Technology in surgery has seen several leaps of advances in the past few decades;. from conventional open surgeries to minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic techniques, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgeries and more recently, robotic assisted minimally invasive surgeries.
A replica of Lucy, the female hominid species believed to be the first ancestor of the human race on earth, shares the vast room that houses some 8,000 human hearts.
It’s Katungi’s second visit to Chennai’s well-known heart specialty hospital, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, and most of the doctors and staff members at this hospital have already become her friends as she has been here with her mother for some days now after a successful open-heart surgery.
The country’s first indigenous Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Replacement (TAVR) device, an important milestone that made the Indian med-tech industry proud, was successfully developed in this tiny town.
India’s ace rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal was the best bet for the country to qualify for the semifinals in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. His beginning in the quarter-finals of the men’s single sculls was strong. He kept a steady pace, maintaining the second position in most part of the race.