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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 Institute Develops Treatment for Acute Blood Cancer

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) in Kerala has carried out a new treatment protocol to treat a 19-year-old girl suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia, which seemed to be successful. The treatment protocol is called ‘Microtransplant’, which involves normal chemotherapy followed by infusion of intentionally mismatched cells. The unique procedure is based on immunological killing ...

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