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Now a Balloon to Cure Your Sinusitis!

Gone are the days when a person seeking surgical relief from sinusitis had to go in for the conventional surgery that required people to get admitted, stay overnight at the hospital, and be forced to take rest for about 7-10 days before returning back to their normal activities. Dr. Arjun Dasgupta and his expert team consisting of Senior Consultants Dr. NVK Mohan and Dr.

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“Palm-sized” Miracle Babies.

Medica’s Department of Neonatology & Perinatal Medicine recently succeeded in performing the near impossible task of saving 26 weeks premature twins through state-of-the-art technology and untiring efforts by a team of doctors, led by Dr. Ashok Mittal (HOD) and and his dedicated team at the Hospital.

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Rare Double Switch procedure performed successfully

Medica Institute of Cardiac Sciences has written a new chapter in the history of paediatric cardiac surgery in Kolkata. Congenitally Corrected Transposition of Great Arteries (CCTGA) is a very rare cardiac anomaly which accounts for just 1% of the total population of children with cardiac disorders. This anomaly generally does not come alone but is associated with other disorders like VSD, Pulmonary Stenosis, Pulmoary Atresia etc.

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A proud moment for Medica

Medica’s Department of Physiotherapy & Rehab added another feather to its cap when sports therapist Mr. Joydeep Daschaudhuri accompanied the Indian National Archery Team when it participated in the World Archery Championship held at Ogden, USA, in an official capacity. It was a moment of great pride for us when the team won the Silver Medal at the championship, thus qualifying for the London Olympics.

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Pappu can hear again! After 24 years!

Twenty four years ago, in the small village of Forbisganj, Bihar, 500 Kms away from Patna, 10 yr old Pappu fell from the first floor roof while flying a kite. It was the day of Muharram and he was rushed to Biratnagar, 12 Km away and then Patna in the middle of the night. Though he survived, little Pappu lost his hearing in that fateful fall.

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Priti Kana’s Story…

In 2013, 74 year old Priti Kana Bhattacharya, a resident of Silchar, Assam, started having difficulty eating. In the beginning, having rice was proving to be her only problem, everything else was still okay. She felt as if the rice was getting stuck in her throat. But slowly the problem increased and she started facing problems swallowing. Local doctors advised endoscopy and the results showed that she had a tumour in her esophagus.

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CRT post valve replacement: A challenge well met!

Dr. Dilip Kumar, Sr Interventional Cardiologist at Medica, recently conducted an unusual procedure on a 53-year-old male patient. The person was a post valve replacement patient, having undergone Aortic Valve Implantation in 2006. However, when the patient came to Medica in end April, he was showing symptoms of heart failure. He complained of constant fatigue, limited mobility and shortness of breath.  Read more..

Hi-tech, expert care revives critically ill newborn

In what can be termed as one of the most miraculous recoveries, a seriously critical child from the village of Bagula in Nadia, born with immature lungs, was saved by the timely efforts of a hi-tech Neonatal Team under Dr Ashok Mittal, Senior Consultant Neonatologist & Head of Dept, Paediatrics & Neonatology at Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata.

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High-Risk Patient Undergoes Successful Surgery.

Medica Superspecialty Hospital’s anaesthesiologist team is proud to announce its recent achievement of anaesthetizing a very high risk patient for bilateral total knee replacement, with great success. As the functional status of the patient was difficult to assess, coronary angiography was planned. Trans radial angiogram was done by Medica’s Cardiology team as she could not lie flat.

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Successful Complex Mitral Valve Repair: A First In Kolkata.

A rare and difficult operation was recently performed by Dr. Ratan Kumar Das (Senior Consultant Cardiac Thoracic Surgeon) and his team. The operation, called Resection Sliding Plasty, is a type of Mitral valve repair and requires a high degree of skill and precision to perform. Mr.  Read more..