Nashik man impaled by 4ft rod survives

33-year-old labourer from Nashik, who was impaled by a 4ft long iron rod that pierced his torso while working at a construction site, was saved by the Sir JJ Group of Hospital doctors, who performed a complex five-hour-long surgery on him

Nashik man impaled by 4ft rod survivesThe rod entered his body through the groin, perforating his intestines, liver, abdomen and chest before coming out of the back. The man journeyed from Nashik to Mumbai in search of a hospital to remove it. On March 8, while working on the first floor at a construction site, near Lasalgaon, Nashik, Salim Sheikh slipped and fell […]

Pune: Doctors remove 6 kg tumour from woman’s abdomen

In a rare case of abdominal tumour, reported at Sassoon General Hospital, a mass of around six kg was taken out surgically. The doctors mentioned that the tumour was completely removed with minimal blood loss. As per doctors, globally, there are only 58 cases of this tumour reported

Pune: Doctors remove 6 kg tumour from woman’s abdomenIn the medical terminology the tumour is known as Extra-Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumour (EGIST). The doctors informed that there is no case of EGIST tumour which was as heavy as this one, reported in the world so far. In the last week of December, Maltidevi Aakalu Ran, (45), a Bihar resident, was admitted in the Sassoon […]

Buried penis syndrome: A unique clinical challenge, says doc

Obesity is the mother of all diseases. Obesity also has morbidities and a Buried penis (hidden penis) could be one of the major problems. Similarly, Shekhar Shah (name changed) visited a city doctor with a buried penis syndrome (BPS)

Buried penis syndrome: A unique clinical challenge, says docBuried penis syndrome describes a penis, normal in size, but lacking an appropriate sheath of skin. It could be a congenital disorder in which the ‘buried penis’ is located beneath the integument of the abdomen, thigh, or scrotum. The penis may also be buried within its own skin. Dr Deepak K Jumani, professor and sexual […]

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body

You must have heard about children swallowing a coin, mud and so on. But, you will be shocked to know that doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital from Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh, have performed a surgery on a man, who used to consume nails, a steel chain to tie dogs, blades, glass pieces and coins

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body28-year-old, Raju Pratap, (name changed), complained of stomach ache and was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Medical College & Hospital in Rewa. He developed a habit of swallowing metals out of depression and his family wasn’t aware of it. But when he began to experience unbearable  stomach ache. His parents saw his swollen abdomen and took him […]

Mumbai toddler with rarest of rare health condition treated successfully

Two-month-old Trombay resident Ziyad’s was suffering from Bilateral Morgagni Hernia, wherein a hole is developed in diaphragm-muscular sheet which separates organs within the abdomen from the chest

Mumbai toddler with rarest of rare health condition treated successfully“Ziyad was born last year on October 24 in Jalna (Maharashtra). He was born normal, but two months later, he started coughing continuously. Initially, we thought it was a normal cough and cold, but when he started breathing heavily, we were worried,” said Yusuf Yunus, Ziyad’s father. Ziyad’s X-ray reports came as a shock to […]

A new organ discovered in our body; it is called Mesentery

There are now 79 organs in the human body, and medical textbook Gray's Anatomy has been updated to include the mesentery

A new organ discovered in our body; it is called MesenteryA part of the digestive system has been reclassified as an organ, following research at the University of Limerick. The mesentery, which connects the intestine to the stomach, was previously thought to be made up of lots of separate parts. But Irish surgeon Prof J Calvin Coffey discovered it was one single structure. He said […]

She was dead for 15 minutes, today lives to tell a tale of a medical miracle

16-year-old who did not have any pulse or blood pressure for 15 minutes after a near-fatal road accident, is brought back to life after 7 complicated surgeries over two months

She was dead for 15 minutes, today lives to tell a tale of a medical miracleWhen 16-year-old Sneha Kagti (name changed on family’s request) was hit by a speeding truck while she was riding pillion on a Scooty on the way to a birthday party two months ago in Ulhasnagar, Thane, everyone including the doctors had almost given up on her chance of survival. Reason: Sneha was hit by a […]