First Time in India, Amrita Hospital Performs Rare Treatment for Acute Blood Cancer

A nineteen-year-old female patient was suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia. Her disease slipped into a life-threatening stage even after two cycles of chemotherapy. She did not have a human leukocyte antigen, or HLA matched related or unrelated donor for a stem cell transplant, the standard procedure for such medical situations.

Kerala’s First Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplant Performed at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney (SPK) transplantation in the state of Kerala was performed on a 35-year-old Civil Engineer at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on August 17, 2014. This is the third such successful surgery in India.

Amrita Doctors Gift Pakistani Toddler a Healthy Heart

Two-year-old Hina Tapu from Pakistan has a trauma of hospitals and she starts crying the moment she sees doctors. However, doctors at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here say it will be a thing of past soon as she is unlikely to be hospitalized again for her heart rhythm problem.