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Aster Medcity launches Birth Injury Clinic

Kochi: Aster Medcity has launched a special clinic for treating injuries during the birth process. Ambili Vijayaraghavan, COO, Aster Medcity, inaugurated the clinic in a function organised at the hospital. According to the doctors, birth injuries are not uncommon and injuries to bone and neuro and muscular system constitute majority of them. They observed that early detection and effective intervention is the best practice to prevent and lessen future deformities and disabilities.

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A touch of hope in the New Year

A mother gave birth to her daughter while on a ventilator with COVID-19. After her daughter spent months in the neonatal intensive care unit, she finally met her on New Year's Day.

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Aster Medcity launches DBS Support Group for Parkinson’s patients

Kochi: Aster Medcity has launched a Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Support Group for Parkinson’s patients. DBS is a neurosurgical procedure involving placement of neurostimulator for the treatment of movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease.

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Aster Medcity doctors perform ‘Frozen Elephant Trunk’ procedure to save life of 59-year-old patient air lifted from Sri Lanka

Kochi: Doctors at Aster Medcity have successfully performed a major and risky hybrid procedure using a frozen elephant trunk (FET) stent-graft to save life of a 59-year-old patient airlifted from Sri Lanka. Shane Bernard Croner, a native of Colombo in the island nation, was admitted in a local hospital with central shearing chest pain and intractable hypertension.

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Aster Medcity launches Interventional Radiology clinic

Kochi: Aster Medcity has launched interventional radiology (IR) clinic, one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the region. The clinic offers a wide range of highly specialized minimally invasive neuroradiology, vascular, oncology, hepatobiliary, urology and transplant interventions to patients of all ages.

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Aster Medcity completes over 1000 robotic surgeries

Kochi: In a significant achievement, Aster Medcity has successfully completed more than 1000 robotic surgeries, including 119 renal transplant surgeries. The hospital performed a total of 1010 robotic surgeries on 995 patients during the period from 2015 to October 2020.

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Aster Medcity launches Rapid Access Chest Pain Emergency Clinic

Kochi: Aster Medcity has launched Rapid Access Chest Pain Emergency Clinic (RACPC) on the occasion of the World Heart Day on Tuesday for express assessment of the patients who suffered chest pain and suspecting angina, a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.

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Aisha – The one who survived

Aisha Salim Al Ghailani, hailing from Oman was brought to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Department of the Aster Medcity on the 24th of January 2020. She was drowsy, disorientated and had a tracheostomy tube to help her breathe. She was bed bound and was tube fed ever since she was admitted in Oman in December of 2019.

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Aster Medcity witnessed the graduation of their first batch of Core medical trainees (CMT) on 24th June 2020.

Aster Medcity witnessed the graduation of their first batch of Core medical trainees (CMT) on 24th June 2020. Core medical training (now called Internal Medicine training stage 1) is the United Kingdom’s post graduate training programme in the field of Internal medicine. Aster Medcity is the first centre outside the European Union and the second centre outside the UK to be level 3 accredited (equivalent to training in the UK) by the Joint Royal College Physicians training Board (JRCPTB).

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Aster DM Healthcare sends a medical team to the UAE to tackle Covid-19

Kochi: Aster DM Healthcare has sent a medical team, comprising doctors and nurses, to the UAE to help the country to fight Covid-19 pandemic. The 88-member medical team from hospitals under Aster DM Healthcare, including 19 from Aster Medcity, has left to Dubai on Saturday evening. They were flown in a special flight of the UAE government and following Covid-19 protocols, including social distancing.

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