Despite hospitalisation, ‘he’ cleared 10th board exams with flying colours

Admitted at Fortis Hospital, Mulund a day before his board examinations, the 15-year-old patient who wrote two papers from the hospital secured 76.67%

Despite hospitalisation, ‘he’ cleared 10th board exams with flying coloursA day before his 10th class board exam, Akshat Pandey a resident of Thane began experiencing severe abdominal pain coupled with recurrent bouts of vomiting. After being rushed to Fortis Hospital, Mulund, the boy was immediately taken under the wing by Dr Rajen Doshi, Senior Consultant Paediatrics, who diagnosed it to be a case of […]

Kalyan: 43-year-old brain-dead woman helps save three lives

The organ donation took place at Fortis Hospital in Kalyan, this marked Kalyan’s second cadaver, so far this year

Kalyan: 43-year-old brain-dead woman helps save three livesThe family of the 43-year-old woman consented to donate her liver, kidneys and corneas. Superlative efforts between surgical and non-surgical teams, nursing, medical social workers and police officials enabled this feat, subsequently bestowing a new lease of life to five patients suffering from end-stage organ failure. The brain-dead donor is survived by her husband and […]

400 police officers screened at Fortis hospital’s 10-day health camp

The Initiative was hosted in observance of World Health Week 2019 to lend medical support to the guardians of the city

400 police officers screened at Fortis hospital’s 10-day health campPolicemen and women work long hours to ensure that our city is safe and guarded, and the citizens feel secure at all times. Due to exhausting schedules, health is often neglected, leading to mild or severe complications. To commemorate their selfless services, to make the best of World Health Week 2019, medical teams from Fortis […]

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital teaches 100 auto drivers basic life support skills

Fortis Hospital, Kalyan in association with rotary club organizes basic life support training and a health check-up for over 100 auto rickshaw drivers. Of those screened, 9 per cent auto drivers suffered from high blood pressure and 15 per cent suffered from high blood sugar, for which they had never sought treatment  

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital teaches 100 auto drivers basic life support skillsThousands of auto rickshaws ply passengers to their destinations on Mumbai roads daily, and contribute to the transport lifeline of the city. Often, these drivers come across life-threatening situations; some of those include medical emergencies and accidents. The auto drivers were taught basic life support skill for road accidents and emergencies and a follow-up health check-up […]

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman

This feat became possible after the wife of a 44-year old man from Nerul, Navi Mumbai, consented to donate his organs

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman  A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant to save the life of a 48-year-old recipient from Surat, Gujarat, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The 44-year-old donor who was working as a drawing teacher at a civic school in Bandra, […]

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central Railway

Following the 1st brain-death declaration and organ retrieval at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, last week, the medical team hosted a seminar on the importance of organ donation and the guidelines to determine brain-death for senior doctors of the Central Railway, Kalyan

Kalyan: Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central RailwayIn addition, the medical team also provided Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR ) training to both doctors and employees, to tackle any medical casualty they may come across on duty. The medical staff from Fortis Hospital organised an organ donation seminar for doctors and staff of the Central Railway. The Central Railway staff were also trained on […]

Mumbai marks its first heart transplant of 2019

Marking their 1st heart transplant of 2019. Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Mulund conducted a life-saving surgery on a 60-year-old recipient

Mumbai marks its first heart transplant of 2019The donor family consented to donate their brain-dead father’s heart, liver, kidneys and corneas. This also marks Kalyan’s 1st multi-organ cadaver donation and retrieval in 2019. A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 60-year old male recipient from […]

Mumbai witnesses its 46th organ donation and 23rd heart transplant

The organ donation took place at Criticare Multi Specialty Hospital on December 17, 2018. For the heart transplant, the donor heart was swiftly transported from Vishakhapatnam to Fortis Hospital, Mulund in 3Hrs 22Mins, covering 1141 kilometres

Mumbai witnesses its 46th organ donation and 23rd heart transplantA 70-year-old deceased man became the 46th organ donor in 2018, so far. His organs were harvested and donated on Tuesday, December 18. The following organs were retrieved from the deceased person: lungs, a liver and two kidneys. It was the 46th cadaveric organ donation of this year. While the heart transplant was conducted at […]

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 […]
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