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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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Delhi surgeons perform ‘India’s first’ three level artificial cervical disc replacement surgery

New Delhi: In a rare and complex surgery of the cervical spine, two leading neurosurgeons of Delhi claimed to have performed, for the first time in India, a three level cervical disc prolapse surgery followed by replacement of the patient’s natural disc with an artificial disc to preserve the patient’s range of movement in the neck. According to the surgeons, this is only the second such surgery reported in Asia.

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Salman Khan meets fan from Pakistan

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan met his fan Abdul Basit from Pakistan after his successful liver transplant was performed at a hospital in the capital.

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DCW issues notice to Apollo, army hospitals

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday issued notice to Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and Army Research and Referral Hospital as the Supreme Court’s directive to admit acid attack victims was allegedly not adhered to by them, an official said.

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Delhi hospital performs Split Liver Transplant in two adults

New Delhi: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals on Thursday announced the successful completion of a cadaver split liver transplant wherein both the parts of the liver were given to two adult recipients.

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Why do cows think non-vegetarians are threat only to chickens?

I have often wondered why corporate hospitals do not join the masses of “ordinary doctors”. Is it that they feel their houses are stronger than those of the mere “small and medium healthcare provider”? Do they think their clout can spare them the legal problems associated with the medical practice? If so, I wish to remind them that in an earthquake the one with the thatched roof suffers the minimum damage. It is the palatial buildings which when they fall cause the maximum loss.

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NCDRC awards Rs 1 crore compensation in a case of “medical negligence”

New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi and its gynaecologist Dr Sohini Verma to pay Rs 80 lakh and Rs 20 lakh respectively as compensation to a doctor couple, whose baby suffered mental disability due to “negligence” of the doctor at the time of delivery more than 15 years ago.

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50-year-old man survives bullet injury in skull through “complex” brain surgery

New Delhi (IANS): A 50-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh, who received a bullet injury in his skull during celebratory firing at a religious event, has got a new lease of life following a critical surgery at a hospital here.

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New technique can revolutionize treatment of joint disorders due to cartilage damage

New Delhi: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals on Sunday hosted a workshop on the cartilage injuries and its treatment. The symposium was attended by leading doctors and surgeons in the field of orthopaedics, arthroplasty and arthroscopic.

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India’s first successful Liver Transplant recipient completes 15 years post transplantation

New Delhi: UPA chairperson and Congress party president, Sonia Gandhi on Monday felicitated India’s first successful liver transplant recipient, Sanjay Kandasamy from Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu who had undergone a liver transplant as an 18-month-old child in November 1998 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.

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