Live organ donation: Mother gifts new life to daughter by donating kidney

The patient who hails from Pune was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and was on haemodialysis since nine months. Doctors advised a kidney transplant to patient. The recipient’s mother, age 58 gave her consent for donating her kidney to daughter

Live organ donation: Mother gifts new life to daughter by donating kidneyThe patient is a 42-year-old woman who is a resident of Pashan, Pune she was referred to Sassoon Hospital from a medical camp organised by NGO Aarogyabharti. She was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and was on haemodialysis since the past nine months. The doctors advised the woman to undergo a kidney transplant. The […]

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 […]

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital 

The Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) which prohibits doctors from going on strike, will now be extended to other supporting staff of the hospital

Maha: Govt imposes MESMA act on nurses, technicians strike at Sassoon Hospital Minister of state for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan, said that Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) is made applicable to B J Medical College’s Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) from July 07. He informed about this on Monday in the State Legislative Assembly. The Bombay High Court, last week, had directed the state government to take […]

Pune: Sassoon biochemistry lab goes beyond traditional tests 

Treatment for infertility, diagnostics for vitamin B 12 and D deficiencies, and checking for hormonal imbalances in your body are generally specialised facilities provided by private hospitals and diagnostic centres. But, now Sassoon Hospitals in Pune have been made these services available for its patients

Pune: Sassoon biochemistry lab goes beyond traditional tests As medical science is progressing, even government medical colleges do not want to lag behind when it comes to offering treatment for infertility or repairing Vitamin B 12 and D deficiency or hormonal imbalance in patients. While government hospitals are targeted to offer treatment to more chronic and primary illnesses, the state-run Sassoon Hospital is […]

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protest

Around 2,300 intern doctors across the 18 medical colleges in Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike, but BJ Medical College’s students have decided to take a different route to observe their strike. They decided to arranged a blood donation, this shows that even though they are on strike they have not forgotten about the patients they serve

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protestDr Ketan Deshmukh, one of the interns at BJ Medical College and Joint Secretary with the Association of Medical State Interns, said, “ We wanted to do something innovative. We did not arrange a protest march but decided to do something better this time. A protest rally does not help us much. So we decided […]

Pune: 16-year-old brain-dead student gives new lease of life to four

A cadaver donation was witnessed at Pune’s Sassoon Hospital today. A 16-year-old student met with a road accident and was declared brain-dead during his treatment in the hospital.

Pune: 16-year-old brain-dead student gives new lease of life to fourThe parents gave their approval for donating his organs after they were counselled by doctors the hospital. A green corridor was created by the Pune Traffic Police with help of Sassoon hospital administration. At 3 pm, the donor heart left from Sassoon Hospital and reached Pune airport within 10 minutes. The flight took off at […]

Pune: Sassoon Hospital witnesses 2nd live donor kidney transplant

Doctors at the government-run Sassoon General Hospital successfully transplanted the kidney of a 40-year-old woman into her college-going son on Thursday, making it the hospital’s second living donor kidney transplant. It is also the fifth kidney transplant in the last eight months

Pune: Sassoon Hospital witnesses 2nd live donor kidney transplantThe family hails from Malborgaon village in Kinvat taluka of Nanded district. The recipient (22) had been suffering from renal failure for the last seven years. “He was diagnosed with kidney failure in a mega health check-up camp held in Kinvat. He was advised kidney transplant. However, the surgery was unaffordable to him at private […]

Pune: B J Medical College hosts seminar on generic drugs

Under the directives of Government of India, Department of Pharmaceuticals, B J Medical College organised a one day seminar on promotion of generic drugs at the MG Auditorium on March 19. More than 300 doctors including interns, faculty of all medical colleges in and around Pune attended the seminar

Pune: B J Medical College hosts seminar on generic drugsThe goal for achieving health for all is a massive responsibility for the Ministry of Health.  Its further challenging to achieve this target in the face of rising costs of drugs, consumables and medical procedures.  One of the initiatives by the Government in order to achieve this goal is introduction of the policy for prescribing […]
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