Surgery

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar unveils a statue of himself at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery, Expected To Make Full Recovery

Legendary Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary-bypass surgery this week, officials said Friday.

04/17/2015

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Woman Fatally Shot In Torrance Bowling Center Parking Lot

A woman in her mid 20s died Saturday morning after she was shot in the parking lot of a bowling center on Hawthorne Boulevard, authorities said.

03/28/2015

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Galaxy Goalie Brian Perk Has Ankle Surgery, Out For Season

LA Galaxy goalkeeper Brian Perk will miss the rest of the MLS season after undergoing surgery on his badly injured left ankle.

03/27/2015

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Cardiologists Say ‘Heart Watchman’ Implant Could Be Breakthrough For Patients On Blood Thinners

CBS2/KCAL9 was there Monday morning as doctors in Santa Monica performed what they’re calling groundbreaking surgery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

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Clippers: Blake Griffin To Have Elbow Surgery For Staph Infection

The Los Angeles Clippers announced Sunday that 25-year-old Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection in his elbow.

02/08/2015

Dr. Ehab Mohamed (credit: CBS)

Sentencing Postponed For Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon In Death Of Liposuction Patient

A former Encino cosmetic surgeon convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient was due in court Tuesday for sentencing.

02/03/2015

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Lakers’ Bryant Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 9 Months

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Wednesday that Kobe Bryant had surgery earlier in the day to repair his torn rotator cuff, and is expected to need nine months to recover.

01/28/2015

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Kobe Bryant To Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday

Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant will have shoulder surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2015

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Report: Bryant To Decide Monday If He’ll Need Surgery On Shoulder

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will need surgery on a torn rotator cuff and will require season-ending surgery, according to reports Friday.

01/23/2015

Joan Rivers (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Emergency Workers Accused Of Looking At Joan Rivers’ 911 Records With No Legitimate Reason

Officials say there’s no evidence any EMS workers shared the information.

01/09/2015

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Lakers Rookie Julius Randle Has Successful Foot Surgery

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle has undergone surgery to replace a screw in his right foot.

01/06/2015

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Police Officer Hospitalized After Struggle With Transient In Venice

The female officer, whose name has not been released, was on patrol in Venice when officers witnessed a male transient committing a crime at Vernon Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard.

12/30/2014

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Simple Procedure Uses Ultrasound To Treat ‘Turkey Neck’ Without Surgery

Many people who experience sagging skin beneath their chin, known as “turkey neck”, wince when they first begin to develop it, and would spend large sums of money on surgery to get rid of it.

11/25/2014

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Muffin, Paralyzed Kitten, Gets To Go Home Following Corrective Surgery

The little kitten was able to go home just one day after he underwent surgery

CBS Los Angeles–11/01/2014

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Rescue Kitten Paralyzed By Botched Microchip Insertion May Get Second Chance With Surgery

Six-week-old Muffin was dropped off at the Downey Animal Shelter after being found on the streets. Loren Slama rescued the stray had to be microchipped as part of the process but soon discovered something had gone horribly wrong.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2014

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