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Haematology, Haemato Oncology & BMT

Aster MIMS, Calicut has a 4 bedded bone marrow transplant unit as per the standard JCI guidelines. All 4 rooms are having Positive Pressure Ventilation, HEPA filtration units, and well-trained Nurses with 1:1 care. The Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation is headed by Dr. KV Gangadharam, DM Medical Oncology, Head of Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology. The department has a highly qualified team of Hematologists to serve you the best care.

Transplant services

Over the past one year, 30 Bone Marrow Transplant has been successfully conducted at Aster MIMS Calicut in patients as young as 1 Year to as old as 60 Years. Both Allogenic and Autologous Transplant services are provided. Total Body Irradiation (TBI) facility is available with the help of the Radiation Oncology Department. The First TCR - Alpha Beta Depleted Haplo Identical Stem Cell Transplant in entire Kerala was done at MIMS Calicut.

Aster MIMS, Calicut offers Transplant services for the following conditions:

1. Autologous: 

  • Neuroblastoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Myeloma and Amyloidosis
  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
  • POEMS Syndrome

2. Allogenic Transplant:

  • Benign Conditions - Aplastic Anemia, Fanconi Anemia, and other Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, Sickle Cell Anemia, Thalassemia, Primary Immune Deficiency, Mucopolysaccharidosis, Osteopetrosis, Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome, Glanzmann Thrombasthenia, Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.
     
  • Malignant Conditions - Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia with Blast crisis, Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Myeloma and Amyloidosis.


 

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Advanced Technology & Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Minimal Access Robotic Surgery

Aster MIMS, Calicut for the first time in Kerala, introduces Robotic Surgery with da Vinci Robot- a highly advanced surgical Robot that performs minimally invasive surgeries with utmost precision. What can be called the next level in surgery, the da Vinci Robot has a multi-limbed surgical robot with tiny wrists that bend in all directions, offering precision, dexterity and fine manipulation beyond that of the human hand. The Surgeon performs minimally invasive surgeries by manipulating three robotic arms and a video camera that are inserted through small skin incisions, while seated in front of a computer console with a 3D video screen and controls.

Multi Disciplinary Tumor Board

Site-specific disease management groups: Head and Neck Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Ortho Oncology, Haematology, Haemato Oncology & BMT.

Operation Theatres

ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres With 22 Operating Rooms that are on par with some of the largest in the world, Aster MIMS, Calicut for the first time South India, introduces ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres using Karlstorz OR1 Fusion - Asia Pacific’s first complete digital integration system. The integration enables real-time sharing of images, videos and medical reports, which not only facilitates virtual participation from any location in the world but also helps the rest of the surgical team to monitor the patient closely during the operative procedure, much to the benefit and safety of the patient undergoing the surgery. Aster MIMS, Calicut is also the first surgical facility in the state to offer Robotic Surgery using a high-precision da Vinci Surgery Robot.

Nuclear Medicine

PET-CT scanning, and Nuclear Medicine Therapy using Radio-pharmaceuticals like Iodine-131 PET –CT-based radiotherapy planning.

Imaging

CT scan-based radiotherapy planning CT Simulator CT –MRI fusion Image based interventional oncology (RFA, TACE).

Cancer Screening

Early screening of cancers in the Breast, Cervix, Head and Neck, Colorectum, Prostate and Lung.

FAQs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What are the most common types of cancer?

  • Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer.

How does radiation therapy work?

Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumours.Cancer cells begin to die days or weeks after treatment starts, and continue to die for weeks or months after it finishes.

What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is a field of medicine that uses surgery to treat cancer. Its main goal is to find harmful tumours in the body and remove them. Doctors who practice surgical oncology can find out if the disease has spread to other parts of your body.

What are the symptoms of cancer?

  • The earlier cancer is detected, the greater the chance of curing it
  • Change in bowel or bladder habits
  • Unusual bleeding or discharge
  • Thickening or lump in the breast or other parts of the body
  • Anemia
  • Changes on skin.

Whom I should consult for Thyroid Tumours?

If you are worried about thyroid cancer, the first step you need to take is to visit your Head and Neck specialists. They can diagnose and treat your thyroid cancer so you can get on with your life.

Patient Stories

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