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Apollo hospitals for quality healthcare
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR:
Published on 21 Oct. 2009 11:57 PM IST
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Apollo Hospital for over 26 years had continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting edge research. R. Sudharshan Rajgopal, general manager Apollo Hospitals-Chennai who visited Dimapur on Wednesday highlighted the recent developments and infrastructure in the field of medicine as well as advanced facilities introduced at Apollo Hospitals. Briefing media persons here, Sudharshan said incidence of cancer has been on the rise and prevention and preventive checks utilizing advanced diagnostics needed to be every person’s agenda to curb this surge. Highlighting about the recent developments made by Apollo Hospitals, Sudharshan said Asia Pacific’s most advanced CyberKnife was launched at Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital and it was world’s first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy. Sudharshan highlighted that advanced technology behind CyberKnife uses real time image guidance technology and computer-controlled robotics to deliver an extremely precise dose of radiation to targets, avoiding the surrounding healthy tissue and adjusting for patient and tumor movement during treatment. He said that it was a revolution in the treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors in the body, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, liver, pancreas and kidney. Further Apollo Hospitals launched India’s first 320 Slice CT Scanner and has been installed at the Apollo Heart Centre in Chennai. Apollo Hospitals have their information centres located in all parts of the country. In Dimapur it is located at Church Road police point. The most beneficial part of these information centres is that if one patient is undergoing treatment in Apollo Hospitals in Chennai or in any other parts of the country than the amount for the treatment could be deposited in these information centres which would be directly credited to respective hospital account where patient is undergoing treatment. Briefing on the recent developments made by Apollo Hospitals, Sudharshan said that a new chapter of redefining quality healthcare in the country had begum that would help forge a new healthcare paradigm for the people in the country.

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