This article was originally published here J Cardiovascular Med (Hagerstown). 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000001296. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The number of elderly patients undergoing heart surgery is increasing. Age over 80 years has been identified as an important independent risk factor for short- and long-term survival. TheRead More →

SINGAPORE – A sci-fi trope has come true with Singapore’s first holography-guided heart surgery successfully conducted by a team of surgeons from the National University Heart Center in Singapore (NUHCS). Doctors, wearing holographic visors, could see a three-dimensional (3D) hologram of the patient’s heart, derived from a scanner and projectedRead More →

MaharashtraMinister of Medical Education and Cultural Affairs Amit Deshmukh congratulated Dr Kalyan Munde, Head of Cardiology at JJ Hospital, for successfully performing surgery on a two month old child. According to reports, ventricular communication surgery (VDS) was performed on a two-month-old baby weighing 3.5 kg in Bombay‘s JJ Hospital lastRead More →