NEWS


2019

Use of robotics in urology explained

A one-day workshop on the use of robotics in urology was held at Meenakshi Mis­sion Hospital and Research Centre (MMHRC) here on Monday.

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Workshop on advanced cardiac procedure held

More than 30 cardiologists from across India are taking part in the two-day programme on cli­nical applications of Opti­cal Coherence Tomograp­hy (OCT) and fractional flow reserve (FFR), two highly-advanced techniqu­es for heart, at the at Mee­nakshi Mission Hospital.

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Family Support Crucial for Diabetes Care and Prevention, say Medical Experts of Meenakshi Mission Hospital.

By embracing a healthy diet and lifestyle, families can play a key role in preventing children and adults from developing diabetes, say diabetic experts of Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre.

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From Varanasi to Madurai with smiles to spread

SPREADING the message that deft lip and cleft palate are treatable, the 'Smile Torch' that began its all-India journey in Varanasi in February, reached Madurai on Sunday and was received by Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre (MMHRC).

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Meenakshi Mission Hospital Performs a Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure (TAVR).

Being the first of its kind in South Tamil Nadu, Meenakshi Mission Hospital has successfully performed an advanced, minimally invasive heart valve replacement surgery - known as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

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Osteoporosis on the rise among youth

Osteoporosis, a disease which affects the bone health among the elderly, is now affecting young people as well, says orthopaedic doctors. Addressing a press conference to spread awareness about the disease , they explained the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

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Those aged below 50 prone to cardiovascular disease mortality, say doctors

Quoting a study, Senior Consultant of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Meenakshi Mission Hospital ,Dr R M Krishnan ,said that more than half of the deaths due to cardiovascular diseases in India in 2016 were among those who aged less than 50.

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Meenakshi Mission Hospital gets US Heart association's accredition as training centre

Meenakshi mission Hospital becomes South Tamilnadu's first international training centre for life support training, accredited by American Heart Association (AHA).

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Inhalation therapy effective in controlling asthma

Doctors at the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre attempted to dispel rumours about the harmful effects of inhalation therapy on the occasion of World Asthma Day.

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Liver-related diseases becoming common in India

Liver related diseases are increasingly becoming common in India with at least one in five person having excess fat in liver and one in ten person having fatty liver disease, said Ramesh Ardhanari, Medical Director, Meenakshi Mission Hospital while addressing media on World Liver Day.

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Sports injuries centre opened at Madurai hospital will assist sportspersons in post-operative rehabilitation

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre launched a Joints and Sports Injuries Centre with doctors specialising in sports medicine and joint care for assisting sportspersons in post-operative rehabilitation.

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Chronic kidney disease on the rise in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has one of the highest incidence of diabetes in India, and nearly 30% of the patients develop chronic kidney disease (CKD), said K. Sampathkumar, Head, Department of Nephrology, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai.

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Kin of 2 martyred officers to get free treatment

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre Madurai has announced that families of two CRPF troopers from Tamil Nadu, who were martyred in the dastardly Puiwama terror attack, will be given free treatment for the rest of their lives for any medical ailment.

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Surgical procedures through robotics launched at Madurai hospital

A robotic surgical system, claimed to be the first-of-its-kind in southern Tamil Nadu, was inaugurated at the Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre (MMHRC) in Madurai on Saturday.

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Meenakshi Mission to offer PG Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics

The one-year course is offered as a distance education programme. The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has tied up with the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre (MMHRC), to launch a PG Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics here.

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Meenakshi mission Hospital Chairman, Dr.S.Gurushankar meets the President Of India

Dr. S. Gurushankar, chairman, Meenakshi Mission Hospital, Madurai, met the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, and appraised him about the hospital and its journey over the years in delivering quality health care at an affordable cost to all.

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Meenakshi Mission Hospital accredited as the Centre for Quality Promotion.

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, has been accredited as a Centre for Quality Promotion by the Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations (CAHO), making it the first hospital in South India with the accreditation.

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Meenakshi Mission Hospital distributes 1,000 free helmets in Madurai for road safety

As part of the road safety campaign, 1,000 helmets sponsored by Meenakshi Mission hospital were distributed to those riding two-wheelers without helmets at various points in the city.

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Cardiologists from all over India assemble at Meenakshi Mission Hospital for training in advanced heart imaging using OCT

A two-day training for doctors from various places in the use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and fractional flow reserve (FFR), two cutting-edge heart imaging techniques, was held at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre.

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World Diabetes day press meet

Briefing the media ahead of World Diabetes Day on November 14, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre consultant diabetologist Dr. C R Mahesh Babu said that Tamil Nadu was slowly becoming the diabetic capital of the country.

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Simulation lab inauguration in Meenakshi College Of Nursing

A modern laboratory was inaugurated in Meenakshi College of Nursing on 15th October 2018.

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World Heart Day Awareness- Celebration

To create awareness about cardiovascular diseases as part of World Heart Day, the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre had arranged for red lights at Madurai Railway Station, for about a week.

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CPR can be a lifesaver during a heart attack, suggest cardiologists- World Heart Day Press Conference

Among the five million people suffering from cardiovascular diseases in India. Ischemia accounts for the most number of heart diseases owing to unhealthy lifestyles. said cardiologists Dr. R Sivakumar, Dr. S Selvamani and Dr. Ganeshan at the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre

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Early Diagnosis helps in cure of paediatric cancer

Early diagnosis and right kind of treatment played a huge role in successfully treating cases of paediatric cancer, said T. Kasi Viswanathan, Head of Hematology, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre.

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Meenakshi mission hospital donates 20 lakhs to Kerala

Doctors from Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and handed over a cheque of Rs. 20 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.

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Meenakshi mission Hospital receives Charity Award.

On the occasion of Independence day, Meenakshi mission Hospital and Research centre was presented the charity award by Madurai Collector Veera Raghav Rao.

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Meenakshi Mission gets advanced tech to treat heart ailments

The optical coherence tomography (OCT), an advanced imaging technology to diagnose and treat heart ailments was launched at the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre

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Over 300 cardiologists take part in two-day TIC conference

The sixth edition of a two-day State level conference for cardiologists, organised by the Tamil Nadu Interventional Council (TIC), saw over 300 cardiologists from across the country under one roof.

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Dr. S Gurushankar of Meenakshi Mission Hospital gets award from Rotary Club for providing exemplary service in healthcare

The Rotary Club of Kumbakonam Temple City presented the "Maruthuva Chemmall" award to Dr S Gurushankar, Chairman, Meenakshi Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai.

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