Heart Surgery

  • India Positive: Doctors perform rare heart surgery on 3-month-old in Bangalore July 13, 2013

    Doctors at MS Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Centre in Bangalore perform a one-of-a-kind heart surgery on a three-month old child. Doctors claim this surgery is the first in India and only the fifth in the world. ...
  • Doctors conduct one of the toughest heart surgeries to save a baby July 9, 2013

    Bangalore: As he gurgles and screeches, three-month-old Ayush is at the centre of attention of his family. Born with a hole in his heart, his daily wage-earner father and housewife mother brought him to Bangalore for a cost-effective surgery but once he was wheeled into the OT, the doctors realised...
  • Rare surgery in Delhi reconstructs half of baby's heart October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In a first-of-its-kind surgery in India, doctors at Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital operated upon a 46-day-old baby to recreate half of her heart, giving her a normal life she would have otherwise missed, medical officials said on Thursday. A look at six-month-old Isha (name changed) does not...
  • Neil Armstrong undergoes heart surgery August 9, 2012

    Columbus: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was recovering on Wednesday from heart surgery, days after his 82nd birthday. It wasn't clear where the surgery occurred or where Armstrong was recuperating. A NASA spokesman who talked to Armstrong's wife, Carol, said only that the former astronaut was...
  • Mumbai: Rare surgery cures baby of birth defect March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Like most infants, 14-month-old Pranav is fascinated by the sound of his rattle, thankfully oblivious to the complicated surgeries he's just undergone. Malnourished from birth, he also suffered from a rare congenital heart defect. Dr Snehal Kulkarni, Pediatric Cardiologist, Kokilaben Hospital, said, "The baby was blue when he came in....
  • Chennai remains heart-happy with pacemakers November 2, 2011

    CHENNAI: The first thought of a pacemaker for anyone is a small white device much like a transistor from the mid-80s, forming a lump under their grandfather’s white shirt. But when Wilson Greatbatch - whose implantable pacemaker was sewn up into the body of a patient with an ailing heart...
  • Cardiac surgeon dies after patient's surgery June 30, 2011

    Rome: An Italian cardiac surgeon has died minutes after he completed a complicated operation on an elderly patient at a clinic near Milan. Before the operation, Vincenzo Capacchione, 49, complained of chest pain but managed to successfully carry out the four-hour surgery on a 70-year-old patient who was admitted to a...
  • Hale and hearty: PM medically fit for next 5-year term May 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh got a decisive mandate, but at 76, is he fit for another high stress five year term? His cardiac surgeon Dr Ramakant Panda spoke exclusively to CNN IBN about the PM's medical condition. With PM's history of diabetes, heart problems and the recent coronary artery bypass...
  • Vajpayee weak, but will be discharged soon March 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is recuperating from a chest infection, would be discharged soon, his doctor said Sunday. "He will be discharged today (Sunday) or tomorrow. Vajpayeeji's condition has improved and we feel he is fit to go home now," Randeep Guleria, Vajpayee's personal physician, told...
  • Vajpayee's health stable; docs to decide on releasing him February 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday said they will take a decision on releasing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by this weekend. Admitted at AIIMS with chest infection, Vajpayee is in the ICU on artificial ventilator. His condition is, however, said to...
  • Watch: Meet the surgeons behind PM's heart surgery February 1, 2009

    Dr Ramakanth Panda headed the PM's heart surgery. Panda was assisted by a team of 11 specialists. Dr Panda works with the Asian Heart Institute. Dr Panda was trained in cardiac surgery in AIIMS. ...
  • PM's vital parameters fine, to be in AIIMS for a week January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: It is not just Dr Ramakant Panda, the specialist in 're-do by-pass' surgery who is giving excellent on the PM's health report card. Union Health Minister Ramadoss and a PMO statement said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had an "uneventful night" following his surgery at the All India Institute...
  • PM undergoes bypass surgery | Recovery time: 6 weeks January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a successful marathon surgery in New Delhi on Saturday, during which doctors made five bypasses around blockages in his heart. He was in the intensive care unit (ICU) and was conscious by the night, and would be back to active life within six weeks,...
  • PM tolerated surgery well, doctors signal fast return January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a successful marathon surgery in New Delhi on Saturday, during which doctors made five bypasses around blockages in his heart. He was in the intensive care unit (ICU) and was conscious by the night, and would be back to active life within six...
  • Max owns up to top CII executive's death December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Fifty-eight-year-old Jayant Bhuyan was admitted to Max Healthcare Gurgaon on September 29 following a major cardiac arrest. He was then shifted to Max Devki Devi Heart and Vascular Institute in the Capital for an instant Triple Bypass. Max hospital now accepts that the surgical team headed by...
  • Sri Lankan boy goes through heart surgery in Bangalore September 22, 2008

    Bangalore: A Sri Lankan ative, Sinthujan Jeyakumar, came to Bangalore four days back after a struggle to get out of LTTE-ridden conflict zone for his surgery. He went through a heart valve transplant eight years after being born with a defective heart valve. “I want to run and play like...