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 Institute of Medical Sciences to Come up in Faridabad

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital), based in Kochi, Kerala, is recognized as one of the premier hospitals in South Asia. The construction of the new branch of the hospital is in full-swing at Faridabad with 2,400 beds, making it the largest in the country and perhaps, even in Asia. The hospital’s extensive infrastructure offers facilities comprising 28 modern operating theatres, 275 well-equipped intensive-care beds, a fully computerized and networked Hospital Information System (HIS), a fully digital radiology department, 17 NABL accredited clinical laboratories and 24/7 telemedicine service.

Amrita Doctor Delivers Lecture at the European Charcot Foundation Symposium

Dr. R. Suresh Kumar, Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amrita Health Sciences, Kochi, delivered an invited lecture on “Newer Diagnostic Criteria and Classification in Multiple Sclerosis”, in the prestigious European Charcot Foundation Symposium which was held in association with the National Subsection Conference ICTRIMS 2019, under the aegis of Indian Academy of Neurology, at Kolkata, from August 16 -18, 2019. 

Amrita Doctors in Organising Committee of ‘Spine 2019’ National Medical Conference

The Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association of India (NSSA) in association with the Cochin Spine Society will organize an International Conference on Spine Surgery ‘Spine 2019’ from August 30 to September 1, 2019. Dr. Sajesh K. Menon, Organising Chairman and Professor and HoD of Neurosurgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, said that highly advanced technologies, implants and advanced surgical techniques like minimally invasive or keyhole spine surgery have enabled safe conduct of complex spinal procedures. As prelude to the conference, a cadaveric workshop will be held on August 29 at AIMS.