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  • Dr Abhijit Pawar: A 72-year-old female with 150 kg weight undergoes minimally-invasive spine fusion

    Background: The female had severe back pain and bilateral leg pain. She was 150 kg in weight and mostly confined to the bed because of pain. She had multiple medical problems ...
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant with Sleeve Gastrectomy for metabolic syndrome, a first in the world

    A team of Doctors from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital performed a Combined procedure of a Living Donor Liver Transplant with Sleeve Gastrectomy (Weight reduction/Baria...
  • Dr. Abhijit Pawar: Large Vascular Spinal Tumour With High Risk Of Bleeding Removed Safely

    52 years old Male Mr Pravin Pawar had a large tumour in his sixth thoracic vertebrae. He had weakness in legs as a result of the tumour compressing on the spinal cord. ...
  • Dr. Abhijit Pawar: Complex Spine Surgery With Dislocation Of Cranio - Vertebral Junction With Paraplegia In Young Child

    16 years old male Akash sustained injury to his head while playing Kabbadi. The injury was neglected. He had a dislocation of this cranium (skull) over his cervical spine. ...
  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep: Mal-Absorptive Bariatric Procedure Causing Keshan’s Disease

    A 51-year-old female came with excessive weight loss and cardiomyopathy one year after undergoing laparoscopic mini gastric bypass at another hospital. She had no comorbidi...
  • Dr. Abhaya Kumar: Monster Thoracic Spine Tumour

    Helen, 49 years old female patient came to Kokilaben D Ambani Hospital with upper backache since 8 years on and off. No history of weakness or paresthesia. Neurologically t...
  • Dr. Gursev Sandlas: India’s 1st Robotic Intravesical Bilateral Ureteric Reimplantation

    A 12 year old boy from Jalgaon was brought by parents with complaints of frequent stomach aches. He was investigated in Jalgaon and found to have a unique and rare problem....
  • Dr. Gursev Sandlas: First Robotic Paediatric Surgery

    9 year old boy hailing from Oman complained of intermittent pain in stomach for about 6 months. He was investigated in Oman and found to a PU Junction Obstruction. This...
  • Dr. Anushumala Kulkarni: Doctors operate on the country’s largest parasitic fibroid weighing 5.5 kg

    A 39 year old woman from Mumbai, with no severe symptoms, was in for a rude shock when she discovered that her enlarged abdomen was not excess fat, but a result of the para...
  • Dr. Vibha Verma: ALPPS – Hope in a situation of Despair

    A 45 year old male patient presented to Dr Vibha Varma with a diagnosis of liver cancer and he was told that he had inoperable disease and that nothing could be done. He pr...
  • Dr. Vidyadhar S. Lad: Aortic Dissection Surgery in Renal transplant patient

    Aortic Dissection Surgery in Renal transplant patient. Extended septal myectomy with Mitral valve repair for patients with HOCM & severe Mitral Regurgitation. V...
  • Dr. Trupti Swapnil Pethkar

    Successfully managed following cases- pheochromocytoma excision, Thymoma excision, Esophagectomies, Caesarean sections and Kidney transplants. ...
  • Dr. Sajeev Vengalath: Severely asphyxiated neonates

    Many extreme preterm babies got discharged without any neurological deficit. Two cases of severely asphyxiated neonates after head cooling went home without any neurologi...
  • Dr. Prashant Borade: Successfully diagnosed and treated rare and complex cases

    Successfully diagnosed and treated rare and complex case found in Indian subcontinent like ·  African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness in a 46yrs old ge...
  • Dr. Prashant Bobhate: Abernathy malformation

    Diagnosis and device closure of Abernathy malformation. Helping the patients with pulmonary hypertension, procure and import prostacyclins. (Only drugs which have shown...
  • Dr. Pradnya Gadgil: Epilepsy Surgery (Multilesional)

    Case 1: Epilepsy Surgery (Multilesional) 16-year-old girl came to Dr Pradnya Gadgil from West Bengal with history of frequent seizures since 8 years age. She was experi...
  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep: Robotic Surgeries for Bariatric Surgeries

    Robotic excision of pre coccygeal ganglioneuroma – young female patient, who was unable to conceive due to large pelvic mass. She has now delivered a healthy baby pos...
  • Dr Shailesh N Kamkhedkar: Complex Cardiac Anaesthesia

    Cardiac Anaesthesia for the procedure like complex and high risk CABG, Valve Replacement, Aortic Dissection, congenital heart diseases, complex cardio thoracic surgery Hear...
  • Dr. Avinash Date

    Performed first time in India Star Plating for patellar fracture.   ...
  • Dr.(Mrs.) Sharada Ramesh Kankonkar

    First Time in the country, Introduced HLA Molecular Typing using PCR Technology and detection of Panel Reactive Antibodies in Sensitized Patients  Pre- and Post  ...
  • Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

    First reported case of fertility sparing surgery for cervical cancer (Radical trachelectomy) in India. This surgery was performed on a 4 yr old girl with cervical cancer. ...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar - Arthroscopic Wrist Ligament Repair Surgery

    The TFCC ligament of the wrist can be torn during sporting activities or  following fall. Whilst minor injury to the ligament recovers with Medications & Physiothe...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar - Arthroscopic Hip Labral (Ligament) Repair, Impingement Surgery

    Labral tears of the Hip result from sporting activities or injury & present with hip pain especially during bending movements. Surgery may be indicated when the symptom...
  • Dr. Santanu Sen: Tumour in 1 week old baby

    Naveen(name changed for privacy of patient) was only 1 week old when his doctors told his devastated parents that he has a large tumour in his tummy. A lot of detailed ...
  • Dr. Pranav Chadha

    Base of Skull Chordoma-Excellent outcome > 5 years Ewing's skull parietal-temporal treated with Intensity Modulated Stereotactic Radiotherapy   Trigemi...
  • Dr. Prannath Mehra: 2 successful heart transplants

    Part of 2 successful heart transplant and one BIVAD implantation ...
  • Dr Darshana Sanghvi: Lesion localisation in surgery of refractory focal epilepsy

    Collaboration with multidisciplinary epilepsy team for lesion localisation in surgery of refractory focal epilepsy. MRI guided acute stroke revascularisation therapy ...
  • Dr. Seema Behl: Eye Injury due to tire burst

    Mr Gautam Kamble - came to us with injury in right eye due to tire burst. His eye was painful, red and he could not see anything from that eye except some hand movements. H...
  • Laparoscopic Hand assisted donor right Hepatectomy

    Mr XYZ , 25 year male volunteered to donate the right side of his liver to his mother who was suffering from cirrhosis of liver for which transplant was required. After ful...
  • Dr. Manish Pruthi, Dr Ahmad Quazi, Dr Tanu Singhal: Allograft-vascularized fibula composite for infected non union femur

    XDR tuberculosis in a 16 year old boy A 16 year old boy presented with fever and cough for 1 month duration. The CT was suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis with a pleu...
  • Dr. Manish Pruthi: Total Femur Replacement for Osteosarcoma Femur

    In September 2015, a middle aged man (44 years old) reported that he could not walk or stand for a day. He complained of on and off pain and swelling in his right thigh for...
  • Dr. Abhishek Srivastava: TB Meningitis squeale with spastic paraparesis

    Tuberculosis is one of the most common and devastating diseases affecting mankind. India has largest population suffering from tuberculosis and its sequel. It can affect lu...
  • Dr Jayanti Mani: Pre surgical neuropsychological evaluation of a 23 year old man with h/o seizure disorder

    Nishit had his first seizure at 6 years of age, he had headache, retching, head turning to the  righ followed by whole body shaking and loss of consciousness.  He...
  • Dr. T.B. Yuvaraja: Cancer Kidney- Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

    Mrs. XYZ, a 52 years old female suffering from chronic kidney disease for a long time was found to have tumour in her kidney. She was advised removal of the tumour bearing ...
  • Dr. T.B. Yuvaraja: Cancer Bladder- Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Neobladder

    Mr. ABC, a 48years old smoker with complaints of blood in urine was investigated and found to have a tumour in his bladder. At his home town, as the tumor was very big, he ...
  • Dr. Suchitra Pandit: Quintuplets delivered without any treatment

    This is a case report of spontaneously conceived Quintuplets ( 5 Babies ) without any treatment. Patient was carrying 5 babies. As leaking started, means water bag of one...
  • Dr. Puja Dewan: Third Party Reproduction

    Case 1 - Third Party Reproduction This case involved three parties – eggs from a voluntary egg donor; sperms from the commissioning male [potential father] and wo...
  • Dr. Pravin Kahale: Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction in 55 year old

    A 55 years old male with no significant past history, complained of chest pain on 29-06-15 associated with sweating. He was taken to a private nursing home where he was dia...
  • Dr. Alaric Aroojis: Osteogenesis Imperfecta or Brittle Bone Disease

    Zahraa Thani is a 12 year old Iraqi girl with Osteogenesis Imperfecta or Brittle bone disease, a rare skeletal disease where the bones fracture repeatedly & heal with s...
  • Dr Shantala Vadeyar: Extremely High Risk Pregnancy

    Thrombocytopenia (Low platelets) in pregnancy Mrs PR, a 32 year old lady in her first pregnancy came to consult me at 8 weeks of pregnancy with an extremely low platel...
  • Dr. Suchitra Pandit: Successful Management of a pregnancy in a morbidly obese women referred with eclampsia

    Primigravida Mrs.ABC with 39+4 weeks POG with severe PIH with eclampsia with maternal morbid obesity (BMI – 65.66 kg / m 2) referred from private nursing home (PNH) f...
  • Dr. Mandar Deshpande - The Da Vinci Robotic System

    Case I: PARAPHARYNGEAL SPACE TUMOR A young patient presented with a tumor around his pharynx (the passage that leads from the cavities of the nose to voice box and food...
  • Dr Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni - Finally God has done it!

    An International Patient came to Dr. Anshumala Shukla last year for repeated pregnancy losses, total no 4, at 4 months and 5 months. She had PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Diseas...
  • Dr. Rajendra Sonawane: Rare ‘Central Pancreatectomy ‘ for insulin producing Tumor

    Insulin producing tumour in pancreas is known as insulinomas. High insulin production leads to life threatening attacks of seriously low blood sugar. Diagnosis of such tumo...
  • Dr. Rajendra Sonawane: Laparoscopic total gastrectomy and creation of neo stomach with jejunal pouch for giant multicentric GIST

    Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors are rare GI tumors. A stomach riddled with multiple giant sized (more than 10 cm) GISTs Tumour was successfully removed through laparoscope....
  • Dr. Rajendra Sonawane: Mumbai’s First robotic surgery for cancer of rectum

    At Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, laparoscopic colon and rectal cancer surgery is the standard of care. Recently, state of the art Robotics has added precision, ease ...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Elbow Ligament Reconstruction for Dislocation

    On 14th March 2015, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure using the Internal Brace technique. Elbow dislocation which results from fall or ...
  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep: Tricky tumour removed with Robotic Arm help

    Thane couple Richa and Ramesh (names changed) cannot stop marveling at the advances in medical technology ever since the former underwent an operation about 12 months ago. ...
  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep: 52 year old homemaker was suffering from hypothyroidism and complaints of morbid obesity and severe knee joint pains with progressive difficulty

    Case: A 52 year old homemaker was suffering from hypothyroidism since  eight years and was taking treatment from an Endocrinologist for the same. She came to us with...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: All-Arthroscopic Ankle Ligament Reconstruction (ArthroBostrom procedure) for Chronic Ankle Instability

    On 22nd Nov 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure. Ankle ligament injury occurs due to sporting activities. The Lateral Ankle ligamen...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Complex Shoulder, Elbow Replacement Surgeries

    In 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar has performed Shoulder & Elbow Replacements in International Middle-East patients following Complex fractures from war injuries & also i...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: All-Arthroscopic procedure for Osgood-Schlatters disease of the Knee

    In 2013, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the first in India to perform All- Arthroscopic surgical treatment for this condition. It is seen in Adolescent children usually engaged in ...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Hip Arthroscopy assisted Surgery for Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of Hip joint using Autologous Bone Marrow Cells

    On 9th August 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure. 1) AVN of the Hip joint is a condition where there is a focal loss of blood suppl...
  • Dr. Preetha Joshi | Dr. Vinay Joshi: ECMO Treatment to treat 2.5 month old infant

    Extracorporeal Membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is the only life-saving technology available to support and rest organs in case of organ failure- heart, lungs etc Last mont...
  • Tricky tumour removed with robotic arm help

    Thane couple Richa and Ramesh (names changed) cannot stop marveling at the advances in medical technology ever since the former underwent an operation two months ago. A rob...
  • Dr. Abhaya Kumar | Percutaneous Balloon compression treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia

    A 87 year old women suffering from left Trigeminal Neuralgia for last 10 years was admitted with us recently. She had tried conservative treatment with medicines. She had r...
  • Dr. Shirish Hastak | Once is Not Enough

    66 year old male with past history of hypertension on regular treatment presented with sudden onset of weakness of left arm and leg with facial deviation...
  • Dr. Alaric Aroojis | Bilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) on 14 year old

    Chisom, a fourteen year old Nigerian boy was not unduly worried when he noticed a slight pain in his thighs after returning from school one day. However, over a period of...
  • Dr. Shreyash Gajjar | Shoulder Reconstruction Using The Arthrex Dog-Bone Implant

    On 15th February 2013, Dr. Shreyash Gajjar, Consultant, Arthroscopy & Trauma Surgeon, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai was the first in India to perform an...
  • Dr. Jaydeep Palep | For The First Time In Western India: Application of Robotic Surgery in Bariatrics

    Case: A 52 year old homemaker was suffering from hypothyroidism since the last eight years and was taking treatment from an endocrinologist for the same. She came to us...
  • Dr. Suchitra N. Pandit | A challenging case of Primigravida with 37 weeks of Pregnancy with Multiple Fibroids

    A 34 year old primigravida with huge multiple fibroids, under the care of Dr. Suchitra N. Pandit (Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KDAH) delivered a baby on 6th D...
  • Dr. Sanjay Pandey | Recurrent Haematospermia In A Young Male

    Background: A 34 year old married male presented with recurrent episodes of fresh bleeding in semen during ejaculation that was also seen on undergarments on waking u...
  • Dr. Sanjay Pandey | Torsion of the Spermatic Cord

    Background: Torsion of the spermatic cord is a true surgical emergency of the highest order. Sudden onset orchialgia (pain in scrotum) in a young male should be c...
  • Dr. Niranjan N Rathod | Reduced Intensity Conditioning (RIC) Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant (PBSCT)

    Mr. P.S. a 50 year old man was diagnosed as case of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), 2 months back. Patient received induction chemotherapy at reputed hosp...
  • Dr. Niranjan N Rathod | Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (BMT) | Stem Cell Transplant

    Mr. N S a 27 years old gentleman was diagnosed to have Aplastic Anaemia 6 months back and have been having low haemoglobin, wbc count and platelet count ...
  • Dr. Shirish Hastak - Brain Attack Or Stroke: The New Hope | Neurology

    Brain attack or stroke is a block or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain. In India about 14 lakh people every year suffer from this dreadful disorder ...
  • Dr. Suchitra Pandit, Dr. Vinay Joshi and Dr. Preetha Joshi | Gynaecologist & NICU Team

    Mrs. Shreya Singh Jitan delivered a healthy baby boy (2.8 Kgs) today at 5.35 pm. She was with us in the hospital for 3 months (since Feb, 2011). She had presented with a ...
  • Dr. Hemant Vadeyar, Dr. Geeta Billa and Dr. Ankur J. Shah | Liver Transplation

    Mr R. M., a 53 year old gentleman, had been suffering from cirrhosis of the liver for some time and had been under treatment from various doctors within the city. The cau...
  • Dr. J. J. Dalal | Cardiology

    A 92 year old man suffered from an acute myocardial infarction. He was hospitalized and thrombolized.In spite of full 15 day medical therapy, he continued to have symptom...
  • Dr. Subhash Agal | Gastroenterology

    Dr. Subhash Agal A 36 yrs old women presented to Kokilaben Hospital on 23rd March 2009 with history of Recurrent Cholangitis for last six months. She was seen by ...
  • Dr. Mihir Bapat | Orthopaedics

    A 30yr old man came to Kokilaben Hospital with severe pain in the right leg and a stiff back. He said that he was unable to do any activity due to pain. He had consulted ...
  • Dr. Abhaya Kumar | Neurosurgery

    A 87 year old women suffering from left Trigeminal Neuralgia for last 10 years was admitted with us recently. She had tried conservative treatment with medicines. ...
  • Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala | Orthopaedics

    Times of India New cell therapy can help avert knee replacement Mumbai : In the three years that he was bedridden due to painfully swollen knees, Malad resident Moh...
  • Double Switch Surgery- Performed Successfully For The First Time in Mumbai | Cardiovascular Surgery Paediatric

    The Pediatric Cardiac team at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital led by Dr Suresh Rao has written a new chapter in the history of Pediatric Heart Surger...
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