Success Rate of IVF is 17% High with Embryoscope’ says Study

Success Rate of IVF is 17% High with Embryoscope’ says Study

A recent study shows that Embryoscope can improve the success rate of IVF treatment by 17%. Embryoscope is an advanced incubator that allows minute by minute observation of the embryo growth and helps doctors to choose best embryo that should be embedded into uterus. Commenting on the relevance of Embryoscope in context of IVF treatments, Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, IVF consultant, Lilavati Hospital said “We normally use it for couples who have failed to conceive with…

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Apollo Chennai to have Surgical Robots for Spine Surgeries

Apollo Chennai to have Surgical Robots for Spine Surgeries

Refurbishments and technological upgradation in medical centers is a perpetual process and the latest hospital in the cue is Apollo Chennai. Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative surgical equipments and robots has tied up with Advance Medical Systems to introduce Renaissance system in India. The first Indian hospital to get this system installed is Apollo Chennai. As demand for quality healthcare grows, medical device analysts are projecting robust growth rates in the Asia Pacific…

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Non-Surgical Heart Treatment Done in Mumbai

Non-Surgical Heart Treatment Done in Mumbai

The ex-mayor of Mumbai, Mr. Dattaji Nalwade has undergone a successful non-surgical heart treatment at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. The team of cardiac specialists headed by Dr. AB Mehta performed the minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) on Dattaji Nalwade. TAVI is a non-surgical method of replacing aortic valve that connects the heart to the aorta and has been performed for the first time in Maharashtra. This procedure is a boon for the patients like…

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10 Telemedicine Clinics is the Overseas Expansion Plan of Apollo Group

10 Telemedicine Clinics is the Overseas Expansion Plan of Apollo Group

One of the premium hospital chains in the country, Apollo Group is looking forward to expand medical facilities aboard in the form of 10 telemedicine clinics. Addressing reporters post ‘3rd International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with Information Technology’ on Friday, chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group, Prathap C Reddy said that the telemedicine clinics would be launched in Oman, Abu Dhabi, Nigeria and Ghana among others. The step has been taken due to the budding incidences…

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New Lease of Life for Acid Attack Victim As Help Pours In

New Lease of Life for Acid Attack Victim As Help Pours In

New Delhi. August 31, 2012. Sonali Mukherjee, a former NCC cadet and the victim of the brutal acid attack, finally has something to look forward to. The 26 year old has been offered financial respite and is all set for advanced cosmetic surgery to repair her eyesight and corrective surgery for her burnt upper body. In 2003, the then 18 year old had suffered 70% burn injuries when acid was thrown at her face and…

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Ballpoint Pen can Treat Arthritis: Study

Ballpoint Pen can Treat Arthritis: Study

The researchers of ‘MyoScience’, an American company has developed a new pen which according to them can be used to treat patients suffering from arthritis, headaches and facial pain. The tip of this new gadget looks like a ballpoint pen cooled down to -20 degree Celsius using liquid nitrogen. Thereafter this handheld device is injected a few millimeters into patient’s skin against a nerve, allowing it to “hibernate” and obstruct pain signals. This medical technology…

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Maharashtra Government Permit Hospitals to Work as Organ Retrieval Centers

Maharashtra Government Permit Hospitals to Work as Organ Retrieval Centers

The death of former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh due to multiple organ failure had persuade Maharashtra government to allow designated hospitals to function as “organ retrieval centre” and has made it compulsory for the hospitals to disseminate information regarding brain dead patients to the concerned authorities. After getting nod from government, a committee under the supervision of health secretary was formed around 6 months back for suggesting measures to improve organ donation in the state….

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Efforts of 2 Families Helped 8 Patients with Organ Donation

Efforts of 2 Families Helped 8 Patients with Organ Donation

Two families of New Delhi donated the organs of their brain dead mothers to 8 needy patients within a time period of 15 days during previous month. The first organ donation came from Shashank and Neha Jain (name changed) whose 65 year old ailing mother was pronounced her brain dead by the doctors. The doctors who were treating the lady contacted Medanta-The Medicity at Gurgaon as their hospital was not certified to collect organs for…

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Apollo Group of Hospitals to Hold Two International Conferences on Healthcare

Apollo Group of Hospitals to Hold Two International Conferences on Healthcare

The Apollo Group of Hospitals has announced 2 International Healthcare Conferences to be held from August 31, 2012 to September 2, 2012 at the Hyderabad International Convention Center. The two conferences are ‘3rd International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT 2012′ to be hosted on August 31 September 1, 2012 and the 2nd International Congress on Patient Safety; Best Practices for Asia’ will be held on September 1-2, 2012. The former will bring all major…

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Fortis e-ICU Implements Antibiotic Usage policy (AUP)

Fortis e-ICU Implements Antibiotic Usage policy (AUP)

‘CritiNext’, the electronic intensive care unit (e-ICU) of Fortis healthcare, Bangalore has recently launched an Antibiotic Usage policy (AUP). According to the policy, the e-ICU department of the hospital has established antibiogram, a laboratory test for detecting the sensitivity of isolated bacteria strain to antibiotics prescribed for treating contagion. The e-ICU also helps in evaluating nosocomical infections instantly after the patient is admitted to the hospital which in turn led to the huge reduction in…

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