Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in Maharashtra

Mumbai has witnessed 64 organ donation, so far this year. According to data provided by the Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) the month of September has seen the highest number of organ donations in comparison with other months.

Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in MaharashtraOne single organ and tissue donor can save or improve the lives of more than eight people, helping to restore eyesight, damaged tissues or vital functions. Organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults each year a renewed chance at living full and active lives. Organ donations in Maharashtra Mumbai – 64 Pune – 49 […]

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defect

A multidisciplinary approach by the hospital during this complex and high-risk surgery helped reduce the risk of blood loss or death. The availability of expertise and a timely intervention gave the baby a new lease of life

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defectThe baby was diagnosed with large vascular malformation over the left side of the face which resulted into swelling. Successful excision of vascular malformations without causing significant scarring/cosmetic deformity of the face. A team led by Dr Nilesh Satbhai, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgeon successfully performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a year-old baby for […]

Her mother gave ‘birth’ to her, but her aunt gave her ‘life’

The aunt of an eight-and-a-half-month old girl child, helped give a niece a second chance at life by donating a part of her liver to her. The child was suffering from a rare liver disease known as Biliary Atresia (BA) and weighed just 4.7 kgs at birth. This made her the lightest baby in Western India

Her mother gave ‘birth’ to her, but her aunt gave her ‘life’The liver transplant was necessary and needed to be performed in the nick of time, otherwise, the child could not have survived due to this condition. The parents of the child were candidates for donating their liver, but their liver did not match with the baby. That is when the aunt stepped in to save […]

Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorder

Doctors at Global Hospital, Parel successfully treated a 11-year-old Kurdistani boy named Goran Shakhawan, who used to limp for almost all his life, now after a complex surgery he will be able to walk properly

Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorderA rare spinal cord tumour forced 11-year-old Goran Shakhawan from Kurdistan, to limp for most of his life. After, undergoing surgery at Global Hospital, Parel, the patient will be able to walk properly now, and can resume normal activities like the children of his age. Surgery, along with physiotherapy and rehabilitation will help him recover […]

24-yr-old Mumbaikar undergoes heart and lung transplant to overcome rare congenital defect

The patient was suffering from a ventricular septal defect since childhood and lack of awareness and untimely treatment led to Eisenmenger's syndrome. Combined heart and lung transplant was the only option available for the youngster. She underwent surgery and was treated at Global Hospital in Mumbai 

24-yr-old Mumbaikar undergoes heart and lung transplant to overcome rare congenital defectA 24-year-old Mumbai girl who was suffering from a rare and complex congenital disease underwent a combined heart and lung transplant at Global Hospital, Mumbai. Akshara (name changed) a resident of Panvel, Mumbai suffered from ventricular septal defect since childhood and this defect over the years led to Eisenmenger’s syndrome. Although she was managed medically […]

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s population

A 22-year-old man treated for fatty liver, and donated part of his liver to his father. Out of 4,862 patients, who visited the Liver Clinic at Global Hospital in 2018, around 17.2% of patients had fatty liver disease. The hospital has launched a comprehensive Fatty Liver Program with a structured diet exercise and medication regime for dealing with fatty liver disease

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s populationFatty liver is a condition, caused by the accumulation of excess fat within the liver cells. It affects the 1/3rd of India’s population and is the leading cause of liver disease. It can be reversed with diet and exercise if detected on time, but a focused effort is needed to manage it. A team of […]

Mumbai: Global Hospital launches comprehensive heart and lung transplant program

Doctors from Global Hospitals, Mumbai, the latest addition to the geographical footprint of Gleneagles Global Hospitals, India informed that their hospital is now equipped and capable to deal with very complex and chronic heart and lung ailments and has started a robust heart and lung transplantation program

Mumbai: Global Hospital launches comprehensive heart and lung transplant programGlobal Hospital has successfully completed three transplants and the flagship program nationally has performed 63 heart, 74 lungs and combined 16 heart and lung transplants, which is the highest in the country in the past two and a half years. Briefing on the program’s vision, doctors from Global Hospital informed that the focus of the […]

Cricket legend Brian Lara discharged from Global Hospital

West Indies-born cricket star Brian Lara was admitted in Mumbai’s Global Hospital after he complained of chest pain on Monday, June 24. Sources say that he has undergone an angiography under the observation of Dr Pravin Kulkarni

Cricket legend Brian Lara discharged from Global HospitalOn the afternoon of Monday, June 24, West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara was rushed to Mumbai’s Global Hospital. As he had complained of severe chest pain. He was under observation by Dr Pravin Kulkarni, a renowned cardiologist. Brain Lara had earlier suffered from a heart attack a few years ago. Brian Lara was discharged […]

Cricket legend Brian Lara undergoes angiography in Global Hospital

West Indian cricket star Brian Lara has been admitted in Mumbai’s Global Hospital after he complained of chest pain on Monday, June 24. Sources say that he has undergone an angiography under the observation of Dr Pravin Kulkarni

Cricket legend Brian Lara undergoes angiography in Global HospitalOn the afternoon of June 24, West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara was rushed to Mumbai’s Global Hospital. As he complained of severe chest pain. He is under observation by Dr Pravin Kulkarni, a renowned cardiologist. Brain Lara had earlier suffered from a heart attack a few years ago. He is under the care of […]

Continuous headaches turns out to be diagnosed as fatal brain tumour for 29-yr-old man

It was a miraculous recovery for the 29-year-old man who was brought almost brain-dead at Global Hospital. Timely intervention by doctors at saved the patient from acute hydrocephalus

Continuous headaches turns out to be diagnosed as fatal brain tumour for 29-yr-old manA team led by Dr Nitin Dange, Neurosurgeon at Global Hospital, Parel successfully performed a complex brain tumour resection surgery on Ganesh Bhor, a 29-year-old neuro technician, who was brought almost brain-dead to the emergency. Tests done revealed that he was having acute hydrocephalus (a condition in which an accumulation of excess Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) […]
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