India has secured a place in a rank list prepared by the International journal Pediatric Critical Care Medicine for doing randomised controlled trials (RCTs) on the researches by doctors from across the globe. The doctors of the pediatric department of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, have been ranked among the top […]

PGI neurosurgeons have developed a guideline on how to endoscopically manage and treat brain cysts in children below the age of 5 years for the first time in the world medical literature. Before this, the doctors used to decide the type of surgery based on hit-and-trial. Hence, the health of the kids would take a […]

The Advanced Cardiac Centre of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has given a new lease of life to an elderly patient. The doctors at PGI has installed two stents in a 103-year-old heart patient. According to the institute’s official statement, the patient was the oldest to have undergone the procedure in […]

PGI has become the first centre in the country to start FDA approved treatment “Endovenous superglue obliteration of varicose veins.” This non-painful treatment does not involve multiple injections as in conventional treatment. The new technique doesn’t need admission unlike the traditional way done by laser or radiofrequency ablation, hence ensures the patient’s rapid return to […]

The department of neurosurgery at PGI, Chandigarh have come up with a new solution which can be a sense of relief for the patients with back pain. Now, the patients would not have to wait for the doctor’s approval for undergoing low back surgery. The Department of Neurosurgery, PGIMER has started Stitchless Endoscopic Spine Surgery […]