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Upper double arm transplant at Amrita Hospital for a female recipient from a male donor

Shreya Siddanagowda was only 19 years old when she tragically lost both of her arms in a bus accident last year. Today she received the upper double-arm transplant at Amrita Hospital. Shreya has two arms again, and her doctors expect her to regain 85% of her hands’ functioning within 18 months. The procedure that gave […]

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Hanging brain matter removed, tribal boy gets  a face lift at Amrita Hospital

July 2017, Kochi Manikandan, the son of plantation workers in Palakkad, Kerala, was born with a rare medical condition called Eencephlocele. Encephalocele is a rare congenital disorder in which bones of a baby’s skull do not close completely in the mother’s uterus. This creates an opening through which brain tissue and cerebro-spinal fluid protrude out […]

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Can Ayurveda and Allopathy go hand in hand? Amma addresses a group of doctors

8 Aug 2017, Amritapuri Ashram  Amma met with 25 speakers from Amrita Samyogam –  the International Conference on Integrative Medicine that was recently hosted on August 6th and 7th at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi.  This was the largest conference on Integrative Medicine held in India and the delegates and speakers came […]

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Amrita Kripa Hospital received award for its 0% transmission of HIV to children

Amrita Kripa Hospital, Mysuru received a national award in recognition of its 0% transmission of HIV to children born to HIV positive mothers. The award was bestowed on 7 July 2017, at a national conference on the “Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis” in New Delhi. The National Consultation was hosted […]

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Amrita to improve patient care in Non-Government Hospitals (ANGHOS) of Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal – January 23, 2017  Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India, and Nepal’s Association of Non-Government Hospitals (ANGHOS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for improving patient care and healthcare delivery system at ANGHOS member institutes. Under the agreement, Amrita hospital will be setting up state-of-the-art telemedicine service for specialty and sub-specialty consultation […]

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Amrita hospital launches first cosmetic heart surgery for kids in India

For the first time in India, Amrita Hospital in Kochi, Kerala has introduced cosmetic heart surgery for children – a procedure that has gained popularity in Europe in the last decade. Cosmetic heart surgery means cardiac surgery with an alternative approach through minimally invasive procedure. “The advantage of this advanced surgical procedure is that, the […]

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India’s first double forearm transplant at Amrita Hospital

28 July 2016, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) has conducted India’s first double forearm transplant on a 21-year-old youth, Jith Kumar Saji, who lost both his hands below the elbow in 2013 due to electrical burns. This is the third double-hand transplant done at the hospital. In India, currently only Amrita Hospital […]

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India’s first double hand transplant patients to embrace productive social life

It’s been more than a year since India’s first double hand transplant surgery done at Amrita Hospital ! 
A momentous meeting was held for felicitating the victims of the transplant as they are leaving the hospital. Manu and Abdul Rahim had showcased excellent results and continue to do so. The non-surgical treatment took around one […]

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Amrita Hospital will feature super-specialties and centres of excellence and low-cost solutions to health care

9 May 2016 — Faridabad, Haryana A new two thousand bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (Amrita Hospital) in Greater Faridabad (Delhi NCR) is coming up and the construction work has begun today after the stone laying ceremony. {news} Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director of the current Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences […]

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Foundation stone laid for 2,000-bed Amrita Hospital in Delhi NCR

9 May 2016 — Faridabad, Haryana Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal today laid the foundation stone for the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s new two thousand bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (Amrita Hospital) in Greater Faridabad. The ceremony took place in the presence of Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, Vice Chairman of the Mata Amritanandamayi […]