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Thyroid Camp on May 25 as part of World Thyroid Day
25
May

The Department of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at VPS Lakeshore is organizing a Thyroid Camp as part of the World Thyroid Day on May 25 to assess Cancerous and Non-Cancerous Thyroid Tumours.

Benefits for registrants include,

- Free registration & consultation
- 50% discount on tests like Thyroid Function test, Ultrasound of Neck, Videolaryngoscopy, Serum Calcium and Serum Electrolyes, as recommended by the doctor.

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Nun donates kidney to her sibling nun
19
May

VPS Lakeshore becomes the centre for yet another unique Kidney Transplantation procedure, where a nun becomes the kidney donor for her elder sister who happens to be also a nun. The successful transplantation was performed by Dr. Abi Abraham M, Director of Department of Nephrology, Dr. Geroge P. Abraham, Head of Department of Urology & Kidney Transplantation along with Dr. Mohan A. Mathew, Chief of Anesthesia & Crtitical Care and their team.

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World IBD Day Awareness Session
19
May

In connection with World IBD Day, the Gastroenterology team consisting of Dr. Abraham Koshi, Dr. Roy J. Mukkada, Dr. Anthony Chettupuzha and Dr. Jose Francis spoke about the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and answered the public's doubts about Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

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Gastro Medical Camp from May 18 to May 31, 2017
18
May

In connection with World IBD Day(May 19) and World Digestive Health Day(May 29), the Department of Gastroenterology will be conducting a Medical Camp from May 18 to 31, 2017, to assess,

-Gas Trouble
-Piles
-Fatty Liver
-Alcohol related disease
-Hepatitis/Jaundice
-Early Cancer Screening
-Ulcerative Colitis
-Crohn's Disease

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-Free registration & consultation.
-50% discou

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CEO distributing prizes to winners of Intenational Health Olympiad
13
May

Mr. S.K. Abdulla, CEO - VPS Lakeshore, distributing prizes to the winners of the International Health Olympiad, an international level quiz competition on health for children on May 13, 2017.



 

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CMD addresses nurses on International Nurses Day 2017
12
May

Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, CMD, VPS Lakeshore addressing and appreciating the nurses for their hardwork and compassion on the occasion of International Nurses Day 2017.














 

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International Nurses Day 2017 celebrations of VPS Lakeshore
12
May

“For You Always”
Our nursing staff with the elderly in pain and palliative care at St Joseph's Old Age Home, Maradu.




 

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Asthma Checkup Camp from May 2 to May 6, 2017
02
May


In connection with World Asthma Day 2017, the Pulmonology Department in association with the Paediatrics Department is planning to conduct a checkup camp from 2nd to 6th May, 2017 at the  Hospital.

The following benefits would be offered for the camp registrants:

- Free registration & 50% discount on consultation charges for Pulmonology and Paediatrics.
- 50% discount on investigations including PFT, Chest X-Ray, Serum IgE, Blood RE and Allergic Sk

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Spine CME by department of Spine Surgery
30
Apr

The Department of Spine Surgery at VPS Lakeshore organised a CME on the topic "Decision Making in Spinal Disorders - Basic and Beyond", at Hotel Holiday Inn, Kochi on 30th April 2017. At the event, a panel of expert doctors from various hospitals discussed the latest advancements in diagnosing spinal disorders.

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Transplant Update conducted for Nephrologists
29
Apr

The Department of Nephrology at VPS Lakeshore conducted a two day long transplant update for nephrologists and post graduate trainees at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Kochi on 29th and 30th April, 2017. The meeting was attended by nephrologists from the entire state and different parts of the country. Dignitaries who spoke included DR Vinay Sakhuja, former dean of PGI Chandigarh and Dr Santhosh Varghese, professor and head of nephrology at CMC Vellore.

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WORLD HEALTH DAY programs conducted at VPS Lakeshore.
13
Apr

In connection with WORLD HEALTH DAY on April 7th 2017,The Department of Psychiatry and the  Department of Clinical Nutrition at  VPS Lakeshore  jointly organized various programmes which was inaugurated by CEO Mr. S.K .Abdulla. Dr. Xavier.P.J ,Consultant Psychiatrist delivered a  lecture on “ How to overcome Depression & various Mood Disorders”. Mrs. Usha Suresh Babu , Chief Dietician delivered  talk on the Importance of Good Nutrition to Beat depressi

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Thyroid Cancer Conclave held in Kochi
12
Apr

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VPS Lakeshore CEO, Mr.S.K.Abdulla, inaugurating and handing over 30,000 jute bags to Maradu Municipality officials as a part of CSR activity
10
Apr

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CME Inaugration
08
Apr

CME Inaugration & Radio Iodine Therapy Inaugration

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Co2 laser system Inaugration By Shri.K.V.Thomas MP
08
Apr

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Awareness session on depression and healthy food habits by Dr. Xavier.P.J Sr. Consultant Psychiatrist and the Nutrition team in connection with World Health Day 2017 programme held at VPS Lakeshore
07
Apr

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High Dose Radionuclide therapy system
07
Apr

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Invitation for the inauguration of High Dose Radio Nuclide Therapy & Carbon Dioxide Laser System at VPS Lakeshore, Kochi
05
Apr

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VPS Lakeshore opens pharmacy at Cochin
05
Apr

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VPS Lakeshore opened pharmacy at Cochin International Airport
04
Apr

VPS Lakeshore opened its 24 hour pharmacy, VPS Lakeshore Medicals, at the Domestic Terminal of the Cochin International Airport on Tuesday. The pharmacy was inaugurated by Shri. V. J. Kurian IAS, Managing Director, Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), in function attended by the top delegates of CIAL and VPS Lakeshore. All essential medicines are available at the pharmacy and is accessible to the public round the clock.

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Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Camp at Adimali
02
Apr

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Medical Camp at Adimali
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World TB day programmes at VPS Lakeshore
27
Mar

In connection with World TB DAY - 2017, the Dept. of pulmonary medicine, microbiology and clinical nutrition at VPS Lakeshore hospital jointly organized various programmes  on 24/03/2017.  Dr. Hari Lakshmanan, consultant, Dept. of pulmonary medicine, delivered lectures on the various aspects of the disease to the public and good nebulization practice to staff nurses. The Dietary team

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Arthritis,Joint Replacement Camp at VPS Lakeshore
23
Mar



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Inaugration of Joint Replacement, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics & Physiotherapy Camp
22
Mar



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Medical Camp at VPS Lakeshore
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Mar



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Keralas first hip replacement using 3D model
13
Mar



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Awareness program on Kidney diseases held
11
Mar

 



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VPS Lakeshore doctors Removes 30 year old fish bone from the tongue
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Mar



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G.O. on Coronorary Stents
02
Mar

GOVERNMENT NOTICE

 

Cost of Coronorary Stents being used in VPS Lakeshore



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Indias first Ultrabutton Knee Surgery in VPS Lakeshore
03
Feb

 



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Keralas first organ donor from outside the state saves two lives
13
Feb



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Knowledge-sharing on joint-replacement
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Feb



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Dr. V.P. Shamsheer inaugurates the 23rd annual conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
04
Feb

Concept of affordable critical care, the talking point

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Award for Best Video Presentaion
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Feb



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VPS Lakeshore introduces Orthokine therapy in Kerala for treating joint diseases
03
Feb

Kochi: Taking the lead, VPS Lakeshore Hospital introduced Orthokine, a modern method used for the treatment joint diseases and discogenic back pain, in Kerala and successfully applied it in many patients in the first month of its introduction. Orthokine therapy is used for treating osteoarthritis, degenerative changes of the joints and chronic aseptic inflammation and occupational diseases, related to excessive load on the musculoskeletal system, including athletes and those engaged in strenu

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VPS Lakeshore doctors perform first ACL reconstruction using Ultrabutton in India
01
Feb

Kochi: Doctors at VPS Lakeshore successfully performed the first Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction using Ultrabutton Technology in India. According to doctors, the new technique helps in preserving remnants of the tissue, which in turn helps in preserving propioception and quicker healing.

 

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Gastroenterology CME by doctors of VPS Lakeshore, at IMA Cherthala
28
Jan



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Anti Tobacco Awareness session by doctors of VPS Lakeshore at Bhavans Vidya Mandir School, Elamakkara
25
Jan



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Cardiology CME by VPS doctors at IMA-Muvattupuzha
20
Jan



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Anthem Knee Coverage
11
Jan



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AOSpine International, Switzerland, selects VPS doctor as international spine faculty representing Asia-Pacific
11
Jan

Kochi: Switzerland-based AOSpine International, an international organization of spine surgeons, has selected Dr. Krishnakumar R., Consultant Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi as an international spine faculty representing Asia-Pacific region. AOSpine is an international community of spine surgeons generating, dis­trib­uting and exchanging knowledge to advance science and the spine care profession through research, education, and community development.

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Session on stress managment by doctors of VPS Lakeshore at Ilahiya Engineering College
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Jan



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Learning Friendly Ernakulam District programme
06
Jan

Ernakulam District Collector Sri.Mohammed.Y.Safirulla inaugurating the "Learning Friendly Ernakulam District" programme on 6/1/2017 which provides training for teachers on learning disability. The project is initiated by Child Care Centre and District Administration in association with VPS Lakeshore,

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Delhi Professor turns an angel to Kerala bus employee
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Jan

 



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Monishs vision saves five
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Dec

 



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Fr. Shibu Kidney Donation
22
Dec



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LLH Hospital Musaffah wins SKEA Silver Award
21
Dec



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Workshop on hip replacement news coverage
20
Dec

 

    
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07
Dec



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CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP FOR DR.MOHAN. A .MATHEW
09
Dec



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Workshop on Hip Replacement
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Jan



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VPS Lakeshore to celebrate World Diabetes Day 2016.
09
Nov

A Diabetes Checkup camp is to be conducted from 14th November to 13th December 2016. Avail yourself a detailed checkup package worth Rs. 8000 now offered at a very subsidised rate of Rs. 2500 during this period on a first come first serve basis. ECG & TMT for the Heart, Ultra Sound Abdomen for Liver Check and Fundoscopy for eye checkup are also included in the detailed package. Consultations of a Diabetologist and Ophthalmologist will be made available. Consultation and checkup would be b

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Ultra - modern Neuro-monitoring services launched at VPS Lakeshore!
07
Nov



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Knee Replacement Surgery performed first time in South India using Vitamin E Polyinsert Implant.
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Oct



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Media's should be the torch bearers of the people, and not their supporters, says Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil @ KUWJ State meeting- Kochi Oct 15
15
Oct

Honest journalism plays a humongous role in maintaining the common well-being of the society. And this should be always the principle of a true journalist. The reflection of professional journalism should always be honesty. And it should be their primary responsibility always.

Journalists should always be truth-seekers.
Be it in Newspaper, TV or online Media, a journalist sho

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Children's Heart Centre inaugurated at VPS Lakeshore
17
Oct

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Rare Brain Surgery for Tumour done at VPS Lakeshore using local Anaesthesia!
10
Oct



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World Mental Health Day Organised by VPS Lakeshore .
14
Oct



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Sheikh Shahadul, the Bengali youth who was hit by a racing bike says a big 'thank you' to the kind hearted people of Kochi!
11
Oct

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"Sneha Sparsham" organised by VPSLakeshore .
02
Oct

The act of giving new life to a person is something close to divinity! "Sneha Sparsham" organised by VPSLakeshore was for uniting and sharing the experiences between 10 donors and 65 receivers along with their families.



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SNEHA SPARSHAM : Honouring The Advent Of New Life From Selfless Sacrifice
01
Oct

Organ donation is a sensitive topic, subject to a lot of emotions. These emotions are usually very strong; as well they should be; because the act of giving new life to a person is something close to divinity. And more than often the recipients tend to develop a strong attachment to the donors and their family, so close in fact that they themselves feel like extended family. “SNEHA SPARSHAM” is a VPS Lakeshore initiative, it is a function organized to host a get-together for these

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Brain-dead Plus Two student saves six lives.
30
Sep

A 19 year old plus two student, Sarath P. S, hailing from Eramalloor suffered a serious injury in an accident when a car rammed into his bike and was shifted to VPS Lakeshore on deteriorating condition. He was declared brain dead and it was with a heavy heart that his family decided to donate his vital organs. The organs harvested includes two kidneys, liver, heart and corneas, thereby providing a new lease of life to six individuals, Selected from the Mrithasanjeevani Registry of State Gover

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VPS Lakeshore all set to create a new standard of excellence in the healthcare industry...
27
Sep

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Award of Honour to Prof. Dr. H. Ramesh, Mch., FRCS, Director , VPS Lakeshore
20
Sep

Institute of Surgical Gastroenterology, Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital, Chennai has presented the Award of Honour to Prof. Dr. H. Ramesh, Mch., FRCS, Director , VPS Lakeshore. He has been chosen to deliver, Institute Day Oration for the year 2016 on Pancreatic Cancer: Who lives? Who dies?

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Seven lives saved through organ donation!
16
Sep

Vishnu G Krishnan (25), a welder by profession was seriously injured in a road accident & moved to VPS Lakeshore as his condition started to deteriorate. He was declared brain dead last Monday. The family and siblings of Vishnu decided to donate his vital organs like Kidneys, Small Intestine, Liver, Corneas and Heart for giving a fresh lease of life for seven people.

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Endoscopic Ultrasound guided coiling to stop bleeding from duodenal vessel due to Portal Hypertension
17
Sep

In a video presentation Dr. Roy J Mukkada,Head Dept. of Gastroenterology at VPS Lakeshore, presented at the Digestive Disease week Conference held in Santiago, USA, a video of the rare procedure where bleeding from duodenal vessel is stopped by endoscopic ultrasound guided coiling. In our hospital; we are doing EUS guided coiling for bleeding from gastric vessels and duodenal vessels with excellent results. This video is accepted for publication by Journal of Gastrointestinal endoscopy and av

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Dr.Rajesh Simon, Foot & Ankle Surgeon at VPS Lakeshore has been elected as the Secretary of the Indian Foot and Ankle Society.
27
Aug



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Injury of Spinal Cord treated through Laparoscopic Spine Surgery at VPS Lakeshore.
31
Aug



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The Ortho Specialists at VPS Lakeshore performed the Ist Knee Replacement Surgery in Kerala using 3D Knee Armour Coat System.
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Aug



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Appendix replaces Urinary tract in a rare operation done at VPS Lakeshore.
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Sep



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12 year old Omani girl undergoes complex spine surgery for scoliosis correction in VPS Lakeshore
01
Sep

Kochi: Spine surgery department at VPS Lakeshore hospital,Kochi have successfully done a complicated scoliosis correction surgery on a 12 year old Omani girl student. The team led by Dr. Krishnakumar R, Consultant Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon has done a complex corrective surgery to straighten the 90 degree curved spine.

Mariyam, hailing from Sur, Oman was diagnosed to have scoliosis – a condition in which the spine or the back bone bends sideways associated with protrusion of th

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Heart devices and ablation therapy Coverage
24
Aug



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Indias first 3 D Laparoscopic Appendix substitution of ureter Performed at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Cochin
02
Aug

Forty two year old male patient who had been suffering from right lower abdominal pain was undergoing treatment at various hospitals for 3months with no relief. He was then admitted to the urology department at VPS Lakeshore hospital. An MRI scan revealed a 3­4cm sized tumour in the right ureter (the tube which connects the kidney to the urinary bladder), which was also causing an obstruction in the right kidney. The patient had two options of either removing the whole right kidney along

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Foot and Ankle Camp planned at VPS Lakeshore
30
Jul

In connection with Bone & Joint Day, the Orthopaedic Department of VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, is conducting a Foot and Ankle Camp, from 1st August to 6th August 2016. The highlights of the camp includes:

  • Free registration and Consultation for the first 250 patients who register for the camp.
  • Discounted rates for Radiology studies relating to Foot & Ankle for the camp registrants.

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Oldest reported case of successful intracranial aneurysm clipping surgery world wide from VPS Lakeshore, Kochi
29
Jul

When 86 year old Padmakshy Amma reported in a critical state with extensive bleeding within the brain following repture of an abnormal blood vessel ( Aneurysm) no one expected that she would survive. Since the only treatment option was very major surgery with a very high risk ( due to age, cardiac problem and respiratory problem ) the patients relatives took the very bold decision. The surgery took 8 hours and was successfully done. She gradually made a steady recovery and after 1 month she h

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Rare Artificial Skull Implant surgery Successfully performed in a Youth at VPS Lakeshore
29
Jul

A rare artificial skull implant surgery was performed successfully on a youth at VPS Lakeshore hospital in Kochi. 24 years old Deepak Mohan met with a devastating road accident 5 years ago where he sustained severe head injury and multiple fractures for which he had undergone a major brain surgery with evacuation of a large clot and repair of his brain followed by repair of his fractures.

“It was a great challenge to correct the skull defect, which involved his face and eyes. We

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29
Jul



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For the first time in Kerala, minimally invasive Spine Surgery performed at VPS Lakeshore
28
Jul

Kochi: For the first time in Kerala, minimally invasive or keyhole spine surgery was successfully performed on a 65-year old man, T G Varghese, hailing from Kollam, for treating fracture of the spine in VPS Lakeshore.

The surgery was performed by using the American technology, Viper 2 system, in which only 1-2cm long incisions were made to put specially designed titanium implants into the spine under image guidance to treat the fracture. It was the first minimally inv

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Anti-tobacco campaign
25
Jul



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Rare Heart surgery for two-yr-old boy
24
Jul



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Brain Health and the elderly population
22
Jul

On occasion of the World Brain Day July 22nd (Friday), a ‘Meet the Doctor’ educational programme was arranged at VPS lakeshore hospital auditorium for the public . CEO Mr. SK Abdulla inaugurated the programme in the presence of Dr Mohan Mathew - Chief of Staff and Dr H. Ramesh – Director of Medical Services.

Dr. Muralikrishna Menon, Dr. Prithvi Varghese, Dr. Arun Oommen and Dr. Bindu Varghese gave lectures and answered the questions of the public. Neurological proble

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Anti - tobacco campaign in VPS Lakeshore.
26
Jul



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Bangladeshi patient gets new lease of life after 3 D Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy at VPS Lakeshore
13
Feb

Mr. SHAJAHAN, aged 42yr is a bangladesh resident, working in dubai for the past 4 years. He had been diagnosed with a small tumour( 1.5cm) in the left kidney 2 years back. He had been advised conservative management for the past 2 years for the renal tumour and was advised check up every year at various hospitals. In 2 years the tumour had grown to nearly 3 cm in size!!!.He was advised the usual treatment of complete removal of the left kidney for this small tumour at many hospitals. He was v

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Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy Successfully Performed for Oman Native at VPS Lakeshore, Kochi
01
Jun

Kochi: Doctors at VPS Lakeshore successfully performed Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) on a 24-year-old Oman native, who was finding it difficult to consume solid food for the past four years due to Achalasia, an esophageal motility disorder involving the smooth muscle layer of the esophagus.

The patient, Mohammed Khamis, left the hospital on the fourth day after the endoscopy on June 8, 2016, according to the hospital. “Muhammed Khamis can now consume food wi

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10th IHPBA certificate course in Hepato - Pancreato - Biliary surgery held in VPS Lakeshore from June 22 to 26
28
Jun

Kochi: The 10th edition of the certificate course in Hepato – Pancreato-Biliary surgery conducted by the International Hepato – Pancreato Biliary Association’s (IHPBA) Indian Chapter conducted at VPS Lakeshore from June 22 to June 26, 2016.

The delegates addressed by more than 50 eminent faculties from across India. The course covered the entire gamut of problems pertaining to the liver, pancreas and biliary tract, including an extensive session on l

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Thyroid Checkup Camp
27
May

VPS Lakeshore will be conducting a Thyroid Checkup Camp on 25th May, 2016 in connection with World Thyroid Day
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VPS Healthcare takes a shorter runway to enter Indian healthcare space by acquiring majority stake in Lakeshore Hospital
12
May

UAE-based healthcare conglomerate acquires majority stake in the 350-bedded Lakeshore Hospital & Research Center – one of the largest tertiary level super specialty hospitals in Kerala.

Kochi: In the past couple of years, healthcare delivery system marked the journey of the corporate healthcare industry in India with the steady growth of branded hospitals, advanced infrastructure and expert medical team. With an aim to set global benchmark in healthcare deli

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910 Organ Transplants successfully Completed at VPS Lakeshore Hospital
12
May

Altogether 910 cases of Organ Transplantations have been done in VPS Lakeshore Hospital till date. Among these, 851 were Renal Transplants and 59 were Liver Transplants. Of the 851 Renal transplants, 59 patients underwent Cadaver Renal Transplantation. Of the 59 Liver Transplants, 33 patients underwent Cadaver Liver Transplantation. All the transplantations were done after getting clearance from Zonal Authorization Committee for Organ Transplantation and Kerala Network for Organ Sharing (KNOS

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Empanelment of VPS Lakeshore Hospital with the Health and Family Welfare Department of the Goverment of Kerala
12
May



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VPS Lakeshore Heart Failure Clinic Launched
12
May



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VPS Lakeshore Hospital CME on Heart & Stroke
12
May

The VPS Lakeshore Heart Centre & Department of Neurology jointly conducted a CME on " Hearts & Stroke" on 6th March, 2016 at Ramada Resorts, Kochi. The meeting was a deliberation on Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke and Therapeutic Dilemmas in the usage and timing of Anti-Platelet & Anti-Coagulation. The CME Programme was inaugurated by Padma Shri Dr. Philip Augustine, Medical Director - VPS Lakeshore Hospital. Many eminent medical professionals took part in the CME Programme


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VPS Lakeshore Hospital CME on Thyroid
12
May

The Thyroid Disease Management Group of VPS Lakeshore Hospital conducted the first session of Thyroid CME on 4th March 2016 at IMA Hall, Kochi. The main objective of the conference was to improve understanding of recent developments in the management of Thyroid Cancer and implementation of newly gained knowledge into clinical practise. Many eminent medical professionals took part in the CME, which was inaugurated by Padma Shri Dr. Philip Augustine, Medical Director - VPS Lakeshore Hospital.
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VPS Lakeshore successfully performs first simultaneous Liver - Kidney Transplant
12
May



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