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Stories of grit & miracles
Kargil Veteran’s Rare Cancer Treated

Mr Tarun Shankar Tewari, 55, a veteran of Kargil War, was suffering from acute intestinal obstruction and severe pain in the upper part of his abdomen, along with increasing constipation for three months. Investigations revealed a large complex giant tumour in the right lobe of his liver, besides a smaller one on the left lobe. His colon was adherent to the mass and was causing the obstruction, most likely due to pressure from the tumours.

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Rare Congenital Heart Condition of Silchar Baby Treated

Both in May 2019 with a rare and critical congenital heart condition, Mahid from Silchar, Assam, was left whizzing for breath, and nearly dying. His father, Shahidul Alam Badabhuiya refused to give up. After knocking on several doors, looking for Mahid’s treatment, he flew down with his nine-day-old son to Kolkata. He could exhale in relief only after he met Dr Dhritabrata Das, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at AMRI Hospital-Mukundapur.

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Newborn Bhumi Roy’s Septic Arthritis Cured

Surgeons at AMRI Hospitals saved the life of newborn in a critical surgery within a month of her birth at the hospital’s Mukundapur unit in Kolkata. Diagnosis revealed that she was suffering from septic arthritis and without the timely surgery she would have been left immobile for the rest of her life.

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AMRI Implants Eastern India’s 1 st Indigenous Heart Valve

In December 2018, AMRI Hospitals set yet another benchmark by introducing an indigenous artificial valve for cardiac valve implantation, for the first time in Eastern India. Manufactured completely in India, the valve is not just cost effective but also meets global standards. The cardiac implant surgery was conducted on 73-year old Subhash Chandra Dutta, a resident of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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