Paediatrics - Hepatocyte tranplantation
At present, Orthotopic Liver Transplantation (OLT) is the only intervention with proven benefit for treatment of the advanced stages of chronic and acute liver diseases as well as metabolic diseases of the liver. Hepatocyte Transplantation (HT) is a promising alternative to OLT for the treatment of some liver-based metabolic disorders or acute liver failure.
Paediatrics - Cerebral palsy – the most common
physical disability in children (Nemorous Hospital)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the name for a series of neurological disorders caused by abnormalities in parts of the brain that control muscle movement. It is the most common form of physical disability in childhood, being present in two of every 1,000 children. Symptoms can range from mild to severe both in physical and mental capacities. In mild cases a single limb may be affected. In more severe cases, all four limbs and almost all functional aspects of the child are affected.
Paediatrics - More than 50 specialties under one roof at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Childrene
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) in central London is an international centre of excellence and is recognised as one of the few world-class specialist hospitals for children. With more than 50 paediatric specialties under one roof GOSH is uniquely able to diagnose and pioneer...
Paediatrics - Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy service at The Portland helps children with celebral palsy to walk
The Portland Hospital for Women and Children in London provides Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) for children with cerebral palsy. This is the only fully private service of its kind in Europe.
Paediatrics - iMRI for precision braing surgery
Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging or iMRI is a process through which images of the brain are created while the surgery is being performed. Images generated by iMRI come to a surgeon’s aid while removing a brain tumour or such abnormalities. The iMRI technology was implemented at Cook Children’s Hospital in 2007. Since then, the iMRI has aided Cook Children’s to revolutionize neurological surgery for patients from all over the world. The intraoperative MRI (iMRI) has been used to perform over 1,000 diagnostic scans in stereotactic procedures like deep brain stimulation (DBS)...
Paediatrics - Ketogenic diet transforms life for boy with intractable epilepsy
For nine years, William Allan Sterling rode a scary roller coaster of epileptic seizures that left him confined to a wheelchair and barely able to walk or talk. Now, nine months after starting a medical diet prescribed by Chalongchai Phitsanuwong, MD, William is seizure-free and enjoying a significantly better quality of life.
Imaging - MRI: MR Fingerprinting may offer much improved method of quantitative tissue analysis
At the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) in Singapore, in May this year, Case Western Reserve University and Siemens Healthcare announced an exclusive research partnership to further develop a quantitative imaging method known as Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting (MRF).
India Report: Medical tourism continues to grow
India’s medical tourism market continues to grow. It is an attractive destination for foreign patients because of the low cost of medical procedures and the high quality of treatment offered in several advanced hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission International. Middle East Health reports.
India Report: Excellent cancer care at Jaslok Hospital
The Jaslok Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital and research centre in Mumbai. The hospital is committed to treating patients with medical excellence, care, compassion and tenderness. It offers support to patients and their family members, who fi nd themselves in such environment where...
India Report: Health Travellers Worldwide
Health Travellers Worldwide (HTW) is an Independent Health Advisory Services Company catering to discerning patients seeking quality healthcare abroad. "Let's get you better" is our motto and we aim for this by finding our patients the Right Doctors and Right Hospitals in various parts of the world.
Lebanon Report: Clemenceau Medical Center cares for patients from Lebanon and the region
Clemenceau Medical Center in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International is an ultra-modern medical center in Beirut. Its mission is “Caring, Safety, Excellence”, aiming to provide quality healthcare services for patients from Lebanon and the region.

 Date of upload: 8th July 2016
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