In a first, PMC to soon inaugurate an MRI machine at Shivshankar Pote dispensary

A Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine (MRI), would be soon inaugurated by the Pune Municipal Corporation at Shivashankar Pote dispensary in Sahkarnagar

In a first, PMC to soon inaugurate an MRI machine at Shivshankar Pote dispensaryShivshankar Pote dispensary will be the only dispensary, to offer MRI facility to the Punekars. Currently, no other hospital or dispensary under Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is equipped with an MRI machine. Dr Sanjeev Wavare, Assistant Medical Officer of Health PMC, said, “In the next two weeks we will start the MRI facility, as PMC’s […]

Tackling malnourished children through treating their anemic mothers

Sassoon’s Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) has noticed incidence of malnourished children more when the mother is anemic. Doctors suggest that anemia should be treated in order to tackle malnourishment

Tackling malnourished children through treating their anemic mothers A year and five month old Shweta (name changed) from Kothrud, weighs only 5.25 kg,has a large head and delayed physical response. She comes under the criteria of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM); while her mother, with hemoglobin of 7 falls under the criteria of being anemic mother. Shweta was hospitalized in Sassoon hospital’s Nutrition Rehabilitation […]

Pune doctors successfully deliver child of woman with uterus rupture

During the C-section delivery, the doctors observed more reddish appearing blood around the uterus. The doctor’s observation revealed that her uterus was ruptured from behind. After the baby was delivered the ten centimeter tear on the backside of her uterus was then stitched by the doctor, thereby saving Rupali’s uterus

Pune doctors successfully deliver child of woman with uterus ruptureTimely intervention by the doctors at Sassoon general hospital has helped a 20-year-old woman to save the life of her newly born baby. A full term pregnant Rupali Gaikwad had developed a 10 centimeter tear in the backside (rear) of her uterine wall when she underwent labour. This condition might have been fatal for Rupali […]

Sassoon Hospital operates baby with rare blood clot disorder

Nine-month-old Mihir Deshmane, suffering from factor seven deficiency, underwent hernia operation on Thursday last. Globally, only 200 cases of Factor seven deficiency are reported. The blood clotting agent called factor seven is absent in his body since birth. And the doctors, with continuous monitoring of factor seven supplementation, performed the operation

Sassoon Hospital operates baby with rare blood clot disorderA nine-month-old Mihir Deshmane, who hails from Pune, is suffering from a rarest form of blood clotting disorder called factor seven deficiency. Globally, only 200 cases of Factor seven deficiency are reported. On Thursday, the doctors at Sassoon hospital operated on Mihir’s hernia by supplementing him with factor seven. Mihir has not taken any injection once in […]

After heart surgery woman delivers baby

The pregnant woman who was operated in Pune's Sassoon Hospital, suffered from severe narrowing of heart which is known as ‘aortic stenosis’. And after the heart surgery, woman successfully delivered a baby girl. Now, mother and daughter, both are hale and hearty

After heart surgery woman delivers babyA 23-week pregnant Nikita Jadhav had come all the way from a small village in Latur to the Sassoon hospital in Pune, when she developed difficulty in breathing. She remained in Sassoon under doctor’s observation for three months and left Pune with a smile on her face after she had a successful normal delivery in […]

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 […]

Shock treatment over, Pune man with heart condition gets new lease of life

In 2014, Tanaji Bhosale had undergone a surgery after which an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), a device that detects abnormal heartbeats was inserted in his heart. Whenever he had an abnormal heartbeat, the device used to quickly send electrical shocks to the heart and this used to normalise the heartbeat. doctors at Sassoon Hospital used a recently developed interventional technique called radiofrequency ablation to ease his pain

Shock treatment over, Pune man with heart condition gets new lease of lifeA person who is suffering from cardiac arrhythmia contemplated suicide three months ago. After he was implanted with a device during surgery in 2014, his heart had to go through around 60 to 70 shocks of 40 joules per month. Annoyed and no longer able to put up with the pain, he requested doctors from […]

Teenage girl with rare uterus birth defect undergoes surgery, successfully treated

The girl was born with a birth defect called bicornis unicollis, in this condition though the uterus has one cervix it was divided into two lateral horns. It is very rarely seen with an occurrence rate among woman in around 0.4 per cent. Doctors at Sassoon hospital carried out a surgery called metroplasty where the two horns were joined

Teenage girl with rare uterus birth defect undergoes surgery, successfully treatedNeha, (name changed), a 15-year-old girl whose uterus was divided into two lateral horns was operated at Sassoon hospital in Pune where the divided uterus was joined after the operation. She was born with a birth defect called bicornis unicollis, in this condition though the uterus has one cervix it was divided into two lateral […]

‘Breathing through my nose was a distant dream for me, now I am happy’

Khatibai had developed a dentigerous cyst that develops around the crown of an uninterrupted tooth. Such cysts can be easily cured, if treated at early stages. Khatibai’s case became risky as it took her a year to get it treated. Doctors said the size of the cyst, in her case, was unusual. In her case, the cyst had grown so big that it blocked her nasal passage. But after the surgery, she can now breathe through her nose

‘Breathing through my nose was a distant dream for me, now I am happy’“Since the last one year, I was not able to breathe using my nose; I used to breathe through my mouth. It used to pain a lot, but finally I am able to breathe freely now. Last year was a painful journey for me, but now I am happy,” said Khatibai a tribal woman from […]

Nandurbar woman breathes freely after a year

The 22-year-old from a tribal village had to breathe through her mouth due to a huge cyst that blocked her nasal passage. She finally had it removed at Sassoon Hospital, Pune, on Thursday

Nandurbar woman breathes freely after a yearA woman from a tribal area in Nandurbar, Maharashtra, will now breathe freely through her nose after nearly a year. The reason: a huge cyst had developed around Khatibai Thakare’s nose, blocking her nasal passage and forcing her to breathe from her mouth. She finally had the cyst removed on Thursday at Sassoon Hospital, Pune. […]