Latest Medical News: Partial Heart Transplant of an Infant
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by Akash Ramchandani
6M ago
Introduction: Wellnest brings you the latest medical news where an infant successfully received a partial heart transplant! In a remarkable leap forward for pediatric cardiac care, a groundbreaking partial heart transplant procedure has emerged as a beacon of hope for infants facing severe congenital heart conditions. This innovative technique not only provides functional heart valves for neonates but also offers the promise of lifelong solutions, transforming the landscape of pediatric heart surgeries. The Case: The surgical feat unfolded on the 18th day of life for a 5-pound newborn boy diag ..read more
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Gujarat’s 2023 Cardiac Crisis! EMRI got 1 call every 7.5 mins
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by Akash Ramchandani
6M ago
In 2023, Gujarat grappled with a cardiac crisis, as reported by the Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) 108, with a staggering 72,573 cases. This marked a significant 35% increase from 2018, signaling a pressing need for comprehensive strategies to address the concerning trend. The state recorded a 29% annual rise compared to 2022, underlining the urgency for effective preventive measures. The epicenter of this cardiac crisis was Ahmedabad, where EMRI data revealed an alarming rate of 298 calls per 1 lakh population, totaling 21,496 calls. Other districts, including Porbandar (1 ..read more
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Unlocking the Evolution and Potential of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in India
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by Akash Ramchandani
6M ago
Introduction: Over a span of 4000 years, the history of medical records has evolved since the earliest days of medicine, with figures like Hippocrates in the 5th century BC and medieval physicians laying the groundwork. The formalization of medical records gained momentum in the 19th century, particularly in prominent teaching hospitals worldwide. However, this evolution faced challenges with traditional paper records, including issues of standardization, searchability, and information loss. The Rise of EMR: The turning point in healthcare documentation arrived with the rise of Electronic Medi ..read more
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Rise of COVID's JN.1 Sub variant Cases in India in 2023
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by Akash Ramchandani
7M ago
On Sunday, the nation reported 841 new instances of COVID-19, marking the most substantial daily increase in over 10 months. As India concludes 2023, the final fortnight of December has witnessed nearly 8,500 Covid-19 cases. There is a heightened awareness of caution as Covid-19 resurfaces during winter. The JN.1 is a sub-variant recently developed from the BA.2.86 (also known as Pirola.) The Pirola variant is a branch of the widely prevalent Omicron variant and has distinct characteristics. Common symptoms associated with JN.1 include Fever Runny nose Sore throat Headaches Minor gastrointest ..read more
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Revolutionizing Hypertension Treatment: The Promise of Renal Denervation
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by Akash Ramchandani
7M ago
Introduction In the rapidly evolving landscape of cardiovascular medicine, Renal Denervation (RDN) has emerged as a revolutionary approach. In November 2023, the FDA approved 2 new RDN therapies: Paradise by Recor Medical and Symplicity Spyral by Medtronic. These groundbreaking developments offer a paradigm shift in the management of resistant hypertension, especially when it is extremely difficult to achieve blood pressure control through conventional means, such as lifestyle modifications and various drug therapies. But what is resistant hypertension, and why does it require renal denervatio ..read more
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World AIDS Day | Antiretroviral Therapy’s Impact on Cardiovascular Health
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by Akash Ramchandani
7M ago
World AIDS Day 2023 Introduction: World AIDS Day 2023 serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing global battle against HIV/AIDS, urging us to reflect on the progress made and the challenges that persist. Under the theme ‘Let communities lead,’ this year’s focus emphasizes communities’ indispensable role in shaping the HIV response. To uncover the same, we delve into the global health landscape, the intricacies of HIV, the impact of Modern Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) on PLWDH’s general and cardiac health, and the imperative need for collaborative efforts. Understanding Human Immunodeficiency ..read more
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Contribution of Medical Devices in Personalized Medicines
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by Devvrat Dixit
11M ago
Introduction Personalized medicine has emerged as a favorable healthcare approach in the last few years. The ultimate aim of personalized medicine is to provide specialized treatment to patients based on unique lifestyles, genetics, and specific health needs. To succeed in personalized medicine, we have seen medical professionals use devices like ECG machines and IVD play as they help in early diagnosis, real-time monitoring, and targeted therapies. These medical devices collect essential data, analyze information, and deliver personalized medicine. This blog explores how medical devices are b ..read more
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Debunking Myths About Cardiac Health and Heart Diseases
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by Mouli Sethi
11M ago
Introduction One of the biggest causes of death worldwide continues to be cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, there are numerous myths and misconceptions surrounding cardiac health that can lead to misinformation and, ultimately, jeopardize our well-being. In this blog, we will unravel some of the most common myths about cardiac health and heart diseases while providing accurate and evidence-based information to promote a healthy lifestyle. Myth #1: Cardiovascular diseases only affect the elderly. One of the most pervasive myths is that they primarily impact older individuals. While it is t ..read more
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A Complete Guide to an ECG Machine’s Certifications, Standards & Compliances
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by Aryan Somani
11M ago
Introduction Electrocardiogram (ECG) machines are vital in diagnosing and monitoring various cardiac conditions. As these devices become increasingly integrated into healthcare systems, ensuring machines’ safety, performance, and compliance with regulatory standards becomes paramount. ECG machine certification is crucial in achieving these goals and building trust among healthcare providers and patients. In this blog, we will explore the significance of ECG machine certification, the standards involved, data security measures, and the benefits it offers to manufacturers, healthcare providers ..read more
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Autus Valve | The expandable artificial heart valve
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by Akash Ramchandani
1y ago
Cardiovascular diseases, particularly coronary heart disease (CHD), have become an epidemic in India. Shockingly, 9 out of every 1000 newborns are diagnosed with CHD annually. This means that 240,000 children born with CHD each year pose a significant challenge for healthcare providers and families. Additionally, it is worth noting that 20% of children diagnosed with CHDs do not survive beyond their first year of life. In such scenarios, cardiologists’ primary form of treatment for children with coronary heart disease is a heart valve implant. Unfortunately, the traditional pulmonary valves ha ..read more
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