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16 July 2018
A workshop on Complex Chronic Total Occlusion Angioplasty with IVUS/OCT guidance was conducted at the Centre of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences, Aster Medcity on the 6th and 7th of July 2018. Led by our Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Raja Sekhar Varma, the workshop, which included an interactive symposium on the latest advances / retrograde techniques in CTO angioplasty based on interesting cases, was attended by top cardiologists from various parts of Kerala.
26 June 2018
Safety of pillion riders on two-wheelers is something that’s very often ignored. Many people tend to overlook the fact that pillion riders too are at risk if they don’t wear helmets to protect themselves against head and neck injuries. Aster Medcity in association with Freedom Riders, a bikers’ collective, distributed fifty free helmets to pillion riders on two wheelers at Marine Drive, Cheranelloor and Bolghatty junction, with an aim to create rider safety awareness and emphasise the fact that every life is precious.
26 June 2018
09 June 2018
Did you know that the only potential cure to many blood diseases including blood cancer is bone marrow transplant, which, many a times, requires blood stem cell from an unrelated donor? This is because most of the time, the possibility of finding a perfect match from siblings / family members is only around 30%.
09 May 2018
Nutritional management of children with diabetes is an extremely challenging task. The diet needs to be balanced in such a way that it comprises nutrition-rich food that helps age-appropriate growth and development, but also keep the blood sugar levels well I control to prevent further complications in future.
07 May 2018
20 April 2018
The first anniversary of 'People Helping People' organ transplant support group was celebrated at Aster Medcity on World Liver Day, 19 April 2018. Led by an expert transplant team, the initiative aims to offer emotional support, information, and education on all aspects of organ transplant to organ recipients, donors, patients listed for transplant, their family members and caregivers by providing an open forum interactive platform for sharing real life experiences.
19 April 2018
Kochi: To commemorate World Liver Day, Aster Medcity has come up with an uncommon initiative to spread awareness on the subject of organ donation. In collaboration with the Mohan Foundation (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network), Aster Medcity has brought the award-winning exhibition “LIFE BEFORE ASHES” to Kochi. The exhibition will be held at the Lulu Mall from 19th to 22nd April 2018.
03 April 2018
Kochi: The second edition of the Spine Boot Camp, a comprehensive training programme for spine surgeons on the latest surgical techniques, technological advancements and improved patient safety was inaugurated by Dr. Harish Pillai, CEO, Aster DM Healthcare Hospitals, India at the Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort in Kochi on 31 March 2018. The function was attended by Commander Jelson Kavalakkat (Retd.), COO, Aster Medcity; Dr. Dilip Panikar, Lead Senior Neurosurgeon and Dr. K Venugopal Menon, Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon, Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore.
27 March 2018
14 March 2018
To gift a person a new life through organ donation is nothing less than a divine act. Aster Medcity celebrated the World Kidney Day on 8th March 2018 by honouring organ donors who gave away a part of their body to save another’s life. The theme of this year’s kidney day was “Donate An Organ To Loved One And Save A Life”.
05 January 2018
The 30th anniversary of Aster DM Healthcare was celebrated at Aster Medcity on the 11th of December 2017. The function was attended by Mr. Latheef Kasim, Manager - Aster DM Healthcare, Mrs. Santy Sajan, Chief Operating Officer; Mr. Vinod Y R, Chief Business Development Officer; Dr. T R John, Chief of Medical Services and Dr. Aparna Ghosh, General Manager - Quality, Aster Medcity. Aster DM Healthcare, which started as single doctor clinic in Dubai in 1987, is now a fast-growing global healthcare brand with 323 world-class medical establishments across 9 countries.
09 December 2017
Aster Medcity today successfully organized a unique community initiative by successfully training 1000 student cadets in Basic Life Support. The BLS training program to teach essential life saving skills was held at the IMA hall and organized by Aster Medcity jointly with the Aster Sick Kids Foundation (ASK) ,which strives to provide every child with an equal opportunities to avail world class healthcare irrespective of their social strata, IMA, Ernakulam and the Kochi City Police.
24 November 2017
Aster Urology hosted a master class on robotic management of prostate gland cancer was held at Aster Medcity on 20 November 2017. Led by a highly acclaimed faculty panel, the CME featured in-depth talks on comprehensive management (diagnosis and treatment) of carcinoma of the prostate gland, along with a live, interactive workshop on prostate biopsy and RARP.
17 November 2017
Of the 24 state-of-the-art operating theatres, 12 are already functional. The first totally integrated OTs in Kerala, these spacious theatres provide modern technology that facilitates collaborative work.
You’ll have access to the most advanced technology, ranging from blood work to imaging services, ensuring a distinct advantage when it comes to diagnosis and treatment.