SUCCESSFUL FREE HEART TRANSPLANT PERFORMED ON TWO YOUNG GIRLS AT MGM HEALTHCARE

MGM Healthcare, a quaternary care hospital in the heart of Chennai city, announced today two successful heart transplant procedures performed on a 11-year-old and a 17-year-old girl, both belonging to the less-privileged section of society. The transplant procedure was done at a concessional price by MGM Healthcare and was supported by Aishwarya Trust. The procedure was successfully performed by the team of transplant doctors, led by Dr K R Balakrishnan, Chairman – Cardiac Sciences and Director – Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support, MGM Healthcare and Dr Suresh…

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Revision Knee Arthoplasty: Dr A. Navaladi Shankar

Revision Knee Arthoplasty: Dr A. Navaladi Shankar August 18th 2019: The incidence of knee arthritis among India’s is 15times higher than that in western nations. This is because of the genetic predisposition of Indians towards knee arthritis and a lifestyle that results in over use of the knee joints. This was pointed out by Dr A.Navaladi Shankar, Sr,Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon head of the department, Apollo Hospitals Chennai, who on an average conducts 300 total knee replacement surgery every year for past twenty two years Being the India’s foremost Orthopaedic Surgeons,…

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The Miracle baby who wouldn’t be here without Apollo Children’s Hospitals Doctors and Nurses

Baby Nethran was born pre-term at 8 months of pregnancy He was diagnosed antenatally to have hole in his heart Gayatri a resident from Tambaram, Chennai delivered a pre-term boy baby at Apollo Children’s Hospital in November 2018. Little did she know that the baby would have to fight to keep alive. Baby Nethran was first diagnosed with a hole in the heart followed by sepsis, recurrent lung collapses, rare cancerous tumour in the Liver and abnormal fusion of his skull bones. Dr. Latha Kanchi Parthasarathy, Consultant Neonatologist, Apollo Children’s…

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GEM Hospital Inaugurates 24Hours Liver Helpline Free Liver Camp from 22nd July to 28th July

GEM Hospital Inaugurates 24Hours Liver Helpline Free Liver Camp from 22nd July to 28th July 2019 – Chennai, 22nd July 2019: GEM Hospital, India’s premier Gastroenterology, laparoscopic and Robotic surgery hospital inaugurated 24Hours Liver Helpline and Liver Camp in Chennai. Actor Sarath Kumar inaugurated this 24Hours Helpline and Free Liver Care Camp at the Hospital today. Speaking on the Occasion Dr. C. Palanivelu, Chairman, Gem Hospital stated, “Our Hospital focuses mainly on the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases (including GI cancers, liver transplantation and obesity) and laparoscopic surgeries. We are glad…

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Arasu Malar : MAN UNDERGOES FOOT RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AT GLENEAGLES

A 29 year old man got a new lease of life after undergoing foot reconstructive surgery at Gleneagles Global Health City. Dasarathi Jawahar an IT professional working in an IT company in MEPZ, Chennai was riding a two wheeler and on his way to his office was hit by an earth mover which was coming backwards. He was pushed off his bike and the there was a partial run over by the vehicle over his right foot near his workplace one year ago. The severity of the injury was very…

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(Arasu Malar) APOLLO HOSPITALS CHENNAI A PIONEER IN REVIVING OUT OF HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS

Almost 8 lakh people die off sudden cardiac arrest every year in India with over 80% of these emergencies occur outside a hospital setting. On average, a victim begins to suffer irreversible brain damage 4 minutes after the cardiac arrest takes place if no CPR. Cardiac arrest is sudden stopping of heart function, resulting in loss of effective circulation (absence of heart beat with lack of blood supply and oxygen eventually leading to death). It includes a TRIAD of unconsciousness/unresponsiveness; loss of normal breathing; loss of pulse and blood pressure.…

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RB and Apollo Hospitals Group join hands to build healthier communities

Reckitt Benckiser, the world’s leading consumer Health and Hygiene Company joins hands with Apollo Hospitals Group to drive India’s health narrative through #HealthierIndiaTogether. With the launch of ‘Arogya Rakshak’ Protected by Dettol, Cared by Apollo, the two pioneer brandswillwork towards improving India’s Health Index. The program aims to touch60,000 lives by strengthening the school hygiene program, health clinics and supporting community nutritional centers in Andhra Pradesh by 2021. This unique partnership will enable an infection free environment by empowering clinics and members of the medical fraternity with resources to create…

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