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 Faculty to Speak at TEDx at KTIZ Kalamassery, Kochi

Dr. Gitanjali Natarajan, Head of Department and Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, will be speaking about Anger Management at TEDxMEC2019, organized by Model Engineering College on September 22, 2019, at KTIZ, Kalamassery, Kochi.

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.

Amrita Doctors Reconstruct 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.