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Interview: Distinction between cardiologist and cardiac surgeon is blurring fast — Dr Mukesh Goel

Dr Mukesh Goel is a senior consultant of cardio thoracic & vascular surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He has also served as chief cardiovascular surgeon at Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad where he started the programme of minimally invasive techniques in cardiac surgery and repair of aortic dissection (aneurysm).

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Nimhans develops battery to study ageing brain | 73% doctors at risk of needle stick injuries | Fart causes fire at hospital

Doctors from the National Institute for Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans), Bengaluru have come up with a neuropsychological battery to study the ageing brain.

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MCI declares IGNOU’s medical courses as illegal | A new low in medical profession: Doctor tells junior to kill TB patient

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a circular declaring the postgraduate diploma courses in HIV Medicine, Health Management, Maternal & Child Health and Geriatric Medicine offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi as illegal.

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Delhi accident victim’s donated organs save three lives

New Delhi: In a fortuitous series of events, doctors in two Delhi hospitals were able to save the lives of three people on Thursday following a laudable act of organ donation by the family of a 17-year-old accident victim.

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Interview: People should be made aware of the need for organ donation — Dr Z S Meharwal

It has to be a joint effort between us — the medical professionals, the healthcare providers, the government and NGOs — to create and increase awareness in the society that organ donation in general is important and convince the society to pledge their organs after death, which is very popular in foreign countries. One person can save many lives after death.

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Heart transplant for teenager made possible with Green Corridor

Gurgaon: A teenaged boy got a new lease of life here on Friday as a Green Corridor was created on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon road to enable a heart transplant to be performed by rushing a live cadaveric heart over a distance of 21.9 km from Fortis hospital to Delhi’s AIIMS in 38 minutes and 55 seconds.

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Doctors transplant 58-year-old man’s heart in a 23-year-old girl

New Delhi: Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute here on Wednesday said they have successfully transplanted the heart of a 58-year-old man, who had suffered a brain haemorrhage, in a 23-year-old girl suffering from end stage heart disease. The transplant was conducted by Dr Z S Meharwal, director, cardiovascular surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and his team.

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23 organs harvested in a day at Chennai hospital

Chennai (IANS): In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to 23 needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.

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Redefining delivery of healthcare facilities could help develop new model of low cost treatment

Dr Ashok Seth shares his views after being named as a winner of the coveted Padam Bhushan award, in an exclusive interview with India Medical Times.

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Doctors transplant heart that had stopped beating

Sydney: In a world first, doctors at St Vincent’s Hospital have managed to transplant a heart that had stopped beating. The donor heart wasn’t beating for up to 20 minutes before it was resuscitated and successfully transplanted, according to a statement.

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