Snee told Giants.com the chance to spend time in Hawaii with his family was “something I couldn’t pass up on.” Besides, the hip “feels fine now.”
Dr. Bryan Kelly of the Hospital for Special Surgery, who operated on A-Rod on Wednesday, said last week the extent of cartilage damage was a concern and could not be determined before the operation.
No matter how well the doctors repaired A-Rod’s hip, will he be able to resemble something of his old self after missing so much time at 37?
Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.
A-Rod needs to find a way to stay on the field. And while surgery might help, I can’t feel with any certainty that he’ll return to being a significantly productive player.
The state Public Health Department says reports of wrong-site surgeries in Connecticut hospitals increased by 62 percent last year, while the number of patient deaths or disabilities resulting from surgery or falls also rose.
New technologies can now minimize potentially deadly surgical mistakes that leave instruments and sponges behind.
The Yankees say Alex Rodriguez will have surgery on his left hip and will miss the start of the season and possibly the entire first half.
Opting for surgery sooner rather than later all but ensures Bautista will have a complete recovery for 2013.
Toby Keith Says His Gall Bladder Surgery ‘Wasn’t Anything’ — Returns To Stage To Face Raging Hailstorm
Less than a week after having gall bladder surgery, Toby Keith was back on stage and “good to go.” However, he still had to face a raging hailstorm that nearly shut down the concert.
Toby Keith is taking time off from this Live in Overdrive tour this week for a “minor medical procedure.” But he’s not going to lay about for long.
In its news release Thursday, the team did not mention a timetable for Gee’s return – but the operation is expected to keep him off the mound for months.
The Mets said in a statement Wednesday that starter Dillon Gee was ready to be discharged from the hospital and would explore his options, including surgery.
“My surgery was a success, it went perfectly,” Rivera tweeted. “I am looking forward to beginning my rehab soon. Thanks as always for your prayers.”
A Bronx man claims that he was badly burned during surgery at Lincoln Hospital. Enrique Ruiz and his family told CBS 2′s Ann Mercogliano that they want answers.