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Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

The challenging surgery, which took eight hours, was performed by surgeons at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru. 

Doctors at Fortis Hospital remove 838 gallstones from woman's gallbladder in Delhi

Doctors at Fortis Hospital remove 838 gallstones from woman's gallbladder in Delhi

A team of specialists at Fortis Hospital performed a two-hour laparoscopic procedure on the patient in January to remove her gallbladder.

Brain dead Surat man becomes heart donor; saves 36-year-old's life

Brain dead Surat man becomes heart donor; saves 36-year-old's life

The donor heart was transported in a chopper in 2.02 hrs from Surat covering a distance of 278 kms, a release issued by Fortis Hospital in Mulund said.

Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

His lower jaw bone fragments were replaced in position and held temporarily with arch bars and wires.

Sixteen-year-old West Bengal boy found with female sexual organs

The boy, who is otherwise a male, had a uterus, ovaries, a rudimentary vagina and fallopian tubes.

Fortis Healthcare shares climb nearly 5%

Fortis Healthcare shares climb nearly 5%

Shares of Fortis Healthcare rose nearly 5 percent Monday as the company completed the acquisition of 51 percent stake in Fortis Hospital and also acquired compulsorily convertible preference shares issued by Escort Heart Institute and Research Centre.

Weight-loss surgery, a cure for diabetes

Peters noted that weight-loss surgery is dramatically more effective in the treatment of type 2 diabetes than a conventional treatment of diet changes and medication.

Cases of spinal, gential TB doubled in recent years: Doctors

Doctors say nearly 90 percent women with genital tuberculosis are in the 15-40 age group. Infertility figures due to genital tuberculosis is 60-80 percent. 

Fortis Healthcare in talks with investors for SRL

Fortis Healthcare in talks with investors for SRL

Fortis Healthcare on Friday said it is in talks with a number of investors to facilitate an exit by the existing PE investors from the company's diagnostic arm SRL.

Rare PaedCard heart transplant conducted successfully

Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital, Dr S Narayani claimed that this is the second PaedCard transplant conducted in the state.

Another child dies of dengue in Delhi

 Another dengue death was reported here on Saturday with a nine-year-old girl succumbing to the disease, hospital officials said. Her family members alleged she was refused admission by two private hospitals despite the government directions.

$5-mn Indian aid to treat heart disease among Afghan kids

India has decided to grant $5 million to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) for the treatment of Afghan children suffering from congenital heart disease, the Indian embassy said here on Monday.

Fortis Healthcare reappoints Bhavdeep Singh as CEO

Fortis Healthcare has reappointed its former Chief Executive Officer Bhavdeep Singh in the same position effective on Friday.

Fortis completes 100% stake sale in RadLink for SGD 111 mn

Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday said its Singapore arm has completed 100 per cent stake sale in RadLink for SGD 111 million (over Rs 530 crore) to Fullerton Healthcare Group.

IHH Healthcare scraps plan to buy Fortis Healthcare's Singapore unit

Malaysia`s IHH Healthcare Bhd has scrapped its proposal to buy Singapore`s Radlink-Asia Pte Ltd for 346.53 million ringgit ($93.31 million).

Fortis Healthcare Q4 net loss at Rs 116 cr

Fortis Healthcare Ltd Thursday reported consolidated net loss of Rs 116 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.

Fortis Healthcare Q1 net loss at Rs 60.42 cr

The company had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 16.01 crore in the corresponding period last fiscal, Fortis Healthcare said in a statement.

Fortis opens super-specialty hospital in Singapore

Fortis Healthcare Tuesday said it has opened a super-specialty hospital 'Fortis Colorectal Hospital (FCH)' in Singapore to treat colorectal disorders.

Fortis to open SGD 70 million cancer hospital in Singapore

In India, it plans to soon open a multi-speciality hospital in Gurgaon besides expanding facilities at its existing hospitals in the country.

Fortis, GE Healthcare launch remote ICU monitoring programme

This will be extended to 500 beds by 2014 in different hospitals across the country.