KG Hospital conducted the American Heart Association (AHA)-certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) programmes in the hospital Auditorium from November 8 to 10, 2017. Inaugurating the programmes Dr G.Bakthavathsalam said, “The doctor who sees the patient first, especially during emergency situations, decides the ultimate destiny of the patient. The hospital…

November 8 is being observed as “X-Ray Day” every year. It was on this day in 1985 German engineer Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen accidentally discovered X-Rays. While he was attempting to know whether cathode rays could pass through glass, he saw certain glow appearing on a chemically coated substance in the vicinity. As he was uncertain…

A six-day-old baby from Edappadi in Salem district was successfully operated upon for the physical condition called “congenital neuroblastoma in the right adrenal gland” in KG Hospital recently. In layman’s terms it means a cyst in the right adrenal gland of the baby. According to KG Hospital Chairman Dr G.Bakthavathsalam, on the fifth day of…

KG Hospital successfully performed triple organ transplantations of a liver and two kidneys, harvested from a “brain dead” patient on October 30, 2017. It took over 10 hours for the medical team, consisting of 10 doctors and 140 supporting staff, to complete the liver transplantation and four hours to complete the kidney transplantations, according to…

Infections could happen from many sources, mainly from the healthcare facilities, sports facilities and communities. Infections are caused by a bacterium called Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) is also widely prevalent, according to Dr M.A.Jagangeer, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist of KG Hospital. He made this observation while giving a presentation on “MRSA…

In treating elderly trauma patients a different approach should be adopted other than what is generally followed in the case of younger trauma patients, says Dr A.P.Kumaraguru, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon of KG Hospital. He made this observation while making a presentation on “Poly trauma in elderly” for the post-graduate medical students at KG Hospital Auditorium…

Blood transfusion is a life saving procedure, but it should be done after weighing the benefits-to-risks factors. Transfusion should be decided only when the benefits outweigh the risks, according to Dr S.Viveka Priyadharshni, Transfusion Medicine, KG Hospital. She made this observation in her power-point presentation on the topic “Appropriate use of blood and blood products”…

KG Hospital Chairman Dr G.Bakthavathsalam’s Deepavali Message: Bonus generally means the monetary benefit you get after 12 months’ work. It may vary from 8.33 per cent to 30 per cent. For the human beings the term “bonus” means extension of life. If a 60-year-old man lives till 70 years of age, he gets a bonus…

2017 © Copyright - Kg Hospital by KGiSL

Site Map | Online Payment Terms | Privacy | Emergency 155