Primary Angioplasty – A Life saving Procedure

The international accepted door to balloon time (time at which the patient reaches the hospital with on-going heart attack to the time actually the balloon opens the block and restores the blood flow to the muscles of the heart) intervention is within 90 minutes and 3 to 6 hours from the onset of heart attack for blockages need to be removed. It all begins of course with the involvement of the community, from the family physician to the ambulance services, nursing homes to create awareness and help the patient reach the Emergency Centre of Super Specialty hospitals like K J Somaiya Hospital, where this level of care is made possible.

बहीरेपणा : कारणे,उपाय व काळजी

आपले मुल बहीरे जन्माला येणे जसे कुणाला आवडणार नाही तसेच आपण अथवा आपले नातेवाईक जन्मानंतर बहीरे झालेलेही कुणाला चालणार नाही.. शब्दं,स्पर्श, रुप,रस व गंधं यातली पहीली तन्मात्रा म्हणजे शब्दं..शब्दं म्हणजे बोलण्यातून व्यक्तं होणे,ऐकण्यातून शिकणे व गाण्यातून रिझवणे..यातूनच विज्ञान व कला व्रुद्धींगत होतात..अशी ही शैक्षणिक नैसर्गिक देणगी विविध कारणांमुळे नाकारली गेली तर माणसाच्या जीवनातील खूप मोठा आनंदं हिरावला जातो व यामुळेच बहीरेपणाच्या शापमुक्तिचा हा दिवस उपाययोजनेच्या द्रुष्टीने डॉक्टर आणि रुग्ण यांचेसाठी महत्वाचा व अपेक्षांचा ठरतो

Two decades ago Alzheimer's disease was considered relatively rare in the Indian sub-continent, however going by the current number of patients afflicted (more than 4 millions), the condition demands awareness, attention ,treatment and added institutional care centers.

Alzheimer's is a neurodegenerative dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

In India, we have an estimated 4.6 million people with corneal blindness that is curable through corneal transplantation made possible by eye donation. There is a 24 hour dedicated toll-free helpline number 1919, to address queries and direct you to the nearest eye donation centre. Another toll-free number 8010247247 is also available.

Tiny steps – a big step forward

 Says Pinky’s mother “ I am very thankful to the entire Neurophysiotherapy team. Today my daughter is able to walk only because of physiotherapy.  My family members also praised the entire Somaiya physiotherapy team.”

Service to humanity is at the core of what we wish to do. When a young woman, who has suffered in life, has no support system, is suffering from Cancer and HIV- who has been rejected by many hospital, reaches the doors of KJ Somaiya Hospital - our doctors lived up to our belief. A touching chronicle of care and medical aid. Dr Pundalik Sonawane, Dr. Sanket Mehta, Dr.Amiti gave the patient back her dignity.

When should you wash your hands?

As Monsoon arrives, it could also bring with it higher probabilities of catching an infection.It is important to keep your hands clean at all times to reduce the possibility of catching infection to the bare minimum.

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