Midnight drama: Pregnant woman rescued from stuck elevator in Sassoon Hospital

The expectant mother, with a doctor and a few others, had got stuck inside a hospital lift for over 30 minutes. According to the fire brigade officials, the lift had got stuck between the ground and the first floor. It was around 3 am on Tuesday morning, October 16, when the fire brigade control in […]

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

The 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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Three dead, nine injured in Pune hoarding collapse

Eight people have been injured due to the hoarding collapse. The injured have been rushed to Pune’s Sassoon Hospital. Two people have died due to the hoarding falling upon them, and three people are in a critical condition [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/https://youtu.be/1ifHto5_mXY[/youtube] When My Medical Mantra reached out to the Pune Police Control room they stated that nine […]

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Pune: Mask made by doctor can protect you from pollution, swine flu and TB

A pulmonologist from Pune’s state-run Sassoon Hospital, Dr Sanjay Gaikwad, has prepared a mask to protect people from pollution and diseases like swine flu and TB Dr Gaikwad and his wife have carried out extensive research on this reusable mask, which has 100% bacterial filtration efficiency. The mask can give up to 95% protection from […]

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

The 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 […]

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

Suraj 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. […]

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

Around 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 […]

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Pune: Sassoon doctors to train municipal doctors via video conference

Many 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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