Pune: After six years, doctors dislodge 8 cm wooden twig that was stuck in boy’s nose

Doctors at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), Pune took out a twig that was around 8 cm, which was stuck between nose and vertebral column of 15 year-old child. The foreign body that was stuck there since the last six years and was successfully taken out by the doctors

Pune: After six years, doctors dislodge 8 cm wooden twig that was stuck in boy’s noseSuraj Savant, resident of Nepal, fell from a tree around six years back. A twig had penetrated his eyes and went inside his nose. The doctors operated and took out half of twig that was protruding out; the stick that was inside the nose could not be removed by several doctors who he had visited. […]

Doctors remove a bead from 2-yr-old’s vocal cord, save his life

The two-year-old was facing difficulty in breathing when brought to the hospital. An immediate CT scan was done, which revealed the presence of a foreign body in his vocal cords. A bead was stuck in such a way, that a slight shift in its position might have taken his life.

Doctors remove a bead from 2-yr-old’s vocal cord, save his lifeAround a fortnight ago, the doctors from Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), Pune, successfully performed an endoscopy on a two-year-old child and removed a bead which got stuck in his vocal cord. Sagar (name changed), the two-year-old boy was admitted to the hospital with a complaint of facing problems in breathing. His parents informed that he […]

Pune: Sassoon doctors to train municipal doctors via video conference

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has tied up with Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and BJ Medical College (BJMC) for providing video conference and telemedicine facility to train and guide doctors working with the municipal corporation

Pune: Sassoon doctors to train municipal doctors via video conferenceMany times, the complicated cases that are admitted to Pune Municipal Corporation are referred to Sassoon General Hospital as doctors at the civic-run hospitals, at times lack the medical knowledge and expertise to deal with such cases. Now in order to overcome this issue, the municipal corporation has decided to take the help of doctors […]

Solapur: Cadaver organ donation gives a new lease of life to five patients

This case was unique, as it was the family who approached the doctors after the patient’s death, for the purpose of cadaver donation. One of their family’s friends had recently done organ donation and so the family was aware about the concept of organ donation

Solapur: Cadaver organ donation gives a new lease of life to five patientsRajendra Patil, (name changed), a 31-year-old passed away due to a fatal accident. But his family has given him a way to live on after death through the means of organ donation. After he was declared brain-dead on Monday, the cadaver donation took place Yashodhara Hospital in Solapur. Rajendra’s family who hail from rural parts […]

Pune building collapse: 8 injured, one suspected to be trapped

Five people were injured in the incident, while one child is suspected to be trapped, in the building collapse near Keshavnagar in Pune’s Mundhwa area. The injured have been shifted to the hospital

Pune building collapse: 8 injured, one suspected to be trappedEight people have been rescued while one child is still feared trapped inside a two-storey building. The building was 30 years old and it was served a notice by Pune Municipal Corporation. A rescue operation underway The incident has been reported from near Keshavnagar. The injured have been rushed to the hospital. Speaking to My […]

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states survey

A recent survey done by Jan Aarogya Abhiyan, pointed out shortage of medicines in government hospitals. The survey was carried out in 11 Primary Health Services (PHC’s) and two rural health services (RHS) in Pune, Nandurbar and Beed districts

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states surveyIt revealed around 33 per cent of medicines were unavailable under these facilities. It further pointed out that 28 per cent of medicines were about to go out of supply 22 per cent of the medicines were available would not have been sufficient in the long-run. Only around 15 per cent of the medicines had […]

Pune: NGO seeks people’s support to help mentally ill patients

The NGO seeks crowdfunding as it wants to buy a generator backup and transportation facility for the patients that are admitted at their facility

Pune: NGO seeks people’s support to help mentally ill patientsSchizophrenia Awareness Association (SAA) is located at Dhayari, Pune. It is a 4-storied building working for the part of the society which is often rejected, ignored and ridiculed due to their mental illness. It is a registered NGO running exclusively on public funds, is working since last 20 years for mentally ill patients. They have […]

Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin disease

A health camp was organised at Pune’s Yerwada Central jail on a request made by Maharashtra charity commissioner Shivkumar Dige

Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin diseaseDoctors from Pune’s Aundh Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) volunteered to examine the inmates. The health camp was organised on Thursday, July 12. The doctors checked their blood pressure and tested their blood sugar levels, along with doing other medical examinations. Upon doing skin examinations, it was found that many prisoners were suffering from skin […]

Pune: Doctors operate J&K woman with a rare jawbone tumour

Yasmin, a 21-year-old from Uri sector, J&K has been suffering from a rare form oral tumour. Due to which her face changed considerably. The doctors performed a surgery on her, and now she has got her face back

Pune: Doctors operate J&K woman with a rare jawbone tumourA 21-year-old woman from Uri, Jammu & Kashmir, underwent a knife at Pune’s MA Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences.  The woman had a tumour in her jaw bone, owing to which, her face also changed considerably.  Doctors say that the woman was suffering from a rare form oral tumour called Osteochondroma. In medical terms, it […]

Pune doctor walks 8 km in 4 hours to perform emergency surgery

On July 09, it was difficult to drive from some parts of Pune, as a few roads were closed for a Palkhi procession, in order to offer his service to a medical emergency, a city doctor walked for four hours to perform surgery on his patient

Pune doctor walks 8 km in 4 hours to perform emergency surgeryIt was the day of a Palkhi procession in Pune, when parts of the city were shut. Dr Sushil J Deshmukh, a Kalyani Nagar resident, walked 8 kms to Loni railway station, and then took a lift from a motorcyclist. Having started walking at 10 a.m., it was only 3 p.m. by which he arrived […]
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