Amrita Doctors Reconstruct India's First Breast Bone of Infant Using 3D Printing

A team of doctors from the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi has carried out a rare surgical procedure using 3D printing technology to give a new lease of life to an infant who was born without a sternum or breast bone – a rare condition known as complete cleft sternum. The doctors made use of 3D model to perform the complex surgery several times and then used titanium to print the implant that was fixed in place in the body of the infant during the surgery.

Amrita Doctor Trained in Advanced Cardiovascular MRI at Red Cross Hospital, Lisbon

Dr. Hisham Ahamed, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Project Lead at the Amrita Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, underwent Advanced Cardiovascular MRI Training, with a focus on the imaging of cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, cardio-oncology and heart failure and transplantation over the period of two weeks at the prestigious cardiac imaging program at the Heart Center, Red Cross Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal, during November 1-15, 2019.

'Best Institution of the Year - Tech & Innovation Eco-system' Award for Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

The School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has been conferred the award of 'Best Institution of the year - Tech & Innovation Eco-system' at the Computer Society of India's (CSI) TechNext India 2019 event at Mumbai, on September 28, 2019.