New Age Cardio Vascular Device Actually Dissolves Heartache

New Age Cardio Vascular Device Actually Dissolves Heartache

An Indian hospital, in a breakthrough, implants a Bio-Resorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in a patient. Once the vessel heals, the scaffold starts dissolving in heart artery. The doctors in India have announced about their competence in implanting soluble stent. This is a progressive procedure to unclog the heart arteries. BVS, a revolutionary device, opens a clogged vessel and restores blood flow. The device also provides support while it heals. As the bio-resorbable scaffold slowly metabolized…

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Honor for Max Cancer Centre Saket, receives prestigious Novalis Certificate of Compliance

Honor for Max Cancer Centre Saket, receives prestigious Novalis Certificate of Compliance

Located in Saket, Max Cancer Centre at Max Super Specialty Hospital is honored with an astounding distinction. The Cancer Centre has been awarded with the coveted Novalis Certificate of Compliance. With this honor, Max Cancer Centre becomes the first hospital in Asia Pacific, and the 7th hospital in the world to be honored with the prestigious certificate. The safety parameters while performing Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SRBT) and Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) treatment and the quality…

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16-Yr-Old Undergoes An Unusual Brain Surgery

16-Yr-Old Undergoes An Unusual Brain Surgery

A 16-year old boy sang in Operation Theater, while being operated for epilepsy. The doctors in India, using a very unusual method performed the entire operation procedure. This procedure required the boy to be awake, using local anaesthesia. As the doctors were drilling into the boy’s brain, he was asked to listen and sing the music after recognizing the rhythms and melodies. This procedure was to access the brain part that actively comprehends music. Doctors…

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Advanced Heart Pump Leases New Life to Chennai Banker

Advanced Heart Pump Leases New Life to Chennai Banker

A 42-year-old banker, who was suffering from heart disorders for the last 2 years, has had a pump installed that costs at the least US $100,000. As being on the HVAD (Heartware Ventricular Assist Device), the doctors cannot feel his pulse. The device is capacitive to pump about 10 L of blood per minute. Mr. C. Sathish Kumar has the heart pump implant almost a month ago, when he fainted at his car’s wheel while…

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Sapien Biosciences backed by Apollo to Work on Personalized Medicine

Sapien Biosciences backed by Apollo to Work on Personalized Medicine

Apollo in collaboration with Saarum Innovations has come up with a new name “Sapien Biosciences in the market of healthcare industry. This newly formed company on September 23, was started to focus on personalized medicine. Initially its focus would be on the patient who undergo angioplasty and heart surgeries. The new discovery of this company is MyPlatelet” helps in finding the right dosage of the blood thinning medication to be provided to them. After undergoing…

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11 Months Nigerian Infant Suffering a Rare Congenital Disorder Underwent Heart Surgery at Medanta

11 Months Nigerian Infant Suffering a Rare Congenital Disorder Underwent Heart Surgery at Medanta

An infant just 11-months old suffering from truncus arteriosus, a rare congenital disorder recently underwent a rare heart surgery at Gurgaon hospital. Medanta doctors at the press conference revealed the baby Mathew Miller was suffering from a complex congenital heart defect. There exists a hole in the center of the heart along with a congenital disorder. They further elaborated that in the patients suffering from truncus arteriosus there is a single artery which arises from…

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India: Second Place in the World for Treating the Rare Genetic Lung Condition

India: Second Place in the World for Treating the Rare Genetic Lung Condition

Recently a blind schoolteacher who is battling with a rare genetic condition Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) underwent successful double-lung transplantation at the Apollo Hospitals. It is the first case in India and second in the world where the double-lung transplantation for this genetic condition has been practiced successfully. Dr Paul Ramesh Thangaraj, senior consultant Cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon at Apollo Hospital revealed the first successful transplant was done in the US in 2005. HPS is a…

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Successful Knee Ligament Surgery on a Pakistani Youth in India

Successful Knee Ligament Surgery on a Pakistani Youth in India

New Delhi: Yasin Anjum Rafi is a 22 year old soccer player will now be able to run again due to successful knee ligament surgery performed by a reputed Delhi Hospital. Rafi was operated in a leading Indian Hospital on Tuesday and he is also the 22nd member of his family to have gone through an orthopedic surgery. All the other 21 members of his family have gone through either hip or knee replacement surgery….

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Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Adds Paediatric Gastroenterology to Its Services

Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Adds Paediatric Gastroenterology to Its Services

Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal (CAHH) has introduced the revolutionary Paediatric Gastroenterology service in its Hebbal, Karnataka campus. The newly formed department will induct experienced consultants from the fields of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Dieticians, Allergy specialists and a dedicated Paramedic staff. The hospital will even offer advanced Ph.D studies in troublesome reflux diagnosis, currently available at only a few centers in India. We are pleased to launch this dedicated service and expand our healthcare facilities to niche…

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New Technique of Blood Group Mismatched Donor for Liver Transplant

New Technique of Blood Group Mismatched Donor for Liver Transplant

There is no more need of a blood group matching donor for liver transplantation as the Medanta Liver Team for the first time in India has introduced a newer method of blood group mismatched transplants. The team has already successfully treated three patients by this technique. The 43 old Khushwinder, 3 year old Zuana and 18 month old Karthikey are now living normal lives after undergoing this technique. Each one of them had O blood…

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