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Life after a Heart Transplant

The heart of Kelvin who succumbed to Brain death will continue to beat through Shabeer

Kochi: 39 year old Shabeer had been suffering from end stage heart failure for close to 3 years. He had been diagnosed with heart failure 3 years ago at Kannur due the condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. He underwent medical treatment but gradually deteriorated to the stage where heart transplantation was the only option. He came to Amrita hospital, Kochi 1 year ago for further evaluation and treatment. After evaluation he was listed for heart transplant in the Kerala Network for Organ sharing (KNOS) registry. He rented a house close to the hospital and has been waiting fro a heart for a year now. Due to the lack of organ donors in Kerala for the last few years his wait had become a race against time over the last year and he was starting to lose hope. That was when the alert came for a donor match on 17th of last month.

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Hacks for Frontline Health Workers on War Against COVID from Amrita Hospital

Medical Professionals from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, has come up with the hacks for making face-shields, improvements on standard surgical masks and acrylic barriers to prevent virus-containing aerosols from entering the atmosphere during intubation.

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Amrita Paediatric Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology Services Fully Functional Now

Amrita Paediatric Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology Services Fully Functional Now


Amrita Paediatric Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology Services Fully Functional Now

Amrita Doctor’s Book on Covid-19 Receives Global Acclaim

Dr. Tinku Joseph K. Associate Professor and Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, had put together a book that provided all essential details on the COVID19, novel coronavirus disease. Titled ‘International Pulmonary consensus on Covid-19’ was released on March 14, 2020 and provides substantial information on treatment and preventive strategies on Covid-19 for all health care professionals.

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Telemedicine Services Available for New Patients and Review Patients

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  • Telemedicine services are provided exclusively to those patients who are unable to visit the hospital
  • Revisit patients please ensure that the MRD number/MRD card is with you while availing telemedicine services
  • Telemedicine services will not be available on Sundays and public holidays
  • Telemedicine services will not come under the purview of a medico-legal case.

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