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Apollo Hospitals Ahmedabad completes 20 stem cell transplants successfully

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 22 Apr,2010

Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad has completed 20 stem cell transplants for different diseases successfully. The hospital has also done the first successful “Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (Stem Cells collected from one’s own body) for Acute Leukemia” in Gujarat.

Dr Chirag Shah, Director, Department of Hematology, oncology, stem cell transplant, Apollo Hospitals, has also performed maximum number of transplants in private sector in the state. Atleast one transplant per month is performed with over 90 per cent success rate with regard to hospital discharges. This is the only private hospital in the region performing regular transplants for conditions.

We are creating a larger 6 bed state-of-the-art stem cell transplant unit, as our work has been growing steadily in this field, including a number of international patients. The Hospital has related diagnostic and therapeutic services under one roof to provide better quality of care and patient convenience, which includes advanced laboratories and radiology services like 1.5 Tesla MRI 64 Slice CT Scan, interventional radiology services and others.

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22 Apr,2010
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