Amrita Doctors Performed Surgery Using 3D Technology on Nine Month-Old Infant

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 Faculty on Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Program Review Panel

Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has been appointed to the review panel of the prestigious Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Program in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology by US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF).

Amrita Doctors Perform Complex Bronchoscopic Procedure for a 24-Year-Old Student

The Doctors of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, performed innovative rigid Bronchoscopic procedures on a 24-year-old, resident of Maldives to correct his serious breathing issues. The Interventional Pulmonology team was led by Dr. Tinku Joseph, Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, AIMS.

Faculty Receives Doctors Day Award 2019 at IMA South Zone Celebration

Dr. N. Dinesh, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, has been conferred with prestigious 'Doctors Day Award 2019' (Indian Medical Association, New Delhi, South Zone Doctors Day Celebration) at Kanyakumari on July 20, 2019, in recognition of sustainable philanthropic contributions in health care delivery, exemplary role model life style, altruistic social service and enhancing wholistic well-being.

Dentistry Present Posters at IADR/AADR/CADR General Session - Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Saranya S. K., Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics & Implantology and Dr. Vineetha K., Post Graduate Resident, Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, presented posters at the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session held at Vancouver, BC, Canada,  from June 19-22, 2019.