Pune: Sassoon Hospital doctors perform complex surgery to treat a young cancer patient

Sassoon Hospital becomes the first state-run hospital to conduct liver cancer surgery. An 8 x 11 x 13 cm right liver cancer of a 14-year-old girl was successfully operated at the hospital

Pune: Sassoon Hospital doctors perform complex surgery to treat a young cancer patientDoctors at Sassoon Hospital in Pune operated upon a 14-year-old girl who was suffering from liver cancer. A complex operation had to be done to treat the girl. The surgery was performed on August 14 and it was a success. A few months before the surgery, Shraddha (name changed) was suffering from stomach pain. She […]

Pune: Sassoon Hospital to soon start cochlear implant surgery

Deaf and mute children can now get treated at Sassoon General Hospital in Pune. The hospital has started cochlear implant surgery. Cochlear implant surgery is more useful in congenitally deaf and mute children and those not benefitting from hearing aid

Pune: Sassoon Hospital to soon start cochlear implant surgerySassoon General Hospital will soon be starting cochlear implant surgeries under the Central Government Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids/Appliances (ADIP) scheme. The surgeries will be performed with the guidance of Padma Shri Dr Milind Kirtane, an Indian surgeon of international repute and a pioneer of cochlear implant surgery in India and Dr […]

Sassoon Hospital uses app to raise awareness on handwashing

The Microbiology Department of Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) has taken a unique initiative by executing handwashing habit with the help of an application. The department would also be giving certificate to the ICU and to the ward which has highest compliance

Sassoon Hospital uses app to raise awareness on handwashingAround two months ago the department trained doctors, nurses, ward boys and other hospital staff on how to do handwashing. Infection control nurses are now been given responsibility to observe handwashing of different departments and ICU’s and register the data on the app accordingly. Dr Anju Kagal, Head of microbiology department at SGH, said, “Patients […]

In a first, Sassoon Hospital to teach patients about antibiotics

For the first time, in its bid to spread awareness about antibiotic resistance, the Microbiology Department of Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) has decided to hold a presentation in different OPD’s. The said presentation will be Marathi so a common man can understand

In a first, Sassoon Hospital to teach patients about antibioticsIn its bid to spread awareness about the antibiotic resistance in the patients, the Microbiology Department of Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), Pune, has decided to hold presentations in different OPD’s in the hospital. The world is observing World Antibiotic Awareness Week from November 12 to 18. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean of Sassoon General Hospital and […]

Pune witnesses drop in the number of people with burn injuries this Diwali   

While the Maharashtra Pollution Control Boards statistics suggest that Pune witnessed rise in sound pollution this year post Diwali, the government hospital statistics suggests that the injuries were less. The total number of patients last year in 2017 were 19 while, this year it was just 11 patients

Pune witnesses drop in the number of people with burn injuries this Diwali   Statistics related to number of cases related to burn or other kind of injuries which come post Diwali have shown a drastic decease this year. This year cases related to injuries because of firecrackers have decreased by around 50 per cent, according to statistics give by Sassoon Hospital, Pune. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean of B […]

Organ donation: Mother saves daughter’s life by donating her kidney

A successful kidney transplant was performed in Sassoon General Hospital in Pune on Friday, November 02. This was 11th kidney transplant operation performed successfully in Sassoon Hospital

Organ donation: Mother saves daughter’s life by donating her kidneyPournima Yadav, a 19-year-old patient was suffering from chronic kidney disease since last three years.  Due to rheumatoid arthritis, her both kidneys were failed.  Since last six months she was on dialysis in Sassoon General Hospital, Pune. Considering her young age, expert doctors advised kidney transplant to her.  Her mother, who is 39-year-old woman was […]

Pune: Doctors remove 7cm tumour close to the brain with a rare kind of surgery

Sumit (name changed), a 23-year-old man who hails from Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, used to frequently get nose bleeds and nasal blockage. He recently underwent a rare and risky surgery. Doctors from Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), Pune, performed an angiofibroma on him thereby removing a seven-centimetre tumour which had latched itself on his internal carotid artery (the main blood vessel of the brain)

Pune: Doctors remove 7cm tumour close to the brain with a rare kind of surgeryThe tyransnasal endoscopic approach was used for the removal of this tumour. This particular type of tumour is commonly seen in young adults. He visited many hospitals in his district, but when no one could do the required procedure, he came to Sassoon Hospital in Pune. Dr Sameer Joshi, Head of the ear, nose and […]

Pune: Sassoon Hospital performs its tenth kidney transplant

After conducting its first liver transplant, Sassoon Hospital recently carried out another liver transplants. Overall, it also witnessed its tenth kidney transplant

Pune: Sassoon Hospital performs its tenth kidney transplantA 52-year-old woman met with a road accident on October 09. The woman who belonged to Varud village in Satara’s Khatav taluka was being treated in her home town, but was later referred to Sassoon General Hospital, Pune on the next day (September 11) at 2 a.m. After continuous efforts for resuscitation, she was declared […]

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashes

Today, Pune witnessed an unfortunate incident wherein a hoarding came crashing down upon motorists at a traffic signal. Shivaji Pardeshi, was among the people who lost their lives to the dreadful incident

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashesThe 40-year-old man was returning from Alandi, where he had gone to cremate the ashes of his wife on Friday. While the family was already coping with one tragedy, unforeseen circumstance put them in the wrong place at the wrong time. Shivaji, works as an auto driver and was ferrying his daughter, son and his […]
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