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Amrita Medical Institute Conducts Successful ‘small bowel’ transplantation

Doctors at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, Kerala have hit it again within a week successfully conducting a small bowel transplantation surgery for six hours on 37-year-old Seena Shojan of Irinjalakuda recently. Shojan had undergone multiple ‘small bowel resection’ surgeries in the last six years as she had only 96-cm length compared to a normal 2metres or ...

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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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