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Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in Maharashtra

One 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 […]

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

The 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 […]

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

A 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 […]

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

A 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 […]

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Mumbai: Global Hospital launches comprehensive heart and lung transplant program

Global 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 […]

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Cricket legend Brian Lara discharged from Global Hospital

On 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 […]

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

A 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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