Mumbai: Man severs foot at work, plastic surgery helps him walk again

A carpenter accidentally severed his right foot, the injury was gruesome as his foot was almost hanging off his leg. The cut was a deep gash. And the entire frontal portion of the 27-year-old man was almost separated from his leg

Mumbai: Man severs foot at work, plastic surgery helps him walk againJust a month ago, the man had come to Mumbai from Assam in search of a job. He was profusely bleeding and was immediately admitted to Mumbai’s civic-run Cooper Hospital. Once in the hospital, he was immediately attended upon the doctors who made it their priority to save his leg. In a first-of-its-kind operation at […]

Scientist save ‘butterfly’ boy with life-threatening disease by using experimental gene therapy  

During the pioneering surgery doctors took a sample of skin just four centimetres square from the child and corrected a disease-causing gene defect within its cells. The tissue was then grown into grafts that were used to replace 80 per cent of the boy’s skin over three operations

Scientist save ‘butterfly’ boy with life-threatening disease by using experimental gene therapy  In an induced coma after losing 80 per cent of his skin to a rare genetic condition, seven-year-old Hassan was close to death. But now doctors have saved him after growing an almost completely new skin for him in the laboratory. Hassan, whose family’s full name has not been released, suffered from ‘butterfly disease’, which […]

Pune doctors treat woman with a rare case of having two uterus

Doctors at Sassoon hospital, Pune, claim they have received such a case for the first time. The patient is suffering from uterus didelphys with agenesis of cervix and vagina, which has an occurrence rate of around 0.1 per cent.  Doctors say that the patient has developed blood clots in her uterine cavity as she did not get menses and added that it, if not operated, it could be fatal for the patient

Pune doctors treat woman with a rare case of having two uterusManasi (name changed), a teenager born with two unconnected uterus and without a cervix and vagina. She is born with a birth defect called – uterus didelphys with agenesis of cervix and vagina, which has an occurrence rate of around 0.1 per cent. Doctors at Sassoon hospital, Pune, claim they have received such a case […]

Investigate the cause of wound, say medical experts

The conference aimed to provide optimal benefits to our patients; well-known surgeons from across the country shared their experiences and knowledge on this platform. The workshop was attended by over 50 plastic surgeons, Interventional radiologists and experienced doctors from across the country

Investigate the cause of wound, say medical expertsMedical experts at a national level conference on ‘wound healing’ held at a Chembur hospital on Saturday said, “don’t keep dressing a wound, but investigate the cause and then decide course of action.” “To provide optimal benefits to our patients, well-known surgeons from across the country shared their experiences and knowledge on this platform. Wound management […]