As per the GOI circular on price capping of Orthopaedic Knee implant by NPPA(National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority), new prices of knee implants have been implemented effective 16th August 2017. For details on knee implant pricing across our hospitals. CLICK HERE | As per GOI’s circular on price-capping of stents by NPPA(National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority), new prices of coronary stents have been implemented effective 14th February, 2017. For details on stent pricing, across our hospitals. CLICK HERE

150th Heart Transplant at Fortis Malar Hospital

31 years old female hails from Thiruvannamalai Dist TN, mother of 3years old Kid is suffering from Postpartum Cardiomyopathy(deterioration of heart function post pregnancy) reached End Stage Heart Disease. She was admitted at Fortis Malar Hospitals Chennai on 1st April 2017, for possible Deceased donor Heart Transplantation.

 A potential brain dead donor was identified at JIPMER Pondicherry on 08.04.2017. Mr. Arumugam, 30 years old was declared brain dead. His family opted to vow his internal organs for donation; subsequently his heart was allocated to Fortis Malar Hospitals Chennai by TRANSTAN. Donor HEART expected to reach Fortis Malar, Chennai by 4pm today via road from JIPMER Pondicherry with the help of GREEN CORRIDOR, organized by TamilNadu Police Department.

 The ENTIRE cost towards the Surgery in Fortis Malar Hospital is funded by TAMILNADU GOVERNMENT CHIEF MINISTER’S HEALTH SCHEME.  This transplant earmarks the 150TH HEART TRANSPLANT in the history of HEART TRANSPLANTATION in India and in ASIA from a single centre that is Fortis Malar Hospital Team, Chennai.

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