The department of Haematology, Haemato Oncology & BMT at Aster Hospital provides comprehensive treatment for all malignant and non –malignant disorders of the blood in adults and children.
- Management of Refractory Anaemias, Haemoglobinopathy like Thalassemia/ Sickle Cell Anaemia Haemolytic Anaemia and Myelodysplastic syndrome.
- Leucocyte disorders like Myeloproliferative disorder, including Monocytic or Eosinophilic disorder, Haemophago Lymphohistiocytic disorder and Lyphoproliferative disorders.
- Management of congenital bone marrow failure syndrome and autoimmune Cytopenias.
- Haemostasis and Thrombosis management.
- Management of malignant diseases like Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma.
- Bone Marrow Transplant programs for adults and children, led by an expert team of Haematologists- Haemato Oncologists.
Bone Marrow Transplant: Adult & Paediatric
- Bone marrow Transplant unit with dedicated Apheresis ubit for collection of stem cells and cryopreservation facility for storage of stem cells.
- Autologous and Allogeneic Stem Cell transplant for defined indication.
- Haploidentical transplants and matched unrelated donor transplantation for patients who do not have a matching donor in the family.
We provide excellent care, right from diagnosis to the treatment and beyond at our world-class hospitals.
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.
Aster Hospitals, 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 multi-limbed surgical robot with tiny wrists that bend in all directions, offering precision, dexterity and fine manipulation beyond that of 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 3D video screen and controls. The option of Robotic surgery is available in the Urology, Cardiothoracic, Gynaecology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Bariatric and Paediatric Surgery Departments at Aster Medcity.
Site specific disease management groups:
Haemato oncology and BMT
Gastro Intestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic oncology group,
Womens Cancer clinics
Genito Urinary Oncology clinics
Pediatric Oncology group
Head and Neck oncology group
Thoracic Oncology group
ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres With 22 Operating Rooms that are on par with some of the largest in the world, Aster Medcity, 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 Medcity is also the first surgical facility in the state to offer Robotic Surgery using high-precision da Vinci Surgery Robot.
PET-CT scanning, and Nuclear Medicine Therapy using Radio-pharmaceuticals like Iodine-131
PET –CT based radiotherapy planning
CT scan based radiotherapy planning
CT –MRI fusion
Image based interventional ooncology (RFA , TACE)
Early screening of cancers in the Breast, Cervix, Head and Neck, Colorectum, Prostate and Lung
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
- 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
- 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.
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