18-hour old baby India’s youngest cardiac patient gets open heart surgery

youngest cardiac patient gets open heart surgery in India

A 18-hour old baby got an open-heart surgery in India and according to the cardiac surgeons the baby is now doing well post surgery. The baby, whose name is not disclosed, is considered to be the youngest documented individual to experience this type of complex open heart surgery in India. The baby came from Mathura a town in Uttar Pradesh in came with a cardiac problem called blocked vital complete anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). It is a sickness where the blood does not take the normal path from the lungs to the heart and then out of the body. The baby was rushed immediately to Medicure Medical Travels Network Hospital located in New Delhi. According to medical science in...

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Ex- South African Cricket Star Hails Advanced Medical Technology At World Class Hospitals In India For Cancer Fight

Ex- South African Cricket Star Hails Advanced Medical Technology At World Class Hospitals In India For Cancer Fight

Cancer-stricken former South-African cricket captain Clive Rice was all praise for the cancer technology and treatment in India for providing him another chance in life. 65, Clive, was identified to be having cancer-associated brain tumor and underwent a cancer treatment in India that was quite successful. When a South-African specialist advised him that he won't be able to live much due to cancer which was was at hand and there is nothing more they can do to help him, he considered medical travel and getting medical treatment in India itself. Clive, who had a bustling cricket career that was highly-rated all through 1980s, stated he was determined that he wouldn't quit on life that readily. "It is practically like being...

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Sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India to the rescue of Iraq’s heaviest man

sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India

Touted as Iraq’s heaviest man, Ali Saddam, weighed 301 kg. Today he says he feels ‘lighter’ after doctors at Medicure Medical Travels partner hospitals BLK Super Speciality Hospital in India conducted a sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India that will enable him to shed up to 151 kg over the coming 12 months. For years, the 43-year-old Ali Saddam used to have a very heavy intake of food due to the bosy requirements. His regular diet on any day included 24 eggs for breakfast, two chickens with 12 chapattis for lunch, and one goat for dinner, along with two litre of milk and 15 kuboos or Arabic bread. Having gained this weight rapidly in past four years, Ali Saddam reached his...

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India conducts first successful double hand transplant surgery

double hand transplant surgery India

India's first successful double hand transplant surgery has been done in Kochi located in Southern India. Over 20 surgeons at the Amrita Insititute of Medical Sciences conducted the complex hand transplant surgery that went on for 16 hours on the 30-year-old man. Manu was pushed off a train three years back when he objected to a group of men harassing women. He lost both his hands in the incident but due to the hand transplant surgery he is now able to write with his new hands. The Rs 15 lakh cost for the operation has been borne by the hospital. The surgery included attaching six to seven blood vessels, four to five nerves, two bones and 16 to 18 tendons....

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Medical Tourism benefits kids from Tanzania

Child from Tanzania who underwent open heart surgery in India

A Mission to save little Hearts… Jaypee Hospital India treats Tanzanian Kids for Open Heart Surgery Mulhat Humud just 5 Months old, is the youngest of 15 children from Tanzania who are currently undergoing treatment at the swanky new super-specialty  Jaypee Hospital located in New Delhi. Following her successful open heart surgery in India, doctor says Humud's chest is healing well. She will be able to return to Tanzania in next two days. This successful pediatric open-heart surgery in India was performed by Dr. Rajesh Sharma, Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, CTVS and Dr. Ashutosh Marwah, Associate Director, Paediatric Cardiology, Jaypee Hospital India. According to Ms. Hidaya Ally Mozy, who is escorting this group of little cardiac patients from Tanzania, Said, “Ms. Mulhut was found to...

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