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May, 2022

90% of knee replacement patients walk within 3-4 hours of surgery

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Nagpur: Total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries have become very common these days, and doctors are following the ‘Enhanced Recovery Protocol’ to enable patients to start walking within 3-4 hours of the surgery. Research data published in the Lancet journal in 2019 shows that TKR is a very long-lasting solution, with benefits lasting over 25 years in at least 8 out of 10 patients. Like any other surgery, there have been…

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Apr, 2022

Life Wins For 65-Year-Old Patient At Mumbai Hospital

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The patient was reluctant to undergo the surgery and continued medical management. Since last year the condition worsened, and she started getting increasingly breathless so much so that she couldn’t do her daily chores. A 65-year-old patient Ms. Rekha (Name changed) was diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis 5 years ago. The patient was reluctant to undergo the surgery and continued medical management. Since last year the condition worsened, and she…

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Mar, 2022

Rare Hybrid Revascularization procedure conducted in Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur

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Nagpur: In a unique case, a 60-year-old patient undertook a procedure called Hybrid revascularization (opening of blocked Arteries) in Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur. This procedure was performed by a team led by Dr. Dinesh Padole, Consultant- Cardiology, and Dr. Sameet Pathak, Consultant- Cardiac Surgery. Hybrid revascularization refers to complete or near-complete revascularization using a combination of angioplasty and CABG or vice versa (often during the same hospital stay). The patient, hailing…

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Feb, 2022

Challenges in TAVI surgeries in India

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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation or TAVI is a new non-surgical procedure in which the aortic valve can be replaced without major open-heart surgery. Aortic valve is one of the four valves in the heart. This valve located on the left side of the heart facilitates the forward flow of oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the aorta and thereafter to other parts of the body. Degenerative Aortic stenosis is a…

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Aug, 2021

“Bariatric surgery” is an effective way to cure diabetes. – Dr. Sandeep Sabnis

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Our country has the highest rate of diabetes among obese people. Obesity is also linked to an increase in metabolic diseases. Obesity itself is scientifically a disease and it affects one's life in many adverse ways. Obesity can lead to heart attack, brain stroke, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, arthritis, liver disease, and spinal disorders along with diabetes. Obesity is the burden of extra weight on the body! We must…

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