CENTRE FOR RARE AND COMPLEX DISEASES

This new centre of care is a dedicated and well informed unit to provide a better and unique care for those patients with rare and complex diseases. Rare diseases are those which occur in less than 1 in 2000 population. Rarity is dynamic and depends on the region we concern and the period of time…

Breakthrough TAVI Procedure for Bicuspid Valve at Durdans Heart Centre

Durdans Heart Centre recently concluded a breakthrough minimally invasive Transcatheter Arterial Valve Implantation (TAVI) on a patient with bicuspid valve. Bicuspid valves, a birth anomaly (two leaflets instead of the normal three), quickly leads to narrowing of the valve. The valve replacement was performed using a self-expanding Medtronic Evolut™ R self-expanding trans-catheter aortic heart valve.…

WHO World Hand Hygiene Day- 5th May 2019

Clean hands are the single most important factor in preventing the spread of pathogens and antibiotic resistance in healthcare settings. In developed countries health care associated infections (HAIs) are reported in 5–15% of hospitalised patients and in 9–37% of those who are admitted to ICUs. In developing countries the risk of HAI is 2–20 times…

Comprehensive Facilities for Cancer Care at Durdans Hospital

With rising incidents of cancer the demand for better cancer care facilities has become urgent. Initial medical review, diagnostic investigations and examinations, several treatment modalities and counselling are available through Durdans Oncological Services. Common to rare forms of cancer are treated with advanced medical management, complemented by compassionate cancer care. Once a cancer is suspected,…

The Smart Way to Health: Preventive Health Screening

Chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, etc develop over time. Detecting the warning signs for an impending condition or illness can lower the risks of the disease and create a better outcome following management. Durdans Health Screening Packages are designed keeping the above aspects in mind. Risk factors and symptoms of non-communicable…