Success Stories

Fortis Malar had Successfully Stented Tight Basilar Artery Stenosis Along with Angioplasty

A 64 yr old man presented with mild vertigo of one-week duration. MRI showed a cerebellar infarct and a small PCa infarct. While on IMWX and dual antiplatelets he has a stroke while waiting for an angiogram in the cath … View More »

World’s smallest and lightest leadless pacemaker MICRA implanted at Fortis Malar Hospital

Dr E BABU MD, DM, FNB, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, FAPSIC, Consultant heart Failure & Interventional Cardiologist, Fortis Malar Hospital, Adyar, Chennai Young National Ambassador of European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) for India 31 years lady diagnosed to have … View More »

Rare procedure performed by Dr.Nithya Ramamurthy

A 51yr old lady with a history of profuse vaginal bleeding during her periods for about a year along with severe lower abdominal consulted Dr. Nithya Ramachandran at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai The patient was aslo known to have had … View More »

Fortis Malar Team under supervision of Dr. K R Balakrishnan successfully conducts Charitable Paed. Cardiac Surgery Mission in Palestine.

“Fortis Malar Hospital, under the supervision of Dr. K R Balakrishnan along with 9 other clinical team members consisting of 1 Paed. Cardiac Surgeon(Dr. Ganapathy Krishnan), 1 Paed. Cardiologist Dr. V K Swami), 1 Chief Cardiac Care Anesthetist (Dr. Suresh … View More »

Back to Back Heart Transplantation in 6 Hours of Time

One 26th February 2016, Fortis Malar created yet another record by performing two heart transplantations in a matter of 6 hours. A total of 2650 kms were covered by the Transplant co-ordination team to bring two donated hearts from Aurangabad, … View More »

45 Minutes After His Heart Stopped, Doctors Brought Back His Life

In a complex procedure that reflected its commitment to technological advancement with its path breaking work, Fortis Malar took a leap forward by using Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) to revive a man nearly 45 minutes after his heart had stopped … View More »

For the First Time in India – Donor Heart Transported by Helicopter

A 45-year-old man was declared brain-dead in a private hospital, Vellore. The patient’s family came forward to donate his organs so that others can benefit. Fortis Malar’s organ transplant coordinator, Sathish received an alert about this and his team started … View More »

90 Years Old Yet Young At Heart

90 year old gentleman, resident of choolaimediu, manager by occupation for past 30 years post his retirement from Indian Railways, walked into our OPD with complaints of chest discomfort on minimal exertion. We assessed his daily routine and found that … View More »

Prestigious Double Helical National Health award 2017 bestowed upon Dr. KR Balakrishnan from Fortis Malar Hospital

Chennai, 30th May 2017: Internationally renowned Indian Cardiac Transplant surgeon,Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Director – Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant was awarded the prestigious Double Helical National Health Award 2017. The award was bestowed upon Dr. … View More »

South Asia’s Successful bilateral lung transplant for a patient with pulmonary hypertension by Fortis Malar

SUCCESSFUL BILATERAL LUNG TRANSPLANT GIVES NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO A YOUNG UKRAINIAN BOY Chennai, 9th June 2017:  In a first-of-its kind transplant surgery, a team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital conducted a successful bilateral lung transplant on twenty … View More »