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    iTind at M Centre, BNH Hospital Bangkok: The newest minimally invasive treatment for BPH

    If you’ve been exploring treatment options for your enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), iTind at BNH Hospital Bangkok could be the answer you’ve been looking for. iTind is the newest minimally invasive treatment for BPH, and BNH Hospital is leading the way in Southeast Asia by introducing this procedure. According to Dr Suntchai Wirotsaengthong, the lead urologist in…

  • Thailand News

    Thai transwoman seeks justice after surgery leaves vagina bleeding

    A Thai transwoman is seeking justice after gender affirmation surgery left her vagina bleeding and defecating. She also received no explanation from the doctor despite suffering from the disability for more than seven months. The transgender victim, Anirut, reached out to non-profit organisation Saimai Survive for assistance in seeking justice after pain from the surgery failure almost led her to…

  • Thailand News

    Thai-Lao project conducts heart surgeries on 30 children

    A collaborative medical project between Thailand and Laos has successfully conducted heart surgeries on 30 children, illustrating a significant step towards combating heart-related diseases in young individuals. This initiative, aptly named Saving Young’s Heart Crossing Mekong River, is a combined effort involving the Thai Red Cross, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Medicine, the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Foundation, the Thai…

  • Thailand News

    Unexplained death after tooth extraction sparks controversy in Phetchaburi

    A 25 year old woman‘s mysterious death following two tooth extractions has led to her distraught family seeking answers. The woman, Thiphaphon (surname withheld), experienced severe facial swelling and pain after the dental procedure at a hospital in Phetchaburi. Despite later diagnoses of leukaemia and further tests, her death remains unexplained and has sparked controversy. The news was delivered to…

  • Thailand News

    Sex-reassignment surgeries covered by national health insurance, says NHSO Secretary-General

    After a social media debate on whether the gold card benefits can cover sex-reassignment surgeries, Dr Jadet Thammathacharee, Secretary-General of the National Health Security Office (NHSO), clarified on December 2, that these surgeries have been part of the national health insurance benefits since 2018, with no exclusion clause. Dr Jadet explained that the announcement by the National Health Security Committee…

  • World News

    Unbelievable twist: Fly found in patient’s intestines during cancer screening still intact baffles doctors

    Medical professionals are scratching their heads after uncovering a fly, still intact, during a routine cancer screening. During a routine colonoscopy aimed at detecting potential cancer indicators, doctors stumbled upon an unexpected guest in the 63 year old American patient’s digestive journey. Positioned snugly in the right section of the colon was the intact carcass of a fly, sparking bewilderment…

  • Thailand News

    Beauty blunder: Victims demand beauty clinic take responsibility for surgery failures

    A Thai woman urged a beauty clinic in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok, to take responsibility for the surgical mishaps that resulted in her developing gangrene and a forehead infection. Additionally, at least six others have also suffered adverse effects from procedures performed at the same clinic. The 32 year old victim reported the matter to the Consumer Protection Crime Suppression Division…

  • World News

    Two year old swallows eight needles: Urgent surgery saves boy’s life in Peru

    A two year old boy in the agricultural town of Tarapoto, Peru, swallowed eight needles while playing on the farm where his mother works. Upon discovery, his mother rushed him to the hospital, where an X-ray revealed the scattered needles in his abdomen. The dangerous situation led to an immediate two-hour surgery to successfully remove all eight needles. The boy…

  • Health

    What you need to know before getting eyelid surgery in Thailand

    Are you thinking about getting eyelid surgery in Thailand? But are you also scratching your head, unsure if you’ve got the facts straight? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to melt away the confusion and serve up the essential facts straight from the experts, specifically the esteemed Lovely Eye and Skin Clinic by Dr. Roungkaw. What is…

  • World News

    Israeli doctors save Palestinian boy in pioneering reattachment surgery after cycling accident

    In a remarkable medical achievement, Israeli physicians have successfully performed a reattachment operation on a child’s head, following a collision with a vehicle while he was cycling that left him with an almost severed neck. The pioneering surgery was conducted at a hospital in Jerusalem. The local press revealed that the patient, Sulaiman Hassan, a 12 year old Palestinian residing…

  • Health

    Complete Guide To Low-Cost, High-Quality Hair Transplant Surgery in Bangkok

    Are you considering hair transplant surgery but worried about the cost? Look no further than Bangkok, Thailand. With its world-renowned medical facilities and highly-skilled doctors, Bangkok has become a popular destination for medical tourism, and hair transplant surgery is no exception. One of the top hair transplant centers in Bangkok is the Million Hair Transplant Center, which offers cutting-edge technology…

  • Crime News

    Thai woman suffers for 6 years after surgeon leaves drill bit inside her leg

    A Thai woman is rallying for justice after a doctor at Saraburi Hospital in central Thailand left a broken drill bit inside her leg during surgery more than six years ago, taking away her ability to walk and causing her years of unbearable pain. Yesterday, the Social Justice Campaign Network took 57 year old Chantra Wutthiyanan, in a wheelchair, to…

  • Thailand News

    Man says his leg was amputated without permission in Thailand

    A Thai man who says his leg was amputated without his permission requested help from the Lawyers Council of Thailand on Wednesday after a failed lawsuit. The patient told lawyers he went to the hospital to receive treatment for a wound on the sole of his foot. He underwent surgery and stayed in the hospital for seven days to be monitored.…

  • Pattaya News

    UPDATE: GoFundMe page for victim of Pattaya gym assault – VIDEO

    THE LATEST Following a violent attack at a Pattaya gym earlier this week, the victim has come forward and given a video interview with Youtuber Bryan Flowers. The victim, 46 year old British national Gary Reed, recounts how a fellow gym goer struck him hard in the face with a dumbbell when he wouldn’t move from the bench he was…

  • Thailand News

    Siriraj Hospital announces Thailand’s first successful multi-visceral transplant

    Thailand’s first successful multi-visceral transplant, where one of the intestines is replaced along with other abdominal organs, was completed by Mahidol University’s Faculty of Medicine at Siriraj Hospital. The surgery is a simultaneous transplant of multiple organs, including the liver, small intestines and sometimes the stomach. For the patient in Thailand, surgeons transplanted the intestine, liver, pancreas, and stomach. The…

  • World News

    American man becomes first to get a genetically-modified pig heart transplant

    A 57 year old American man in Baltimore has become the first human to get a heart transplant from a genetically engineered pig after undergoing seven-hour experimental surgery. The day before the surgery, the patient David Bennett told reporters “it was either die or do this transplant,” that the experimental surgery is a “shot in the dark,” but it’s his…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok cosmetic surgeon sentenced to prison for patient’s death

    A cosmetic surgeon is sentenced to 5 years in prison for the death of a woman who had a severe allergic reaction to the anaesthetic during a facelift procedure. The Thai Criminal Court sentenced the 51 year old Thanapol Thongprasert, who ran a clinic in Bangkok, to jail for recklessness causing the death of 72 year old Nattamol Prachaseri ,…

  • Thai Life

    HRH Princess Chulabhorn released from hospital

    Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn was discharged from Chulalongkorn Hospital yesterday after successful surgery, according to the Bureau of the Royal Household. The Princess entered hospital on June 15 after she developed numbness in the fingertips of her right hand. Doctors found the numbness was caused by a membrane compressing the nerve below her elbow, and recommended surgery, which was…

  • Thailand News

    Paralyzed Canadian hockey player moves legs after experimental Thai surgery

    A Canadian hockey player paralyzed in a tragic bus crash has begun moving his legs after receiving experimental spinal surgery in Thailand. Ryan Straschnitzki was one of 13 injured when a truck ran a stop sign and collided with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus in Saskatchewan in 2018. Sixteen others died in the incident. Straschnitzki was paralyzed from…

  • Phuket News

    New eyesight for the Thaiger – modern lens exchange surgery in Thailand

    Tim Newton is the lead writer and editor of The Thaiger English. Healthy, happy, busy and no feeling that I’m actually 61 years old. But there I was, about to undergo eye surgery that would rid me of my annoying reading glasses and give me an equivalent of the vision I had when I was a lot younger. Luckily there…