In a heart-warming gesture US doctors to operate Iranian infant for a life-saving heart surgery for free

Heart operation back on track after Trump’s travel ban temporarily kept infant from entering America, and in a touching gesture New York City doctors perform the operation with no charges

In a heart-warming gesture US doctors to operate Iranian infant for a life-saving heart surgery for free  An Iranian baby girl in need of life-saving heart surgery has been granted a waiver to enter the United States after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped the family obtain legal assistance to travel despite being initially barred due to President Trump’s immigration ban. Now, 4-month-old Fatemah Reshad will receive the surgery by a team of […]

Little Aaradhya’s unbearable struggle continues, she is back in hospital

Doctors say she has very less time in hand and needs a transplant at the earliest

Little Aaradhya’s unbearable struggle continues, she is back in hospitalThree-year-old Aaradhya Mule is back in the hospital again. Her parents say this is the ninth hospitalisation since April last year when they first came to know that she is suffering from an end stage heart disease or Dilated Cardiomyopathy. The doctors say that the only way Aaradhya can survive is through a heart transplant. […]

Complex heart surgery performed on woman weighing just 35 kilo by Asian Heart doctors

Dr Ramakanta Panda said this is one of the most challenging surgeries; as there was a 90 per cent risk as the heart's pumping capacity was 25 per cent only

Complex heart surgery performed on woman weighing just 35 kilo by Asian Heart doctorsA 69-year-old Mumbai woman weighing 35kg got a new lease of life after she underwent a successful complex valve replacement and bypass surgery at Asian Heart Institute (AHI). Renowned Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon and Padma Bhushan Dr Ramakanta Panda operated on Asha Phatak, a retired bank manager. However, when Phatak had first approached Panda, he had […]

‘Heart surgery not the end of life,’ says 60-year-old set to run Mumbai Marathon for eighth time

Jayendra Maniklal Deliwala, who will run 21km in marathon for the eighth time, underwent a bypass surgery two years ago, but this has not deterred him from living a normal life

‘Heart surgery not the end of life,’ says 60-year-old set to run Mumbai Marathon for eighth timeSixty-year-old Jayendra Maniklal Deliwala is one among city’s many senior citizens who will be running Mumbai Marathon. Though Deliwala started running seven years ago, from the last two years he has been setting an example of how a bypass surgery is not an end of life. Deliwala, who will run 21km in marathon for the […]