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 […]

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 […]

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospital

Galaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH) at Pune became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to undergo uterus transplant by examining the feasibility of the procedure for these patients and pre-operation counselling. The OPD will examine the applicants on case to case basis and will inform about the procedure

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospitalGalaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH), Pune, became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. After carrying out India’s first uterus transplant surgery, it has received applications from around 200 women to undergo uterus transplant surgery. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to […]

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipient

Doctors, who have confirmed that the 21-year-old from Solapur has started menstruating, say this is an indication that the transplanted organ is functioning normally

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipientThe first woman to have undergone uterine transplant in India has begun menstruating. Sharing her emotional journey, the 21-year-old from Solapur said she is happy and the reason she went ahead with the surgery is that she ‘wanted to experience what it is like to be a woman’. She was born without a uterus and […]

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’A woman from Vadodara, who is the second person in India to undergo uterine transplant, has started menstruating. The doctors, who performed the surgery, are viewing this as the first successful milestone, which indicates that the transplanted organ is functioning normally. Director of Pune’s Galaxy Care Hospital Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, who led the team of […]

Woman with two uterus delivers baby in Pune 

The birth defect of two uteri is very rarely seen with an occurrence rate of 0.1 to 0.5 per cent, and many among them go undiagnosed. Such case with this birth defect is very rare to get operated. Also, conception in this case is difficult. Retaining full term baby is also difficult, as it is half uterus in size. In such cases chances of abortion are more

Woman with two uterus delivers baby in Pune A woman, who was born with two uteri as well as two cervixes, delivered a child vaginally at Sassoon Hospital, Pune. The birth defect of two uteri is very rarely seen with an occurrence rate of 0.1 to 0.5 per cent, and many among them go undiagnosed. Suman (name changed) a 22 year old, was […]

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 […]

Stressed not at all its a matter of pride, India’s first uterus transplant team shares the experience

As they prepare for the second uterus transplant, doctors who are part of India’s first uterus transplant team say, we were not under stress. There was motivation of doing something for the society and motivation to achieve excellence in science. These two things have helped us to make our surgery a success

Stressed not at all its a matter of pride, India’s first uterus transplant team shares the experienceAfter the first successful uterus transplant by a team of Pune doctors, on a 21-year-old Solapur woman, the doctors said that, there are no post-operative complications observed and the blood supply to the uterus is normal. Meanwhile a proud team of doctors are confident about the second surgery which they will be performing on a […]

Uterus transplant: ‘Motherhood is an instinct, instincts can’t be questioned’

Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, who led a 12-member team, to perform India's first uterus transplant speaks exclusively to My Medical Mantra about the procedure, ethical dilemmas and India’s surgical prowess

Uterus transplant: ‘Motherhood is an instinct, instincts can’t be questioned’A 12-member team headed by Dr Shailesh Puntambekar conducted India’s first uterus transplant on a 21-year-old from Solapur on Thursday (May 18, 2017). Speaking exclusively to My Medical Mantra, as he prepares for another such surgery later in the day, the director of Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI), Pune, said it’s time for India to […]

Pune doctors welcome India’s first uterus transplant surgery

A team of 12 doctors have begun the first uterine transplant at 9 am at Pune’s Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI) on Thursday. City doctors say it is a moment of pride for the medical fraternity. They are optimistic about the outcome of the surgery

Pune doctors welcome India’s first uterus transplant surgeryA Solapur woman aged 21 is the first person to undergo a uterus transplant in Pune on Thursday (May 18) the doctors’ in the city have welcomed this first attempt. Optimistic about its success, city doctors say that, its’ moment of pride for the medical fraternity in the city to lead the country’s first womb transplant […]