23-year-old Arshad Gets New Life Via Heart Transplant at Manipal Hospital.

November 21, 2019

Manipal Hospitals Bangalore surgically operated a trailblazing heart transplant to give a spark new of life to 23-year-old, Arshad who was identified with a congenital heart defect at the age of three. The surgery was executed by Dr.Devananda a long with a multi-disciplinary team of doctorsi.e Dr. MuraliKrishna, Dr. Lalchand Bandagi and Dr. Ramesh who hung tough to save the life of young Arshad.Arshad was born with a grave and exceptional heart condition known as Transposition of Great Arteries (TGA), which occurs in 3 percent of all congenital heart defects, and about two-thirds of the cases are related with boys.In TGA, two main arteries carrying blood from the heart to the lungs and body are not connected as they should be and are in reversed position. Ideally, such children need corrective surgery within the first 6 weeks of life. However, in his case, it remained undetected until he attained the age of 3 years. Hence, he was put through a palliative Operative at Chennai. Due to unfortunate complications, he developed viral Infection of the heart making his left ventricle (main pumping chamber) weak which made many surgeons refuse to perform further palliative surgeries.Speaking about the case, Dr. Devananda N S, said, “Arshad has been consulting with us from 2011 when he was just 14 years

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November 21, 2019

Bone-marrow-transplant Bone marrow transplant is a curative line of actions performed to restore bone marrow that has been defiled by disease, infection, or chemotherapy. This process demands transplanting blood stem cells, which travel to the bone marrow where they construct new blood cells and aid the development of new marrow. Bone marrow is the elastic, fatty tissue interior of your bones. It generates the following constituents of the blood:  red blood cells, they carry oxygen and dietary throughout the body  white blood cells, which protect from infection  platelets, which controls the formation of blood clots Bone marrow also contains unformed blood-forming stem cells known as hematopoietic stem cells or HSCs. Most cells are already modified and can only make a replica of themselves. However, these stem cells are unspecialized, meaning they have the ability to multiply through cell division and either remain stem cells or differentiate and mature into many different kinds of blood cells. The HSC found in the bone marrow will construct new blood cells for the whole of your life. A bone marrow transplant re-store your harmed stem cells with healthy cells. This assist your body to make enough white blood cells, plate

November 14, 2019

liver-transplant A liver transplant, also called a hepatic transplant, is a surgical process to replace an unhealthy liver. A liver that no longer functions properly is replaced with a whole or partial healthy liver. The donor liver either comes from a deceased or live donor.Having a healthy liver is essential to survival because your liver is responsible for purification of blood and extraction of toxins from your body. Liver transplant is a last-step measure for chronic (long-term) liver diseases and severe acute (sudden onset) liver deformity. Several people who have undergone liver transplant go on lead perfectly normal lives. The liver transplant survivor rate is also extravagant. Signs and symptoms of diseased liver Gastrointestinal bleeding: As the liver becomes more defiled, the resistance to portal blood flow increases leading to increased pressure in the portal venous system. This portal hypertension allows alternative routes for blood to get back to the heart. These fragile veins, called varices, often line portions of the gastrointestinal tract, especially the esophagus and the stomach, and are susc

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November 7, 2019

Breast-cancerBreast cancer originates from breast tissues and can happen in both males and females. The most typical kind of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma, which originates in the layering of the milk ducts (thin tube like structure that carry milk from the lobules of the breast to the nipple). Another kind of breast tumor is lobular carcinoma, which originates in the convexity (milk glands) of the breast. infiltrating breast tumor is breast tumor that has spread from where it began in the breast ducts or lobules to surrounding normal tissue.

Signs and Symptoms:

The first distinct symptom of breast tumor is basically a lump which feels peculiar from rest of the breast tissues. Most of the cases are discovered when a woman feels a dissimilar piece of mass or a lump either on the breast area or near the armpits. Although the exact causes of breast cancer are unknown but the medical professionals have identified a lot of risk facets. Following are the major signs related to breast cancer:

  • A lump in breast or somewhere around the armpit.
  • Nipular discharge from any of the breast, be it yellow, brown, red or change in its shape.
  • Skin rashes, pain, irritation, redness of skin or unre

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October 29, 2019

Obesity is not only about being heavy. With huge amount of gain in weight loss obesity also brings with it. All type of other medical condition whether it be related to various organs of the body .The psychological disorder of that person, gradually decreasing the life span. BUT surgical procedures have proven successful, vastly to eliminate the obesity along with its complications. Best Quality and economic weight loss surgery can now be adored with our help. We offer all the accommodations, best class surgeons, nursing care and medications in India at the most economic prices. We have collaborations with excellent hospitals, having good relations with Harvard Medical & Johns Hopkins. We offer access to globally renowned doctors who have in their accounts more than 3000 lap band surgeries and gastric bypass surgeries. Here are some most commonly used procedures and all you need to know about them:


  Bariatric surgical procedures causes weight loss by limiting the amount of food reaching the stomach resulting in lesser calorie intake ultimately reduction in the body weight. This technique is applied when other weight loss methods have failed to give stipulated results. These procedures not only help in the reduction of body weight but reduce the appetite of the person. Therefore the patient experiences full after ea

October 24, 2019

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) basically referred to as IVF. IVF is a process of fertilization by deracinating eggs and withdrawing a sperm sample and then physically fusing the egg with sperm outside the body in a test tube or petri dish. The process involves extracting the ovum from the mother’s body and letting the sperm fertilize the egg in a liquid in the laboratory. Once the egg is fertilized and the embryo culture (2-6 days) is done the fertilized zygote is placed back to its natural place, that is the mother’s womb with the intention of getting a successful pregnancy.


IVF is opted for the treatment of infertility and gestational surrogacy. A fertilized egg may be infused into the surrogate’s uterus and the resulting child is genetically unrelated to the surrogate. It may help the childless parent to conceive a baby encountering problems such as fallopian tube blockage in females or low sperm count in males or when the other processes have proved unsuccessful.


IVF is a highly recommended technological procedure which has proved to be most successful amongst all the procedures used by far.

October 12, 2019

Recently I have get a call from Mr. Hainik living in Algeria, asking that my 6 months baby boy is having hole in his heart which is called by doctor Atrial septal defect. I would like to know is there any another approach to close the opening without having open heart surgical procedure. Can ASD/ VSD closure can be done just by medical management? An atrial septal deformity is a hole in heart which separates the two upper chambers medically called as the right atrium and left atrium. We can see the hole in the different part of the septum. Now a days doctors are practicing to close the hole without the open heart surgery but it’s totally depend on the location of the hole in heart. The hole in secundum artrial septal and patent foramen ovale (PFO) can be close without the surgical procedure. This procedure is done in the cardiac catheterization lab without surgery. But we have to know that all the atrial defect in the child can’t handle without the surgery. The Non-surgical procedure to close the hole of heart is by implanting a device into the hole to "plug it up" from inside the heart. This is practiced by passing a little tube (catheter) from a vein situated in the crotch and up into the heart. The methodology is performed in the Cath-Lab and doesn't require open heart procedure. Many medical devices are available for this procedure and the results

September 17, 2019

heart-blockage Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is most common procedure for heart blockage in India and havealmost 100% success rate in good hospitals. Before going for CABG, It is mandatory to confirm how many arteries are blockages by Angiography (CAG). I am sharing the most common causes of heart problems but remember some people have by birth heath defect so there is not a particular or known reason for blockage. As per medical sciences, main causes for congenital heart blockage are due to autoimmune disease such as lupus which is reach to a child from his/her mother’s umbilical cord or heart didn’t develop correctly in womb. We will try to find out the causes of heart blockage which developed later in life; 1. During the any type of previous surgery, can be a cause for cardiac defects, as sometimes the electrical system of heart didn’t work properly 2. Arteries are damaged by previous heart attack which can becaused by spasm of a coronary artery. Due to spasm in coronary arteries blood circulation restricted its function to supply blood to the heart. 3. Changes in your genes can also a cause of arterial blockage. 4. Cardiac disease like heart failure or arterial plaque or infection of heart muscles. Heart failu

August 23, 2019

HEART PROBLEMS AND THEIR TREATMENTSIf you are above 60 of your age and having blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes problem then you are on the target of heart disease. No doubt a person can have heart problems in any stage of life.We are sharing the some warning sign of heart attack but someone can face cardiac problem without any symptoms also. a. Pain or Discomfort in chest b. Light-headedness, nausea, vomiting, heartburn or stomach pain c. Backache, Neck or Jaw pain, continuous cough d. Get exhausted, pain in arm, Shortness of breath, sweating, irregular heartbeats and Snoring All the above symptoms are leading to alarming situation of severe heart disease.There are few types of arteries problems in which heart arteries didn’t supply the nutrients and oxygen to the body by circulating system of blood. If you find out the arteries problems, then usually problems are; a. Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is very common heart disease in which heart can’t pump properly due to weakness of heart muscles. This weakness results the dilated chamber of heart. Usually DCM effects left ventricles. b. Myocardial Infraction (MI) it is commonly known as heart attack. This is usually occ

August 14, 2019


As a Medical Tourism professional over a decade, I have witnessed thousands of complicated and non-complicated surgeries in India and very proud to say that 99.9% surgeries are well-performed and safe. This is because doctors take a strict precaution PRE and POST surgeries. I have seen that nursing staffs and doctors are more careful about patient post-surgery than the pre-surgery to minimize the infection ratio. They follow the guideline set by WHO to improve medical communication and reduce medical complication and negligence during the surgery. Most of the hospitals have no verbal communication policy except emergency. WHO suggests that failed communication in Operation Theatre mostly leads to delay medical recovery and/or infection.

  India is considered one of the cost effective medical tourism destination but I would like to add that cost is very least reason for the growth of Indian medical tourism. No patient is ready to do surgery with high risk what so ever cost is. They are only bothered about quality and safety. Of course it is best if quality and safety comes with minimum budget. Marlin Medical Assistance Pvt. Ltd. knows your wish and requirements and that’s why it ON

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