Cardiologists Say 'Heart Watchman' Implant Could Be Breakthrough For Patients On Blood ThinnersCBS2/KCAL9 was there Monday morning as doctors in Santa Monica performed what they're calling groundbreaking surgery.
Clippers: Blake Griffin To Have Elbow Surgery For Staph InfectionThe Los Angeles Clippers announced Sunday that 25-year-old Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection in his elbow.
Sentencing Postponed For Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon In Death Of Liposuction PatientA former Encino cosmetic surgeon convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient was due in court Tuesday for sentencing.
Lakers' Bryant Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 9 MonthsThe 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.
Kobe Bryant To Have Shoulder Surgery WednesdayLakers' guard Kobe Bryant will have shoulder surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff.
Report: Bryant To Decide Monday If He'll Need Surgery On ShoulderLakers guard Kobe Bryant will need surgery on a torn rotator cuff and will require season-ending surgery, according to reports Friday.
Emergency Workers Accused Of Looking At Joan Rivers' 911 Records With No Legitimate ReasonOfficials say there's no evidence any EMS workers shared the information.
Lakers Rookie Julius Randle Has Successful Foot SurgeryLos Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle has undergone surgery to replace a screw in his right foot.
Police Officer Hospitalized After Struggle With Transient In VeniceThe 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.
Simple Procedure Uses Ultrasound To Treat 'Turkey Neck' Without SurgeryMany 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.
Muffin, Paralyzed Kitten, Gets To Go Home Following Corrective SurgeryThe little kitten was able to go home just one day after he underwent surgery
Rescue Kitten Paralyzed By Botched Microchip Insertion May Get Second Chance With SurgerySix-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.
Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers Died Of Brain Damage, A 'Predictable Complication'Legendary comic Joan Rivers died of brain damage due to a lack of oxygen as a "predictable" complication of surgery, medical officials announced Thursday.
Gordo The Dog Cleared For Release After 'Miraculous' Recovery From Pursuit CrashDoctors first believed Gordo, a mild-mannered Maltese mix, would lose his limb completely after the rim of a van driven by a stolen vehicle suspect sliced his hip joint during a wild chase in South Los Angeles.
Dog Hit By Car Gets A Second Chance Hours Before He's Scheduled To Be Put DownVolunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter when he was scheduled to be put down after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.