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PGI starts stitchless spine surgery

In a notable breakthrough, the Department of Neurosurgery, PGIMER has started Stitchless Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Local Anesthesia. As per the experts, the endoscopic surgery, without stitches or scar, is one of the latest advances in Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgery, guided by a needle under X-ray, followed by pure endoscopic visualization. Moreover, the

First human-to-human heart transplant in eastern India

First human-to-human heart transplant in eastern India. In what is claimed to be the first human-to-human heart transplant in eastern India, surgeons in a Kolkata private hospital on Monday transplanted the heart of a 21-year-old man who died in Bengaluru a day back on a 39-year-old patient from Jharkhand. “This operation is being performed for

Sampla loses cool over Civil Surgeon’s coming late

Jalandhar/Kapurthala:  Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment and Hoshiarpur MP Vijay Sampla lost his patience on Saturday while visiting Kapurthala Civil Hospital to check the treatment and care of the ashram inmates. Sampla was unhappy when the Civil Surgeon reached the hospital late and his anger got elevated when he observed that the