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09 Jan 2021
Mumbai

Mechanical Thrombectomy performed for Acute Ischemic Stroke saved the life of a 60-year-old patient.

Patient previously underwent Intravenous thrombolysis in another centre. Mechanical thrombectomy was done at Apollo Hospitals using stent retriever and multiple clots were removed from the occluded right MCA.

Speciality : Neurology

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23 Dec 2020
Kolkata

Complex surgery performed on a 51-year-old patient to treat pancreatic cancer with portal vein invasion.

After suffering for half a year and multiple failures of stenting, patient underwent the Whipple procedure along with replacing the damaged portal vein with an artificial graft (PTFE graft) to treat an advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

Speciality : Cancer

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22 Dec 2020
Delhi

Baby with a novel mutation in blood (NF-E2) is the first in the world to undergo a successful bone marrow transplant.

A 17-month-old Filipino baby was detected with a rare NF-E2 mutation in blood at birth. The baby underwent multiple cycles of blood transfusion in Dubai, before a bone marrow transplant was successfully performed by Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals.

Speciality : Transplantation

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20 Nov 2020
Kolkata

Carotid artery cannulation keeps blood to the brain flowing during aortic dissection repair.

A patient with Type A, Acute Aortic Dissection, underwent repair of Aortic Dissection with Ascending Aorta Replacement while preserving his Aortic valve. Cardio-pulmonary Bypass was established with Carotid Artery cannulation to maintain brain perfusion while blood flow to the whole body was stopped during the surgery.

Speciality : Cardiology

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20 Oct 2020
Indore

Renal Denervation (RDN) therapy, a novel breakthrough in the management of resistant hypertension.

Renal Denervation (RDN) therapy uses radiofrequency ablation to burn the nerves in the renal arteries. This causes reduction in the nerve activity which further reduces blood pressure.

Speciality : Cardiology

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17 Oct 2020
Chennai

Robotic-Assisted PCI with Intravascular Lithotripsy was performed using CorPath© GRX Vascular Robotic System on a 55-year-old patient.

CorPath© GRX Vascular Robotic System was used in the treatment of a long segment densely calcified LCX [circumflex branch of the left coronary artery]. It helped with precise placement of the Shockwave balloon and stent.

Speciality : Cardiology

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12 Oct 2020
Chennai

HIS Bundle Pacing procedure, a newer technology in permanent pacemaker implantation for Bradyarrhythmias.

In HIS bundle pacing permanent pacemaker leads are placed at the HIS bundle instead of placing it in right ventricle. This direct stimulation of HIS bundle helps the right and left ventricles to be more synchronized.

Speciality : Cardiology

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12 Oct 2020
Mumbai

83-year-old female patient from Kenya undergoes Watchman device implantation without open heart surgery.

LAA device closure (LAA-DC) is a relatively low risk procedure indicated in patients at high risk of thromboembolic complications, who are intolerant to anticoagulation or in whom anticoagulation is contraindicated.

Speciality : Cardiology

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21 May 2020
Mumbai

A complex surgery performed on a 9-month-old baby to treat Neonatal Severe Hypoparathyroidism, a rare genetic condition

Neonatal severe hypoparathyroidism is a rare and potentially lethal condition that causes loss of regulation of calcium levels.

Speciality : Paediatrics

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15 May 2020
Bhubaneswar

A 19-year-old girl operated for an extremely rare condition - OHVIRA syndrome

OHVIRA syndrome (Obstructed Hemivagina with Ipsilateral Renal Anomaly) is a rare condition with a double uterus, double cervix and double vagina. There was also only one kidney.

Speciality : Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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07 May 2020
Chennai

Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Hybrid Coronary Revascularisation (MIHCR)

Robotic assisted CABG is the least invasive method of minimally Invasive cardiac surgery. This procedure is suitable to treat patients with multi-vessel coronary artery disease.

Speciality : Cardiology

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28 Mar 2020
Lucknow

Stenting of Coarctation of Aorta was performed on a 23-year-old female patient diagnosed with acyanotic congenital heart disease

Stenting of Coarctation of Aorta was performed on a 23-year-old female patient diagnosed with acyanotic congenital heart disease

Speciality : Cardiology

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12 Feb 2020
Indore

Complex cardiac surgery performed on a 2-day-old neonatal who was diagnosed with Congenital Heart Block

The newborn baby was diagnosed with Congenital Heart Block and her heart rate was less than 50 beats per min. The baby underwent permanent pacemaker implantation.

Speciality : Paediatrics

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11 Jan 2020
Kolkata

Complex surgery gives new lease of life to patient suffering from rare case of advanced temporal bone cancer

Complex surgery gives new lease of life to patient suffering from rare case of advanced temporal bone cancer

Speciality : ENT- Head & Neck Surgery

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24 Dec 2019
Lucknow

A 3-day-old newborn was successfully treated for dual occipital Encephalocele with split cord malformation type 1, with D8/9 level bony septum.

The neonate was born with a swelling on the back of the head and an abnormal curvature in spine. The two corrective surgeries were performed in the same sitting.

Speciality : Paediatrics

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30 Nov 2019
Delhi

6-year-old treated for profound deafness through an extremely high risk auditory brain stem implant surgery

A multi-disciplinary team of doctors conducted a 5-hour long and high risk surgery to place the implant.

Speciality : Emergency & Trauma Care

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18 Nov 2019
Lucknow

Awake Aortic Valve Replacement surgery was performed on a patient diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease with severe aortic regurgitation

The Awake Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery is the latest modality for valve replacement surgery in patients with pulmonary disorders.

Speciality : Cardiology

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30 Oct 2019
Delhi

7-month-old baby from Congo was operated for Type 3 Truncus Arteriosus (TA)

It was a high risk surgery, as such cases should be operated before the baby is three months of age, and in this case, the patient was 7-months old.

Speciality : Paediatrics

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13 Sep 2019
Chennai

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR)

A 26-year-old female patient with RHD, previously underwent Mitral valve replacement in 2012 with 27 mm Biocor valve.

Speciality : Cardiology

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03 Sep 2019
Delhi

Multiple Stenting through Keyhole Surgery in an elderly Cardiac patient

A 73-year-old male patient was treated for multiple artery blockages by performing multiple stenting through keyhole surgery.

Speciality : Cardiology

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