IN THE NEWS:
Testimony to the world-class healthcare it provides, Medanta has been acknowledged as the best private healthcare provider in India in the World’s Best Hospitals 2020 survey by Newsweek in partnership with Statista Inc.
Conducted across hospitals in 21 countries, the survey is based on recommendations from medical professionals, results from patient surveys and key medical performance indicators.Read More
Medanta - Gurugram became the first hospital in India to treat aneurysm not amenable to routine surgical clipping and endovascular coiling by using mini flow diverter, a new breakthrough device used to treat very small (<2mm) distal brain aneurysms. The procedure was done successfully using minimally invasive endovascular technique without opening the skull. Until now, treating such aneurysms using surgical clipping and available endovascular devices was a challenge with relatively higher risk.Read More
Osteo-arthritis of the shoulder joint is a progressive disorder characterized by damage to the articular cartilage of humeral head and/or glenoid. It can lead to debilitating functional limitations, compromising the individual’s quality of life. Shoulder Replacement is the only solution for such patients. Reverse Shoulder Replacement has emerged as the preferred technique for dealing with longstanding cases of arthritis/ tendon damage/ fractures or complications arising out of previous treatments or neglect.Read More
PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH:
Globally, prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer and the fifth most common cause of cancer death among men. Its incidence has particularly increased after 1991 with advent of prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening in men over 50 years of age. Most cases present after age of 60 years. Risk factors include older age, family history, race (caucasians).
Prostate cancer rarely causes symptoms at an early stage. The presence of symptoms suggests locally advanced or metastatic disease.Read More