including US Open

Serena Williams joins stars to pull out of Miami Open.(Photo Credit: Instagram/ @serenawilliams )

  • Williams joins Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the stars to have pulled out of the event
  • "I am disappointed to withdraw from the Miami Open because of recent oral surgery," Williams said
  • The tournament was cancelled last year due to COVID-19

.Tirana, Albania
Pandemic stress, the focus on faces during video chats and the convenience of hiding under a mask are fuelling a cosmetic surgery boom in Albania. (AFP Photo)

  • Doctors say the surge has been driven by demand from mainly young women such as Ana Kela
  • Kela, a 20-year-old student in Tirana had her lips plumped in December
  • "Every time I looked at my face on the screen, I couldn't even say a word, I was gripped by anguish," Kela said

Iniesta suffered the injury in the knockout stages of the Asian Champions League. (Photo credit: Instagram/andresiniesta)

  • Andres Iniesta has promised his glittering career won't be cut short by the thigh injury
  • The Spanish maestro was injured and substituted during Vissel's round-of-16 match
  • Iniesta joined Vissel in 2018 after making 442 appearances for Barcelona