Successful hip-surgery of 94-year-old patient

Successful hip-surgery of 94-year-old patient

After sustaining an injury during the morning walk in June 2014, 94-yr-old Nasiruddin left with little hope of walking again on his feet. He fractured the neck of femur bone and injured his right hip. His age seemed to be the biggest obstacle in his recovery but after a successful surgery, doctors at Apollo Hospital were able to make him walk again. In last week of June, he underwent Total Hip Arthoplasty and now he…

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Robotic prosthetic limbs boon for amputees

Robotic prosthetic limbs boon for amputees

The old-style prosthetic limbs were quite helpful but the newly developed robotic prosthetic limbs are a real boon for amputees. These limbs appear real because of the same skin tone, furthermore they work through bio-sensors sensing signals from one’s muscular or nervous system for performing a particular task. Amit Bhanti, Global CEO, Comprehensive Prosthetics and Orthotics (CPO), a global premium provider of prosthetics and orthotics informed, “Unlike the prosthetic body parts that hardly helped people…

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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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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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Indraprastha Apollo and Delhi Orthopedic Association Initiate Awareness Talk

Indraprastha Apollo and Delhi Orthopedic Association Initiate Awareness Talk

Saturday, August 04, 2012. 15:30 Hrs [IST]. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals and Delhi Orthopedic Association have collaborated to organize a public awareness talk program to discuss bone and joint problems. The event was organized in connection to the commemoration of Bone and Joint Day. The meet was attended by eminent doctors from Delhi’s leading healthcare institutes. The event was held in public interest with the objective of addressing and resolving bone and joint problems, highlighting the…

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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Launched Ibandronate Sodium in US Market

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Launched Ibandronate Sodium in US Market

Though the US companies are ruling the Indian market to a great extent, but this time it is an Indian Hyderabad-based drug major Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories that has launched anti-osteoporosis drug Ibandronate Sodium in tablet form in the US market. It appeared in a 150 dosage in the market. A generic version of Swiss pharmaceutical giant, Ibandronate Sodium is used to treat and prevent post-menopausal osteoporosis. After the approval of its new drug application by…

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