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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Chandigarh PGIMER


‘In these testing times, our biggest issue is manpower’

April 30, 2021 5:23 am

According to available data, as many as 478 Health Care Workers from PGI have tested positive since April 1, and have to be either in quarantine or seek treatment.

‘Many below 50 are coming to PGI with high severity of Covid’

April 06, 2021 8:34 am

The oldest patient admitted in NHE has been 94 years and the youngest has been of one hour only.

1 death, 214 new Covid-19 cases in UT, 2,066 active

March 24, 2021 4:01 am

The total number of active cases was 2,066. While 110 men tested positive, the number of women who were COVID positive was 104.

Chandigarh: PGI launches India’s first ‘amputee clinic’

February 02, 2021 3:34 am

PGIMER Director Prof. Jagat Ram formally inaugurated the clinic, which is being set up to improve amputation patient care by providing a host of services under one roof and with significant coordination.

‘Minor side effects are good signs... mean one’s body is responding well’: Covid Vaccine Principal Investigator

January 22, 2021 1:11 am

“There are just minor side-effects like pain, fever and body aches, which are good signs, for it means our body is responding well to the vaccine. Except for minor pain, I have experienced nothing and am now back to work and a normal routine, said PGIMER Professor Madhu Gupta.

Chandigarh: PGIMER’s endoscopic skull base surgeons create history in paediatric neuroendoscopy

January 22, 2021 12:54 am

A team of endoscopic skull base surgeons of PGIMER has created history by operating on the youngest ever patient in the world and removing a large brain tumour (craniopharyngioma), through the nose.

Chandigarh: PGIMER prepares to resume physical OPDs in staggered manner, GMSH-16 to start OPD services from today

October 19, 2020 12:06 am

" view of the huge footfall numbering over 10,000 on a routine day before Covid at our OPDs from across the region, it’s a decision worth waiting for, till it is amply clear that the worst is over and the plateau has actually been flattened," said PGIMER Director Jagat Ram.

Chronic stress has been hypothesised as potential risk factor for hypertension

September 21, 2020 4:37 am

As per data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study of 2016, hypertension was the reason for 1.63 million deaths in India.

Chandigarh: First-of-its-kind case treated at PGIMER

September 07, 2020 4:13 am

The patient was handled by Professor Yash Paul Sharma, Dr Prashant, Senior resident Dr Pruthvi and supporting staff of the cath lab.

Covid poses challenges for PGIMER blood bank, where 90 per cent contribution comes from voluntary donors

August 31, 2020 2:30 am

As the modalities regarding the bank are worked out, Prof (Dr) Rati Ram Head of Transfusion Medicine Department, PGIMER, has been deeply involved in filling in the gaps that the pandemic has caused in the regular voluntary contribution to the blood bank at the hospital.