Mumbai: JJ doctors save uteruses of 52 women suffering from ‘placenta praevia’

Post-delivery to stop blood loss, the doctors remove the uteruses of women, who are suffering from ‘placenta praevia.’ However, a Mumbai gynaecologist, Dr Ashok Anand, has developed a procedure, which is done at the time of Caesarean section which can stop bleeding, as well as, save the uterus. He and his team has managed to save uteruses of 52 women with this technique

Mumbai: JJ doctors save uteruses of 52 women suffering from ‘placenta praevia’In the past two years, doctors from Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals have managed to save uterus of 52 pregnant women. According to the doctors, these women were suffering from placenta praevia, a condition when the placenta attaches inside the uterus, but near or under the cervical opening. The complications include dangerously low […]

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual cramps

About three out of four women experience menstrual pains, and every one out of 10 women experiences severe cramps

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual crampsAs women, we all know it, dread it, and are sometimes even thankful that we get it — I’m talking about our monthly period. We all know the constant throbbing and cramping pains that come with it. According to the Mayo Clinic, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining during your period. Hormone-like substances, […]

‘Laparoscopic surgery associated with pregnancy is feasible and carries a low morbidity’

The incidence of pelvic pain requiring surgery ranges from approximately 1:440 to 1:1300. The incidence of surgery during pregnancies is approximately 0.75%. One in 600 pregnancies are complicated by the presence of adnexal masses. There are multiple concerns in abdominal operations in pregnancy, because the life of the mother and foetus must be considered

‘Laparoscopic surgery associated with pregnancy is feasible and carries a low morbidity’Earlier studies have shown that abdominal surgery in the first trimester is associated with a higher (12%) rate of spontaneous abortions, which is reduced to zero in the third trimester. Adnexal  mass in pregnancy increases the rate of preterm labour: in the second trimester, it is 8% but it increases to 30% to 40% during […]

Woman loses uterus but doctors save her baby

It was an intense moment for Sharmila Mane, (name changed) when she came to know that placenta that provides nutrition and oxygen to baby is abnormally surrounding her uterus. Doctors explained her about the risk involved if post-delivery that it leads to heavy bleeding. But last week, Mane delivered a baby boy with minimal blood loss of just 300 ml. even though she lost her uterus she thanked the doctors for saving her and her baby

Woman loses uterus but doctors save her babyPlacenta provide nutrition and oxygen to baby. Normally baby is delivered first. Then placenta is delivered.  Placenta attached on mouth of womb separates and delivers before baby. It causes life threatening torrential bleeding risking mother and baby’s life. This dangerous situation is called placenta previa. Few patients of Placenta Previa are even more dangerous. It is […]

India’s first uterus transplant women all set for embryo transplant

The Vadodara and Solapur women who were the first one to undergo uterus transplant in India, will now undergo embryo transplant on Friday and Monday respectively. As per doctors, after ten weeks it will be clear if they are able to conceive or not

India’s first uterus transplant women all set for embryo transplantOn May 18, India witnessed its first uterus transplant surgery on a 21-year-old woman from Solapur, which gave her a chance to have a biological child. The very next day, a 24-year-old Vadodara woman underwent the same procedure. The woman from Solapur had a congenital absence of uterus while, the one from Vadodara had scarring (adhesion) […]

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplant

The authorisation committee at government's Sassoon General Hospital in Pune gave the approval on Friday to the Galaxy Care Hospital. Accordingly, the third uterus transplant will be carried out on January 26

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplantAfter the first two successful uterus transplants in the country, Galaxy Care Hospital in Pune has acquire the permission to carry out third uterus transplant on Friday.  As per the hospital management, the two women that were the first one in the country to undergo uterus transplant, will undergo embryo transplant in January or February this […]

Doctors extract 65 fibroids without removing woman’s uterus

A woman affected with fibroids since the last two years, recently underwent surgery at Mumbai’s, Cama and Albless Hospital. The doctor performed a minimal invasive surgery to take them out. The largest fibroid extracted was 15 cms

Doctors extract 65 fibroids without removing woman’s uterusDoctors in Mumbai successfully treated a woman who was suffering from fibroids. In all, they extracted 65 fibroids from the woman’s uterus. It was a challenging task for the doctors, as they had to perform the surgery without removing the woman’s uterus. Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. These […]

Rare: Pune doc removes tumour from pregnant woman’s placenta, saves uterus

Doctors in Pune recently witnessed a rare case wherein a tumour was growing in the placenta of a pregnant woman. Although, it was a challenging surgery, the doctors extracted the tumour with removing uterus of the woman

Rare: Pune doc removes tumour from pregnant woman’s placenta, saves uterusSanjeevani Narote, a 19-year-old woman from Satara district of Maharashtra, came to the Sassoon Hospital with the complaints of heavy bleeding. When doctors examined her they found a tumour had developed in her placenta. Dr Pradip Sambarey, Professor and Head of Gynaecology Department in Sassoon hospital in Pune, said, “She was a patient who had […]

Dr Puntambekar: The man behind India’s first uterus transplant shares his journey

Despite sparking debates on the need for uterus transplant, Dr Shailesh Puntambekar and his team carried out two procedures. The recipients are both menstruating and the doctors says they will soon undergo procedures for pregnancy

Dr Puntambekar: The man behind India’s first uterus transplant shares his journeySix months have passed since two women underwent uterus transplants in the country. Doctors, who carried out the procedures, said they have been getting their menstrual cycles and after an observation of few more months, they will have embryos planted in their uterus. “Science progresses only with experiments. New procedures in medical science will be […]

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek help

Since the OPD has started the hospital has received more than 300 phone inquiries till date. The registered people are the one who have got donor too. While 10 married women form Pune have registered, 17 unmarried from the city have also registered

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek helpIt’s almost been three months that India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD has started now. During this time, nine people whose genetic makeup is different have also registered for the procedure. Also, the OPD has received more response from unmarried girls over the married women. While 62 married women have applied, the number of unmarried […]
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