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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 […]

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Amrita Hospital initiates India’s first windpipe transplant

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has successfully completed the first stage of a windpipe transplant on a cancer patient. The complex surgery is done in two phases. In the first phase, the windpipe harvested from the donor is embedded in the recipient’s forearm after stripping it of all cells. After two months, the recipient’s […]

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Amrita transplant team won British Medical Journal award

2nd Nov 2015, Kochi The Amrita Hospital hand transplant team won the prestigious British Medical Journal award 2015 for the category of best surgical team of South Asia. These awards have been instituted to honour the contributions of various teams in this region in different aspects of medical care delivery. The BMJ awards has been […]

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Amrita Center of Excellence in Organ Transplantation dedicated to the Nation

8 Sep 2015, Kochi Center of Excellence in Organ Transplantation at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences was dedicated to the Nation by Central Minister for Science and technology Dr Harsha Vardhan today at Kochi. The Amrita Centre of Excellence in Organ Transplantation, over the last 15 years has carried out about 900 cases of transplantations […]

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Over 1000 Organ transplantations at Amrita hospital

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has emerged as one of the largest centres in India, carrying out organ transplantations. The Centre of Excellence in Organ Transplantation, over the last 15 years has carried out about 1012 cases of transplantations, which includes heart, liver, lung, kidney, pancreas, bone marrow, and small intestine besides composite […]

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Amrita hospital brings open fetal surgery to India, fourth country in the world

26 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has unveiled a Centre of Excellence in Fetal Care for open fetal surgery – the first in Asia for treating complex and rare fetal conditions. With this, India becomes the fourth country in world after USA, France and Spain to offer open surgery […]