Saturday. 14th April 2018.   Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, becomes the first hospital in the world to use Shira Clamps in the operation theatre. Enterprising reconstructive microsurgeons Dr. Hari Venkatramani and Dr. Madhu Periasamy operated on their respective cases using the Shira Clamp.   Shira Clamps successfully assisted the surgeons in anastomosing a vein and an […]

Tuesday. 19th July 2018.     Background of the innovation An estimated 1,00,000 limbs in India are amputated every year due to lack of access to highly skilled surgeons who can perform microvascular surgery. Microvascular procedures involve surgical coupling of blood vessels less than 3mm in diameter. There are roughly 1400 surgeons in India who

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Sunday. 13th March 2016. Anand Parikh of Engineering Design department (IIT-Madras) won the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award (GYTI-2016) for developing NStomoz – A patented anastomotic assist device to enable surgeons of all specialties to perform anastomosis faster, safer and with an easier learning curve, The three key challenges in vascular Anastomosis. He was guided

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