Apollo Hyderabad Performs First MIKR Surgery Successfully

Apollo Hyderabad Performs First MIKR Surgery Successfully

25 January, 2013. Hyderabad. Doctors at Apollo Hyderabad successfully performed the first the new age procedure of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement using OrthoGlide Medial Knee System on a 45 year old patient. The said surgery is a major jump from total knee replacement (TKR) which used to be a more complex procedure. “Instead of TKR, patients now have the option of minimally invasive surgery. The surgery was conducted on a 45-year-old woman Lakshmi Devi, and…

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First Proton Therapy Center Established at Apollo Bangalore

First Proton Therapy Center Established at Apollo Bangalore

 Apollo Group of Hospitals, one of the leading healthcare providers in India, will establish the revolutionary Proton Therapy Center to treat cancer patients. The Apollo group will directly fund INR 400 crores into the project, which will be the only of its kind in east Asia, Australia and Africa. “This new proton therapy facility will give patients access to the most advanced radiation therapy technology. Moreover, the center will become an international proton therapy center…

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Apollo’s Renaissance Robot Straightens Spines With Ease

Apollo’s Renaissance Robot Straightens Spines With Ease

Chennai. Dr. Sajan K. Hegde, senior Orthopaedic surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Chennai successfully performed 3 major spine surgeries where he treated spinal abnormalities and humps with spinal implants using a robot. The three patients, Mohit Sinha, Heema Kirit Shah and Preetin Suryavanshi, were all troubled by spinal deformities and could not walk straight due to the humps they were born with. Having tried all physiotherapy tricks, the three had given up on the hopes of…

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Apollo Group Bags Four Awards For Excellence in Healthcare.

Apollo Group Bags Four Awards For Excellence in Healthcare.

September 18, 2012. Hanoi, Vietnam. 1920 Hours. Leading healthcare provider Apollo Group bagged four awards at the Asian Hospital Management Awards 2012. All four awards were in different categories and the finalists were picked from 363 entries representing 89 leading hospitals from 12 Asian countries. The convention was held in Hanoi, Vietnam and was attended by more than 800 delegates from 25 countries. The event also saw 55 speakers from all over the world presenting…

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30 Telemedicine Centers in Africa targets Apollo Hospital Group

30 Telemedicine Centers in Africa targets Apollo Hospital Group

Apollo group has signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with AfroIndia Medical Services for opening 30 telemedicine units in Africa. Out of these 30, 3 medical units were launched at Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja in Nigeria was inaugurated by Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, chairman, Apollo Hospital through videoconferencing on Thursday. AfroIndia Medical Services is an Africa based integrated medical service provider. It has an authority of providing reachable and reasonable medical care to African…

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Apollo Sets New Benchmark in Cardiac Treatments

Apollo Sets New Benchmark in Cardiac Treatments

Dr Rajeev Trehan and his team of cardiothoracic surgeons have performed a highly complex bypass surgery on 65 year old Sudhakar Reddy at Apollo DRDO hospital on 24th August. Also known as Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG), this heart operation included replacement of mitral lesions valve and reconstruction of left ventricle. Sudhakar Reddy was admitted to the hospital with severe breathing problem and sweating. On examining through a PET CT at Apollo DRDO hospital, it…

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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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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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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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Apollo Hospitals Group Organizes Liver Clinic on 7th and 8th July in Muscat

Apollo Hospitals Group Organizes Liver Clinic on 7th and 8th July in Muscat

To offer medical assistance to the patients suffering from various liver problems, the Apollo Medical Center in Muscat has organized a 2 day liver clinic on 7th and 8th July, 2012 with due support from Apollo Hospitals Group in India. The Apollo Group of Hospitals in India is Asia’s largest health care group which organizes activities like this in a regular basis. The liver clinic will provide expert consultation from Dr Anand Khakhar, a liver…

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