Category: Health

Apollo Hospitals Completes combined Bowel and abdominal wall transplant surgery

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has achieved two new milestones. Organ transplant team completes Asia’s first combined Bowel and (sentinel) abdominal wall transplant surgery on a young boy who was suffering from Ultra Short Bowel Syndrome and a complicated Kidney transplantation using Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion (HOPE). Apollo Hospitals brings the organ preservation device VitaSmart HOPE to India that keeps the Kidney outside the body for a longer period of time with continuous oxygen supply which is better for transplantation.

Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre launches ‘Rela Heart Beats’ Pioneering cardiac support

Rela Institute’s Department of Cardiac Sciences today launched the institute’s Pioneering Cardiac Support Group “Rela Heart Beats”. Popular film actor, director and producer Thiru. Cheran was the chief guest of the occasion. He lauded Prof Mohamed Rela, Chairman & Managing Director, Rela Institute for the initiative and also for providing best care to patients.