Pune: Students come together to help crowdfund surgery of ex-principal

Students of Muktangan English Medium School have started a crowdfunding campaign on social media for their ex-principal, Ranganath Joshi. The 66-year-old suffered from heart attack recently. His left ventricular of the heart is damaged and doctors have suggested him to undergo surgery as early as possible. There is a special bond between the students and their principal and they are doing the best they can to help gather funds for his surgery

Pune: Students come together to help crowdfund surgery of ex-principal  The cost of surgery is around 70 lakh. Joshi is retired as Principal of Muktangan English Medium School. Now his students have started a campaign for raising funds for his surgery. Neha Patil, one of the students said, “We are posting about crowdfunding for the surgery on different social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, […]

#WorldHeartDay: Know about the evolution of life-saving procedures

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) take the lives of 17.9 million people every year, 31% of all global deaths. Triggering these diseases – which manifest primarily as heart attacks and strokes – are tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and the harmful use of alcohol

#WorldHeartDay: Know about the evolution of life-saving proceduresThese, in turn, show up in people as raised blood pressure, elevated blood glucose and overweight and obesity, risks detrimental to good heart health. When a 42-year-old patient complained of chest pain, his family rushed him to Ruby Hall Clinic, where Dr M.S. Hiremath and his expert team immediately wheeled him into the catheterization laboratory […]

Unsung Heroes: Pune Hospital felicitates ‘the saviours’ who make green corridors possible

The heroic act of saving a life is often credited to a doctor or hospital - after all, they make intricate procedures like organ donation a reality. However, the people who often go unnoticed are the catalysts of support in this endeavour

Unsung Heroes: Pune Hospital felicitates ‘the saviours’ who make green corridors possibleWhether it be the police who creates a green corridor every time an organ needs to be transported to a hospital; the airport in-charge who prompted swift transfers; or the family who took the brave decision of donating a loved one’s organs – each person is an essential link in the chain of organ donation, […]

Ruby Hall Clinic’s study reveals about 70% of patients at risk of VTE during their hospital stay

When a blood clot blocks an artery supplying blood to the heart or the brain, the result is a heart attack or stroke. Most Indians are familiar with these two serious health threats but are less familiar with the dangers of Venous Thromboembolism, or VTE — a clot that forms in a vein

Ruby Hall Clinic’s study reveals about 70% of patients at risk of VTE during their hospital stayWhen an artery supplying blood to the heart or the brain is blocked by a blood clot, the result is a heart attack or stroke. Indians are familiar with these two health threats but are less familiar with the dangers of venous thromboembolism, or VTE — a clot that forms in a vein. A clot […]

Pune doctor cures patient with rare congenital defect

The surgery lasted for two hours, with minimal blood loss, and the results were miraculous. With no evidence of brain stem or spinal cord injury, the patient could walk without support on the third day. The patient felt immediate relief in her problems

Pune doctor cures patient with rare congenital defectFor a 55-year-old woman, the last ten years of her life have marked a period of struggle and pain. She felt a tingling in her limbs, and weakness in both the hands. She has vertigo and had lost her sense of balance, and she couldn’t even walk in a straight line. Moreover, she had constant […]

Ruby Hall Clinic’s blood bank receives NABH accreditation

The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) has accredited the Blood Storage Centre of Ruby Hall Clinic, Wanowarie (Pune) with a certificate that signifies excellence and quality in blood transfusion services provided to the patient as a part of the clinical care

Ruby Hall Clinic’s blood bank receives NABH accreditationThis is the first and only blood storage centre in the country to have received this certification. The accreditation is preceded by an intensive on-site assessment by specially trained NABH assessors and establishes that the level of technical and administrative performance within the facility meets or exceeds NABH standards. These standards provide the framework to […]

Pune: Doctors use robot-assisted surgery to remove rare kidney tumour

In a challenging surgery, doctors from Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune successfully managed to remove a tumour from within a person’s kidney. This procedure helped save the patients kidney or else it would have had to be removed. Such a type of tumour is extremely rare and barely occurs in most cases

Pune: Doctors use robot-assisted surgery to remove rare kidney tumourA 55-year-old Pimpri Chinchwad resident was recently diagnosed with hypertension. However, his ever-increasing complaints of abdominal pain had him running from pillar-to-post. “I tried everything to alleviate the pain but nothing would help subside it. Finally, it was my family physician who suggested sonography which revealed a mass in my kidneys. I was shocked and […]

Pune: Ruby Hall observes International Nurses Day with special celebration

As we continue to move full speed into the era of patient-centred medicine, the ability of nurses to affect the perceived quality of care is becoming more significant. From bedside nursing in hospitals and long-term care facilities to the halls of research institutions, the depth and breadth of the nursing profession is meeting the expanding healthcare needs of Indian society

Pune: Ruby Hall observes International Nurses Day with special celebrationKeeping this in mind, Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic celebrated International Nurses Day with a gala of events attended by their nursing staff. The ceremony included a cultural programme performed by the nurses to uphold the spirit of the day dedicated to the noble profession of nursing. Celebrated on the 12th of May every year, this […]

Pune: Ruby Hospital ties up with Dr K.R. Balakrishnan to strengthen heart transplant programme

Twenty million people worldwide suffer from heart failure, of which India witnesses two million new cases every year with at least a third of them requiring heart transplant to survive. In order to strengthen Western India’s organ transplant programme, Ruby Hall has tied up with Dr Balkrishanan from Chennai

Pune: Ruby Hospital ties up with Dr K.R. Balakrishnan to strengthen heart transplant programmeRuby Hall Clinic to strengthen its heart transplant programme and announced that internationally acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon Dr K.R. Balakrishnan will visit the hospital twice a month for consultations and procedures. Dr Jagdish Hiremath, Senior Cardiologist and Head – Cardiac Transplant Unit, Ruby Hall Clinic said, “We began conducting heart transplants in April […]

Pune: Rigorous cycling lands 15-year-old to hospital

Excessive cycling caused the condition known as popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. It is a rare ailment which can affect youngsters

Pune: Rigorous cycling lands 15-year-old to hospitalWe all know about the beneficial effects of cycling and how it can help people lose weight and tone muscles in their legs. But did you know that rigorous or excessive cycling can have detrimental effects on the blood supply in your legs? That’s what happened to a 15-year-old boy in Pune. City doctors treat […]
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