KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victims

Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital is soon going to start a one-stop centre for victims of rape, child abuse and acid attacks. This centre will help reduce the time that these traumatised woman have to spent at the hospital for medical examinations

KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victimsThe centre aims to have gynaecologists, physiatrists, forensic experts under one roof. This will help speed up the process of preparing the medical reports which have to be handed over to the police and courts. Now, the sexually abused women and girls will have a dedicated centre for them. This centre will be started at […]

Now, stroke patients can be saved beyond the golden hour

Stroke patients who reach the hospital within one hour of symptoms receive a clot-busting injection twice as often as those arriving later. Researchers call the first hour of symptom onset the golden hour

Now, stroke patients can be saved beyond the golden hourIschemic (Clots) Ischemic stroke occurs as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Haemorrhagic (Bleeds) Haemorrhagic stroke occurs when a weakened blood vessel ruptures. TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack) TIA (transient ischemic attack) is caused by a temporary clot. Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital got a new piece of equipment […]

Mumbai: MARD doctors to be able to participate in hospital review meeting

Members of Maharashtra Resident Doctors Association (MARD), will be able to participate in the monthly review meeting of the civic-run hospitals in Mumbai

Mumbai: MARD doctors to be able to participate in hospital review meetingThe civic-administration has taken the decision to allow the doctor’s representatives to attend the hospital meetings. The major civic hospital in Mumbai are Nair, KEM, Sion, Cooper, and Shatabdi Hospital. The resident doctors can now put-forth their concerns and demands in the meetings with the dean and the other senior doctors. Earlier on the senior […]

Mumbai: Doctors remove custard apple seed lodged in infant’s windpipe

Ovi was brought to Mumbai’s civic-run KEM hospital on Thursday. The doctors removed the seed with the help of telescope and attached forceps, which is the latest technology

Mumbai: Doctors remove custard apple seed lodged in infant’s windpipeA one-and-half-year-old girl Ovi, hailing from Virar, Maharashtra, had accidentally swallowed a custard apple seed. The girl was rushed to Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital by her parents on Thursday morning. The seed got stuck in her left windpipe, due to which her left lung had collapsed. The doctors managed to remove the seed with the […]

Mumbai: KEM Hospital dean chosen for Dr B.C. Roy award

Dr Avinash Supe dean of KEM Hospital and a well-known gastroenterologist has been selected for the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy award in the category of eminent medical teacher. This is the highest award to any doctor/medical teacher in the country

Mumbai: KEM Hospital dean chosen for Dr B.C. Roy awardWhile speaking to My Medical Mantra about the honour of being selected for this award, Dr Avinash Supe, dean of KEM Hospital and director of major civic-run hospitals, said, “I completed my high school education from Parle Tilak Vidyalaya, maths was my favourite subject and I received awards from the school for excelling in it. […]

Mumbai: 24-year-old KEM intern doctor goes missing

An intern doctor named Ajinkya Maurya has gone missing since Monday (July 30) evening. He told one of his hostel mates that he is leaving and went out. He has been untraceable since the last 48-hours 

Mumbai: 24-year-old KEM intern doctor goes missingHe was last seen wearing an orange polo T-shirt and black track pants. He left his hostel room and does not have his wallet or mobile with him While speaking with My Medical Mantra, Dr Yogendra Singh Maurya, Ajinkya’s father said, “Ajinkya has been missing since Monday evening. We are searching for him but, we […]

Mumbai man accidently swallows denture during epileptic seizure, saved by docs

Last week doctors at KEM Hospital dealt with a patient in the emergency department who had accidentally swallowed his dentures due to an epileptic fit. They performed an emergency procedure to remove the dentures which was obstructing the man’s airway

Mumbai man accidently swallows denture during epileptic seizure, saved by docsAjay Jog, (name changed) a 27-year-old man rushed to KEM hospital and admitted himself into the emergency department. While asleep, he suffered a seizure and upon waking he realised that he swallowed one of his dentures. He was having difficulties breathing and reached the hospital as fast as he could. Speaking to My Medical Mantra […]

Mumbai: Operation theatre at KEM Hospital closed since 15 days

The Jan Mohammad Theatre (JMT) operation theatre at KEM Hospital has been closed for 15 days due to water leakage. The operation theatre is being repaired and upgraded

Mumbai: Operation theatre at KEM Hospital closed since 15 daysCurrently, emergency surgeries are being carried out at another operation theatre in the hospital. Dates for scheduled surgeries have been postponed. The operation theatre will be reopened from Friday, informed KEM Hospital Dean, Dr Avinash Supe. Many people come to KEM hospital every day for treatment. However, patients requiring surgery are facing difficulties, due to […]

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital performs first multi-organ retrieval

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Hospital has undertaken an organ retrieval operation which will help save precious lives of numerous patients who are on the wait-list for organ transplant

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital performs first multi-organ retrievalAccording to information provided by Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, an ex-staff of Western Railways, a 64-year-old man, was admitted to Jagjivan Hospital on July 09, was diagnosed with bilateral ulnar artery thrombosis and was being accordingly treated for it. However after 48 hours, this male patient developed intra-cranial haemorrhage and […]

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizens

Mumbaikars above the 60 years of age will now be able to avail of free medical treatment civic-run hospitals. Special wards will be started at KEM, Nair and Sion Hospital

Mumbai: BMC approves free medical aid for senior citizensDr Avinash Supe, Dean of civic-run KEM hospital and Director of all major hospitals had submitted the proposal to the health department. The BMC’s Health Committee has accepted the proposal, and now its standing committee has given the approval. Dr Ajay Rane, deputy-dean of KEM Hospital, said, “Special ward will be erected for elderly citizens […]
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