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Pacemaker implanted in a 100-year-old lady

New Delhi: Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) have implanted a pacemaker in a 100-year-old lady for better functioning of her heart. The team was led by Dr Aparna Jaswal, senior consultant, electrophysiology, FEHI.

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Delhi doctors implant pacemaker in lower abdominal cavity of second time cancer survivor

New Delhi: In a very rare and unusual surgery, which is probably only the third such case in India, a team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) here has achieved a feat of implanting a pacemaker into the lower abdominal cavity of a 68-year-old woman. What is further intriguing is the fact that the patient, Naseema Begum, is a second time cancer survivor.

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Bypass Surgery or Angioplasty – Which One to Go For?

New Delhi: Cardiovascular Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is an open-heart surgery and was introduced in 1968, which created a shift in the treatment of coronary artery diseases. Right after nine years, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), which is a non-surgical alternative, was invented in 1977. Since then, the debate CABG Vs PCI is on! Many clinical trials have been done to prove which one is more effective but each of them has its own ills or benefits.

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2012, 2013: The year that was and the year that would be for Healthcare in India

Chandigarh: 2012 has come to an end and everyone has entered the New Year with fresh hopes and new beginnings. The year gone by unfurled both good and bad incidents/happenings for the healthcare industry. Some of the leading healthcare professionals throw light on what the year 2012 meant for the healthcare industry and what are their expectations from the year 2013. So, it’s time we look into the rear-view mirror through the eyes of these professionals and gaze into the bright hopes that they have for this year.

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St Jude launches ICD in India

Hyderabad: St Jude Medical, a global medical device company, has announced the launch of the Ellipse implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in India, a statement said here on Thursday.

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