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Not all liver failures require a liver transplant!

The two minors who had been referred for liver transplants were in critical condition and suffering from Wilson’s and autoimmune diseases. The doctors found the liver damage but ruled out need for transplant after diagnosis.......................

In a first, DCGI approves clinical trials for plastic surgery and...

The government for the first time has given approval to a chain of dermatology and plastic surgery centres for conducting clinical trials and drug development for skin, hair and other plastic surgery medications, cosmetology and cosmetic surgery devices in India...…………...

In a first, Amrita Hospital conducts fetal surgery inside mother’s womb!

The surgeons remove obstruction in the urinary bladder through laser while the fetus is still in the uterus. With this, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has become the only hospital in the country with a focused fetal clinic to conduct fetal surgery...…..

Advanced TAVI is replacing the need for open heart surgery

Due to its minimal invasive technology, the latest Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI) surgery is fast catching the attention of patients requiring specialized open heart surgery...........

Kochi’s AIMS conducts Asia’s first upper-arm double hand-transplant on 19-year-old girl

The patient, a young engineering student, who was treated at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences had lost both her hands in a road mishap last year..........

Ten children from Uganda undergo free open-heart surgery in India

These children are in India under Rotary International’s Gift of Life Initiative and have been treated for free at the Amrita Hospital in Kochi..............

ARC worried over growing incidents of sterilization complications in women

The Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) Coalition has urged the government to ensure adherence to quality of care by orientation and monitoring of the existing guidelines for all health service providers.........

Artemis Hospital doctors remove 6 kg spinal tumor, claim it’s a...

The tumor that compressed the lungs, liver and chest wall of the patient, is said to be the largest known and reported spinal tumor till date, as per the hospital..........

Computer-assisted orthopedic surgery has better precision & results

As per Dr Anil Arora, Department of Orthopaedics, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi who has been a pioneer in the computer-aided knee replacement procedure, says that it results in fast recovery.........

Govt didn’t wait for our self regulation proposal on knee implants:...

The Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) has said it is surprised by the use of Para 19 while the association is still engaged with the NPPA productively on some form of self-regulation.............