Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India 

The 69-year-old becomes the 1st person in India to get operated on through MitraClip. He was suffering from a severely leaking valve which lead to breathlessness and heart failure. This procedure has helped give him a new lease of life

Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth, supported by Professor Saibal Kar of Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, successfully performed the catheter based procedure of MitraClip to repair a leaking heart valve without surgery. The surgical procedure upon a 69-years old man who […]

Fortis Hospital hosts basic life support training for suburban police force

Over 400 Policemen and Policewomen from 8 Police stations across Ulhasnagar and Ambernath participated in this training program

Fortis Hospital hosts basic life support training for suburban police forceAs guardians of the city, Police are usually first on the scene of an emergency, often encountering life threatening situations. To further equip these guardians, team of doctors from Fortis Hospital, Kalyan conducted a Basic Life Support (BLS) training programme for the officers from Ulhasnagar and Ambernath, covering eight police stations from the October 25 […]

Fortis Hospital starts support group for heart transplant recipients

The group was launched on September 29 on observance of World Heart Day 2018, this initiative helped bring together over 40 heart recipients from Mumbai and other parts of India

Fortis Hospital starts support group for heart transplant recipientsWith an aim to provide cohesive support to the recipients who underwent heart transplants at the hospital since August 2015, Fortis Hospital, Mulund launched a support group named ‘Samvedna’. This initiative by and for heart transplant recipients will help them come together, share experiences and concerns, seek aid, and contribute to help each other from […]

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donor

The husband of the deceased consents to donate his brain-dead wife’s heart, liver and kidneys. This organ donation marked Fortis Hospital’s 84th heart transplant, so far this year

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donorA team of cardiac experts at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 37-year-old female, Nita Desai (name changed) from Chembur, Mumbai, yesterday which also happened to be the eve of World Heart Day. This life saving transplant, which marks […]

Organ donation: Strangers become family for 22-year-old patient

Rehan, a 22-year-old, was diagnosed with Heart and Lungs failure in May 2018. The donated Heart and Lungs were transported to Fortis Hospital, Mulund from Apollo Hospital, Belapur covering a distance of 22KM in just 25 minutes

Organ donation: Strangers become family for 22-year-old patient“I have witnessed a patient’s state of mind and what the family feels when the patient is about to enter the operation theatre. When my daughter underwent a heart transplant, I have experienced everything. While preparing for the surgery, we wanted that someone could come and talk to us, sit close by and support us, […]

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney disease

In a rare example of camaraderie, a 40-year-old lady from Kolkata donated her kidney to save the life of 32-year-old colleague who was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) at Fortis Hospital and Kidney Institute (FHKI) recently

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney diseaseThe patient from Ranchi was advised by the doctors to undergo kidney transplantation urgently as her health situation deteriorated. Both the donor and recipient were working in an IT firm in Bengaluru where the latter was subordinate of the former. The patient, Marshneil Sinha, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital under Dr Upal Sengupta, […]

Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of time

The patient suffered a massive cardiac arrest, her health condition was critical when she was brought into the hospital, the woman was successfully saved by the medical response team at the emergency department at Fortis Hospital

Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of timeSantoshi Kumawat, a 54-year-old woman, was admitted at a private hospital in Ghatkopar, where she underwent a hysterectomy on July 05. Two days post the procedure; Santoshi started experiencing shortness of breath, her blood pressure and oxygen levels dropped considerably. Doctors at the private hospital reached out to the emergency department helpline at Fortis Hospital, […]

Organ donation: ‘I want to work for children waiting for an organ transplant’

As part our series on organ donation awareness we bring to you the story of Suhana Sheikh, who just a year back was struggling to find an organ donor. Her life has changed immensely after her heart transplant and she wishes to do something for children who are waitlisted for an organ transplant. It is also difficult for her father to bear the expenses of the life-saving drugs she need

Organ donation: ‘I want to work for children waiting for an organ transplant’It was a celebratory atmosphere at Fortis Hospital, Mulund on Monday, August 20 as Suhana completed a year since her heart transplant. Suhana Shaikh is a 14-year-old girl who resides in Mulund, Mumbai. She was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease (cardiomyopathy) in April 2017. The person who donated the heart to Suhana was a 47-year-old […]

Organ donation: Doctors cure lung transplant patient, who was earlier on life support

A team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted a high-risk bilateral lung transplant on a 28-year-old lady from Mumbai. It is a clinical feat when Nazanin Zuber Patel recovered from a month long ECMO procedure

Organ donation: Doctors cure lung transplant patient, who was earlier on life supportDoctors at Fortis Malar successfully cure lung transplant patient after a month in ECMO, a first in India This challenging feat was achieved by a team of doctors led by Dr K R Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences and Dr Suresh Rao KG, Head of Department, Critical Care and Cardiac Anaesthesia, Fortis Malar Hospital. The patient […]

Mumbai: Heart transplant performed on a 54-year-old man at Fortis Hospital

The surgery was made possible after the family of a 20-year-old brain-dead man from Surat, gave their consent to donate his heart, liver, corneas and kidneys

Mumbai: Heart transplant performed on a 54-year-old man at Fortis HospitalOn Saturday, August 04 a team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 54-year-old man recipient from Chandivali, Mumbai. This feat became possible after the family of a 20 year-old man from Surat, Gujarat consented […]
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