Subasri, a 6-year-old child from Vizhupuram, underwent a VSD closure surgery at MGM Hospital, Chennai, on July 21st. The child is doing well today after surgery. Subasri's situation posed a challenge. She was diagnosed with a VSD condition in 2020 at Vizhupuram camp held by Aishwarya Trust. On evaluation, the child had a VSD defect
A 20-day old baby, born preterm and weighing only 750 grams was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. The baby required immediate PDA device closure to wean it away from ventilator support. Since this expertise was only available at MGM Healthcare, the baby was shifted to the hospital. On March 24, 2022, under the
“Thaayumaanaval”, a special event celebrating Motherhood was held on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Vani Mahal, T’Nagar, Chennai. The evening was marked to celebrate, recognize and honour 11 extraordinary mothers. These 11 women are playing mother roles to many others in the society – far beyond being mothers to their own children. Ms. Chitra Viswanathan,
Shahzadi Fatima, a 33-year-old, unmarried Kashmiri woman from an underprivileged background, suffered from Restrictive Cardiomyopathy (a condition where the heart chambers become stiff) for the past ten years. She was brought to MGM Healthcare, Chennai, to undergo further treatment. However, with a worsening heart failure symptom, a heart transplant was the only option left to
We feel privileged to nominate our partners MGM Healthcare to receive a new ambulance donated by Bajaj Allianz GIC as part of their #SavingLives initiative. VP of Bajaj Allianz handed over the new ambulance to the MGM team at a special event held at the hospital Emergency center. Mr. Udit Shrivastava, Group Insurance Head,
Aishwarya Trust and a team of doctors, led by Dr. K.R, Balakrishnan from MGM Healthcare, Chennai, come together yet again to save another precious life. Sharmila, aged ten years, lives with her parents and brother in the village of Arasur in Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu. Her father, Sayed John Basha, a tailor, and her
August 13 is Organ Donation Day. Aishwarya Trust remembers and thanks to all Donor families for their noble act, which has helped give a new lease of life to all those patients who have suffered organ failures. There are many myths and fears about organ donation, mainly because of a lack of awareness. This day
Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan led his Heart and Lung Transplant team to yet another milestone – the 401st organ transplant. A celebration held on July 24th at the MGM Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India, marked this significant landmark. For Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan, it has been a long and memorable journey since he performed the first
On February 10, 2021, on behalf of Aishwarya Trust, Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan donated a new GE VSN Active Echo machine to MGM Healthcare Pvt Ltd. This Echo machine will further enhance the MGM Healthcare's Cardiac Program and help in screening and diagnostics camps run by Aishwarya Trust.
It was July 2020, the Pandemic was still raging in Chennai and the city continued to be under lockdown. Despite the circumstances, Manjumalathi was eagerly waiting for the birth of her newborn. However, within 4 hours after birth, the baby started showing signs of breathing difficulty. The baby was immediately intubated for suspected meconium aspiration.