Author: Ankush Sharma


3rd of August is an important day in the calendar of medical achievements in India. In India, for the first time ,on 3rd August 1994 Prof P Venugopal conducted Heart Transplantation successfully at AllMS, Delhi.  He was honored by Government of India by confirming PADMA SRI for his contribution to the medical field.   It took […]

First Successful Lung Transplantation in Andhra Pradesh

Dr GOKHALE CT ASSOCIATES CREATES A MILE STONE IN TRANSPLANTATION SURGERY IN ANDHRA PRADESH AND IN INDIA                  Dr Gokhale and his team did the  first successful lung transplantation in Andhra Pradesh at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, taking the medical facilities at Hyderabad one more step forward.  There is only one more center in India where […]

Dr.Gokhale Performed a rare surgery and implanted the first heart assist device in Andhra Pradesh

Dr. Gokhale performed a rare surgery and implanted the first Heart Assist Device in Andhra Pradesh, thus saving an old heart patient’s life. The 63 year old homemaker, P.Kasturi from AS Rao Nagar received the first heart assist device, also called Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), under their new Ventricular Assist Device programme. This complicated […]

Who needs Heart Transplantation?

Heart Transplantation is a major heart surgery. It is considered for a patient with heart disease only when there is no other option to make him/her to live longer with quality life and without it person is unlikely to live longer than a few months. Classical indications for Heart Transplantation are: 1.NYHA class III or IV* […]

Yashoda Hospital Conducts Live Workshop On Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery

Our Bureau, Mumbai Monday, April 16, 2012, 14:25 Hrs  [IST] Yashoda Hospital recently organized and conducted a live international workshop on minimal access cardiac surgery also called minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MISC) at its academic hall. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the latest advances and improved outcomes of MISC thus taking it to […]

Oldest man in India to undergo Heart Transplantation

Today a 69 year old man is walking out with a 24 old year old heart, writing a new record in the history of Heart Transplantation in India and creating hope for many patients with damaged hearts.. This patient was suffering from a heart disease- restrictive cardio-myopathy for the last 10 years. He had a […]

Bypass, Heart Transplant Last Resort, Say Experts

Speak of cheaper ways to treat heart ailments A.G.K. Ghokale, consultant cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon at Global Hospitals, asked physicians and practicing doctors to deliver cost-effective medial treatment to heart patients. Addressing the continuing Medical Education workshop, sponsored by Heart Failure Society of India and NTR University of Health Sciences, at KMC, here on Saturday, […]

Seminar on “Live 100 Years and Beyond” on January 27, 2011 at 5.00 p.m.

Seminar on “Live 100 Years and Beyond” on January 27, 2011 at 5.00 p.m. at Surana Udyog Auditorium, Federation House. Now-a-days Heart diseases especially Ischemic heart disease cripples and kills tens of thousands of people all over India every year. It has now assumed epidemic proportions. Heart diseases in our region grew by 300% in […]