Healthy-Living

January 8, 2015

Mediastinoscopy

Mediastinoscopy is a surgical procedure to examine the inside of the upper chest between and in front of the lungs (mediastinum). During a mediastinoscopy camera.gif, a […]
January 8, 2015

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation – ECMO

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, is best described as long term life support occurring outside the patient’s body. It should be noted, however, that […]
January 8, 2015

Beating Heart Bypass Surgery

When your arteries cannot supply enough blood to your heart, your doctor may recommend coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. One of the most common heart […]
January 8, 2015

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, also known as MICS CABG (Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting) is heart surgery performed through several small incisions instead […]
January 8, 2015

Complex Aortic Surgery

A thoracic aortic aneurysm, an abnormal bulge in a weakened wall of the aorta in the chest area, can cause a variety of symptoms and often […]
January 8, 2015

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting [CABG]

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure used to treat coronary heart disease. Every year, 28,000 CABGs are performed in the UK. Coronary […]
January 8, 2015

Aortic Valve Replacement

The heart has four chambers. There are two small chambers at the top of the heart called atria, and two large chambers at the bottom called […]
January 8, 2015

What is Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement

WHAT IS MITRAL VALVE REPAIR? Mitral valve repair is an open heart procedure performed to treat stenosis (narrowing) or regurgitation (leakage) of the mitral valve . […]
January 8, 2015

A non surgical alternative to open heart surgery- TAVI for the first time in Kerala

What is TAVI ? Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is also know as Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Using an approach similar to the approach used […]
January 8, 2015

Balloon Sinuplasty

Do you suffer from acute sinusitis? For the First Time in Kerala, KIMS has started Balloon Sinuplasty. What is Balloon Sinuplasty? A Breakthrough in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery […]
January 8, 2015

Electro Physiology

Heart rhythm abnormalities can be of two types-Tachycardia and bradycardia.Tachycardia or abnormal increase in heart rate can be physiological or pathological. This pathological increase can be […]
January 8, 2015

Heart Care Tips

The heart is a muscular organ responsible for pumping blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. Taking specific steps to care for your heart […]
January 8, 2015

Endometriosis

Facts About Endometriosis 1) What is endometriosis? The innermost lining of the uterus is called endometriosis. Presence of this tissue outside the uterus is termed endometriosis. […]
January 8, 2015

IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)

What is IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)? Husband’s sperm is collected using special laboratory techniques, healthy sperms are separated and they are transferred into the uterus. Who […]
January 8, 2015

ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection)

ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) Normally during every mid-menstrual period, one of the 2 ovaries releases an ovum. Each ovum is covered by a membrane called […]