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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Landmark IVF Testing to Improve IVF Birth rate, Cost Lesser

Landmark IVF Testing to Improve IVF Birth rate, Cost Lesser

In what seems as a ray of light to thousands of infertile couples worldwide, a landmark case in IVF has come across in Oxford, London. Connor Levy is the first baby born from the revolutionary IVF test called Next Generation Sequencing. Connor was born seven weeks ago, weighing a healthy 7lb 15 oz. The baby’s ecstatic parents, Marybeth and David, feared they would never be able to start a family, having continuously tried for the…

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World’s First Delivery Using IVF Time Lapse Successfully Accomplished

World’s First Delivery Using IVF Time Lapse Successfully Accomplished

4 June, 2013. A middle aged UK woman has successfully given birth to a baby conceived using the revolutionary IVF time lapse photography to pick the best embryo. This is the first time this complex procedure has been accomplished. The technique monitors the growth of the embryo and select one which has the maximum probability of enabling pregnancy. The mother, a clinical psychologist herself, became a proud mother to a lovely girl at a leading…

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Fortis Comes to the Aid of 16 month Girl with Hydrocephalus

Fortis Comes to the Aid of 16 month Girl with Hydrocephalus

New Delhi. One of the leading healthcare providers in the world, the Fortis Group, has promised to fund the treatment of 16 month old Runa Begum, suffering from Hydrocephalus. This is a rare medical disease where fluid accumulates inside the brain, causing it to swell beyond normal proportions. Runa’s head has grown to 36 inches in circumference, exerting enormous on her head, rendering her inefficient to crawl or sit upright. The news was officially conveyed…

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India’s First Seed Implant Surgery Performed at Medanta-The Medicity

India’s First Seed Implant Surgery  Performed at Medanta-The Medicity

New Delhi, Wednesday, 3rd April,2013: India is perpetually setting new standards by providing successful results in crucial medical surgeries. One such case was seen at the Medanta Cancer Institute wherein doctors have successfully performed India’s first seed implant surgery or pinhole surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer at its first stage. In order to treat prostate through pinhole surgery, around 125 radioactive Iodine seeds are permanently entrenched. The procedure was performed under the scrutiny…

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Miracle Baby Cured of HIV Using Standard Drugs

Miracle Baby Cured of HIV Using Standard Drugs

In an unbelievable medical episode, an infant girl from Mississippi was cured of the deadly HIV with the help of standard HIV drugs. This latest incident has promised newer insights into the eradication of the HIV disease. The groundbreaking case was reported from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson . The doctor in charge of the pathbreaking treatment was Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV expert. This is the first time where an…

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30 Year Old Software Engineer Finally Saved by Intestinal Transplant

30 Year Old Software Engineer Finally Saved by Intestinal Transplant

Three years ago, a 30 year old software engineer had complained of severe stomach ache. After an emergency laparotomy was conducted, doctors diagnosed thrombosis (blockage) in the main vein of his intestine (superior mesenteric vein), resulting in a lot of blood loss to most of his small intestines. 95% of his small intestine (usually six meters long) had to be surgically removed, leaving just 28 cm of the original. Although his life was saved, it…

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Bangalore’s Neuro Surgeon Removed Bullet From Nigerian Boy’s Brain

Bangalore’s  Neuro Surgeon Removed Bullet From Nigerian Boy’s Brain

A one-and-a-half-year-old boy, who had a bullet etched in his mind for about three months before Dr. Sharad Rajamani performed a surgery on him. The boy hailed from Borno, Nigeria and fell unconscious while playing at his home. The blood was emanating from the upper part of his head. He was immediately taken to the hospital, after which, doctors put stitches on his head. His parents were in a thought that the boy must have…

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Cycroblation Makes Cancer Treatment an Easy Procedure

Cycroblation Makes Cancer Treatment an Easy Procedure

Breast cancer is a serious concern with women as it makes them lose their breast. Till now, the only method available for the treatment of this body cancer is the surgery but a recent medical achievement indicates that it will soon be a thing of the past. Cycroblation, a new procedure has been introduced to destroy the tumors by freezing them. In this procedure, an extremely cold needle tip is repetitively inserted into the cancerous…

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LED Bulbs Treat Infant Jaundice in India

LED Bulbs Treat Infant Jaundice in India

Infant Jaundice has been a severe health concern in developing countries such as India, where lack of adequate healthcare in remote areas leads to a high Infant Mortality Rate. To counter this, several companies have developed phototherapy systems with LED bulbs which use much lesser electricity and conventional bulbs. These bulbs stay for as long as 50,000 hours and treat jaundice in infants at a much faster rate. GE Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. has even gone…

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