Free bone marrow transplants resume at Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital after nearly a year

Dean Dr E Theranirajan said a bone marrow transplant is an expensive procedure and would cost several lakhs in private facilities but at RGGGH, it was being done for free

published on : 3rd March 2021

RGGGH seeks presents for Wall of Kindness

The initiative will help emergency patients who come to the hospital without carrying any essential items

published on : 3rd March 2021

RGGGH doctors perform successful hip surgery

After a pre-operative investigation, it was decided to go ahead with the surgery.

published on : 16th February 2021

Doctors, nurses turn family for elderly COVID patient who lived alone in Chennai 

The elderly man lived alone as all his relatives were abroad when he tested positive for the coronavirus, said RGGGH Dean Dr E Theranirajan.

published on : 7th February 2021

RGGGH doctors perform complex heart surgery

The procedure involves valve-sparing aortic root replacement, a surgical treatment for aortic root aneurysms (a ballooning and weakened area in the artery).

published on : 31st January 2021

'David’s procedure': Doctors in Chennai's RGGGH perform advanced heart surgery for free

Ten specialist doctors were involved in the challenging surgery which lasted for 12 hours.

published on : 30th January 2021

Doctors at RGGGH save teenager’s life

According to a release, the boy was diagnosed with abdominal aortic aneurysm, a condition of enlargement of the main blood vessel, in impending rupture stage.

published on : 23rd January 2021

TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar to take the COVID vaccine on Friday at RGGGH

Private hospitals are requesting for permission to begin vaccination, said Vijayabaskar. 

published on : 20th January 2021

NIE director, RGGGH dean receive Covaxin

A total of 78 healthcare providers were administered the vaccine at the institute, and of them, 40 took Covishield and 38 took Covaxin.

published on : 17th January 2021

Covaxin preferred over Covishield by vaccine recipients at Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

Dr Manoj Murhekar, Director, National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), was one of the beneficiaries to receive the indigenously developed Covaxin

published on : 16th January 2021

Apollo Hospitals chairman among first recipients as COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in Chennai

Apollo Hospitals chairman among those who got the COVID vaccine shots on inaugural day. 

published on : 16th January 2021

COVID-19 vaccination dry run begins in TN, each centre can immunise 100 people a day

Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital is one of the three dry-run sites in Chennai while the other districts which are part of this are Nilgris, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore and Tiruvallur.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Two patients walk out of RGGGH after over three months of treatment

His scan showed he had 95 per cent lung infection. He was on oxygen support and in the ICU for 62 days and on oxygen support alone for 40 days, a press release said.

published on : 1st January 2021

Exclusive ward at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital to treat UK returnees

As many as 13 travellers from the country & their 12 contacts test positive in Tamil Nadu

published on : 28th December 2020

47-year-old highways employee beats COVID-19 after 82 days at Chennai’s Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

The Dean of the hospital, Dr E Theranirajan, said the patient had 80 percent lung involvement when he was admitted in September

published on : 21st December 2020
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