Success Stories

Rare surgery helps woman move sholuder

For four years, 78-year-old Shakuntala from Mumbai suffering unrelenting pain in her shoulder and could not move it even for daily activities. Despite visiting several physicians and undergoing physiotherapy, she could not find any relief. Tests and CT scans revealed … View More »

A rare tumor of the Trigeminal area successfully removed in a 42-year old Assamese

A rare tumor of the trigeminal area successfully removed in a 42 year old Assamese With over 50 million cases per year, in the United States alone, headaches top the list of the most common afflictions in humans.  More than … View More »

Healing Hearts beyond Boundaries : Successful Heart Transplant performed on a 40-year old Pakistani

40 year old Pakistani National undergoes complex heart transplant at the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Cardiac Care at Fortis Malar, Chennai. Key Highlights: 40 year old man with severely depressed heart function Pumping efficiency (Ejection Fraction) less than 15% … View More »

Micro Vascular Decompression surgery performed on woman suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia

Doctors at Fortis Malar Hospital were instrumental in giving Tirupati based 50 year old Shakuntalamma a new lease on life. She was suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia -sudden usually unilateral severe brief stabbing recurrent pains in the distribution of one or … View More »

Stone-like materials chiseled away from man’s heart

Cardiac Surgeons at Fortis Malar Hospital  recently laid down their scalpels for chisels and hammers to mend the heart of a 53-year-old worker. The patient had three stone-like objects – one as large as a lemon. Two of them were … View More »

Saving a snake bite victim from the jaws of death using ECMO

In Another medical breakthrough, Fortis Malar Hospital managed to rescue a snake bite victim from the jaws of death, after the venom put his lungs to waste — they put him on an ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) machine so … View More »

58-year old businessman awaiting transplant gets a mechanical device (LVAD), an alternate to heart transplant

~ Widespread scope for application as a permanent solution for heart failure patients ~ Fortis Malar Hospital successfully implanted India’s first HeartMate II LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) on a 58 year old gentleman suffering from combined renal and heart … View More »

Artificial Heart Technology (ECMO) aided Heart Transplant on a 38-year old woman from Delhi

Airlifted from Delhi to Chennai for heart transplantation Patient was in severe heart failure and went into severe cardio vascular collapse. Resuscitated by artificial heart technology (ECMO) while waiting for transplant which improved the condition of the multiple organ failure … View More »

10 Kg Tumour removed from woman at Fortis Malar Hospital

In a highly unusual medical case, a team of doctors at Fortis Malar Hospital recently saved the life of a 62 year old woman suffering from a 10 kg Ovarian cyst or Mucinous Cystadenoma. The patient approached the hospital after … View More »