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India’s First Hand Transplant by AIMS Gets Thumbs-up by Global Experts

The transplantation of hand by Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), in January for the first time in India, has received applaud from all over the globe that the institute’s success is attracting many global visitors. Warren C Breidenbach, chief of the reconstructive and plastic surgery division at the University of Arizona, who visited the AIMS lauded the doctors, ...

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Amrita Medical Institute Conducts Successful ‘small bowel’ transplantation

Doctors at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, Kerala have hit it again within a week successfully conducting a small bowel transplantation surgery for six hours on 37-year-old Seena Shojan of Irinjalakuda recently. Shojan had undergone multiple ‘small bowel resection’ surgeries in the last six years as she had only 96-cm length compared to a normal 2metres or ...

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First Hand Transplant Done in Amrita Institute, Kerala But…

Doctors of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) have successfully tansplanted India’s first hand transplant, rare surgery that has been done in 110 cases so far around the world but it will be known only after two weeks whether the body of the recipient has accepted it or not as is the case in many such surgeries. ...

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