June 19, 2022 0

Inherited heart disease in children


The estimated number of children to be born with a heart defect in India is more than two lakh per year. Though about 85 to 95 percent of these children survive into adulthood due to better surgical and non-surgical techniques, they need to understand heritability and passing on of the disease to the next generation when they enter into the reproductive age group.


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November 21, 2021 0

Tricuspid valve repair helps patients with ‘leaky heart valves’ to do better

By Team FM

The study also found that the patients who underwent tricuspid valve repair along with mitral valve surgery did not have their condition (tricuspid regurgitation) advancing to a severe stage

September 9, 2021 0

Six-month-old gets liver transplant in Kerala

By Divya Choyikutty

The girl is also one of the youngest to undergo portal vein stenting Doctors from VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, have recently carried out a successful liver transplant surgery on a...

June 10, 2020 0

Galactosemic cataract


A 3-year-old male was brought to us by his parents with complaints of bilateral progressive lenticular opacity since early childhood. Elsewhere child was diagnosed to have a developmental cataract and...


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April 12, 2022 0

Intuitive launches new App for surgeons using da Vinci surgical systems 

By Team FM

The mobile app is also part of Intuitive’s digital and data support strategy as it serves as a digital portal to many parts of the Intuitive ecosystem — connecting its...


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December 11, 2021 0

India approves selumetinib for neurofibro matosis type 1 children

By Gopakumar

D rugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has cleared Selumetinib 10 mg and 25mg capsules for the treatment of Pediatric patients above 3 years of age and older with neurofibromatosis...