Mumbai: 25-year-old man walks again after one-and-a-half years

A 25-year-old man from Yavatmal was able to walk again after doctors from St. George Hospital helped fund a hip replacement surgery

Mumbai: 25-year-old man walks again after one-and-a-half yearsThe man belonged to Umerkhed Taluka in Yavatmal district. Rahul Kamble underwent a hip replacement surgery at St. George Hospital. He was unable to walk since one-and-a-half-year and regained the ability to walk after surgery. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean of JJ Hospital and Dr Amit Supe, orthopaedic department, unit head at St George Hospital and […]

Right kind of implants can help a patient live a healthy, pain-free life

The lifespan of rightly selected hip implant goes beyond two decades, expert stresses on best practices. A policeman, injured in Mumbai riots 25 years ago, underwent hip replacement two years later, continues to lead a normal-active and trouble-free life

Right kind of implants can help a patient live a healthy, pain-free lifeRight Implant selection, adoption of global best practices, quality and skill of a surgeon plays a key role in making an orthopaedic surgery successful and long-lasting, according to orthopaedic experts. Use of technology especially in the medical field comes after prolonged Research and Development. Nearly 10 years of clinical trials are the norm in case […]

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobility

An Osmanabad-based doctor got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctors performed a two-stage revision total hip replacement on him

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobilityA 46-year-old doctor from Osmanabad got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctor underwent a total hip replacement four years back in another hospital, started to experience pain while walking, and was unable to put the full weight on the right leg. He was also suffering […]

Post bloodless hip replacement, 60-year-old awaits a new heart 

Ahmed Musa, a 60-year-old Mulund resident, awaiting heart transplant, successfully underwent bloodless hip replacement surgery at Fortis Hospital, Mulund. Doctors treating him call it a rare feat as he was a very high risk case due to him suffering from end stage heart disease

Post bloodless hip replacement, 60-year-old awaits a new heart There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number […]

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patient

For YM Shaikh, bedridden life was beyond accepting. From being bedridden to walking out of the hospital recently, the challenge for doctors operating on him was huge

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patientThis New Year had good news and new hopes in store for the Shaikhs. As, in the last week of December, a revised hip transplant gave a new lease of life to YM Shaikh, a bed ridden TB Hip Patient. YM Shaikh, a Mumbai resident, was relived from his 8 month agony. Now, he is […]

Son motivates his 94-year-old mother to undergo hip replacement surgery

Considering her advanced age the doctor treating the elderly patient suggested a hip replacement for her fractured hip by using the technique of non-cemented implant. The surgery was successfully performed two weeks ago and the 94 year-old woman is able to walk with a walker

Son motivates his 94-year-old mother to undergo hip replacement surgeryWhen Kamal Deore, a 94-year-old Pune resident fell at her home few days ago and fractured her hip, her son Dileep wondered if his mother would ever walk again. The accident had left 94-year-old patient bedridden and in excruciating pain. In spite of her advanced age, the son wanted to see his mother get back […]

Alcoholism: A rising cause for hip replacement, say doctors

A young man has recently undergone a hip replacement surgery at Sahyadri Hospital in Pune. The doctor says the condition was caused due to excessive alcohol. Experts say the condition is growing higher among young alcoholic men

Alcoholism: A rising cause for hip replacement, say doctors  With the festival season upon us there is a lot of fun and frolic seen all around. It is during this season that Prasad Mohite (name changed) came rushing to Sahyadri Hospital to meet Dr Abhijit Agashe complaining about his inability to walk, even though he is just 31. “I get a lot of […]

BMC hospital crowd funds hip replacement surgery of 21-year-old

The cost of Ravishankar’s hip replacement surgery was estimated at four lakhs in private hospitals. The family could not afford the cost. Hence, he was brought to Shatabdi Hospital. His surgery was likely to cost Rs 2,90,000. This amount too was unaffordable for his brother who was barely managing his own expenses. Considering their condition the hospital took an initiative to raise money for his surgeries through crowd funding

BMC hospital crowd funds hip replacement surgery of 21-year-oldRavishankar is a 21-year-old young boy from Uttar Pradesh. Due to arthritis, he was not able to walk for five years. He had undergone treatment since the last 10 years in Uttar Pradesh but it wasn’t beneficial. Now, thanks to Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivali; Ravishankar will be able to walk again. Because of arthritis both […]