Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors remove 4 kg tumour from Parbhani woman’s chest

The woman was suffering from chest pain and breathing difficulties since the past 4-5 years. She had visited many doctors in her village. But, they could not diagnose her condition. Finally, doctors at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital ran a few tests on her. The tests revealed that a tumour which weighs more than 4 kgs had lodged itself between the woman’s chest and lungs  

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors remove 4 kg tumour from Parbhani woman’s chestRohini Kamat (name changed) a 55-year-old woman hails from Maharashtra’s Parbhani district. She was affected with recurring chest pain and breathing difficulties since the past few years. She used to feel fatigue while working. She and her husband visited many doctors in Parbhani district but to no avail. They had also performed test upon her […]

Dr Ajay Chandanwale assumes charge as new dean of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

On Thursday, December 13, Dr Chandanwale took over the charge as dean of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in Mumbai. The position of the dean of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals had been lying vacant since the past few months

Dr Ajay Chandanwale assumes charge as new dean of Sir JJ Group of HospitalsDr Ajay Chandanwale, former dean of B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospital (Pune), will now head Mumbai’s prestigious Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College. Dr Chandanwale’s four-year tenure as dean of B J Medical College and Sassoon hospital was successful. His tenure was recognised for his contribution towards the patient’s rights and […]

Parents, beware! Keep a watch on your children when they burst crackers

In an incident which occurred on Thursday morning (Nov 06), a 14-year-old child was rushed to JJ Hospital, Mumbai as he gravely injured his right eye. This happened while he was bursting firecrackers

Parents, beware! Keep a watch on your children when they burst crackersVinay Kaney, a 14-year-old Thane resident suffered from a major eye injury while he was bursting firecrackers. He was admitted to JJ Hospital, where doctors immediately started treatment upon him. Dr Tatyarao Lahane, a Padmashri awardee and ophthalmologist, said, “When the child was bursting firecrackers, due to the impact of the burst a small stone […]

Mumbai: Doctors perform rare surgery to save woman paralysed by stroke

For the first time ever, doctor at Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital performed a unique surgery, which ultimately helped clear a blood clot in a woman’s heart

Mumbai: Doctors perform rare surgery to save woman paralysed by strokeThe elderly woman was earlier treated for the condition but could not make a successful recovery. The doctors then considered performing the Left atrial appendage closure (also known LAAC procedure) to save the woman from paralysis brought on by the stroke Vatsala Koli, a 61 years old lady, previously had heart attack and underwent angioplasty. She […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedure

Doctors at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital save a man who had developed complications after an angioplasty. The man, had suffered from internal bleeding inside his blood vessels. The doctors performed a rare surgical procedure which is not usually done by them in similar instances. This decision on the doctors part ultimately saved his life

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedureA middle-aged man from Maharashtra had undergone a successful angioplasty in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in the month of August. But, barely after 5 days, the patient started experiencing a severe chest pain and landed at Sir JJ Group of Hospital again When the doctors evaluated this with repeat angiography there was […]

#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  

In a survey carried out by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation during a period of two years, from October 2015 to September 2017, revealed that 1,74, 379 patients sought treatment for mental health issues. The study was conducted in collaboration with Department of Community Medicine, Sion Hospital

#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital to start an Out Patient Department (OPD) for the patients suffering from mental illness. This will be a pilot project, which will kick-start from last week of October. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Medical Superintendent of St George hospital said, “Tension, stress, lifestyle issues and many […]

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probe

The Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member committee to look into the kidney transplant racket at Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probeThe three-member committee has begun the probe on Tuesday, October 02. The committee will go into detailed aspects of the case. On Monday, October 01, the Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Maharashtra police has arrested two people in connection with the kidney transplant racket. In what could be a massive embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, a […]

Indrani Mukerjea complains of low blood pressure readmitted to JJ Hospital

Indrani Mukherjea was brought to Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital this morning. She was suffering from a headache and hypotension 

Indrani Mukerjea complains of low blood pressure readmitted to JJ HospitalIndrani Peter Mukherji, a 45-year-old female prisoner from Byculla jail was brought to medicine OPD at 11:45am and was seen by Dr Wiqar Shaikh. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Wiqar Shaikh, who is treating Indrani, said, “The patient complained of headache and decreased blood pressure, hence she was admitted to the Critical Care Unit […]

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS students

 JJ hospital has set up a skills laboratory to enable MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students to develop their innovative skills, enhance their thinking and imagination, this, in turn, will have a salutary effect on health

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS studentsThe laboratory is called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. This laboratory was inaugurated by Maharashtra Minister of State for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan.  These laboratories were constructed by […]
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