Professor Tutluoğlu was one of the first few physicians who were infected by COVID-19 in Turkey several days after the country recorded its first case on 11 March. He was admitted to the hospital on 17 March, where he was eventually tested COVID-19 positive.
As his condition worsened, he was transferred to the intensive care unit, where he was put on ventilation and started on a challenging treatment involving plasmapheresis and stem cell therapy.
While I was anaesthetised by my colleagues at the intensive care unit, I told myself that I cannot be defeated by this infection,” said the Professor.
After battling the disease for almost a month, he was finally well to go home. As he walked out of the ward, cheered on by well-wishers, his first response when asked what he was looking forward to most, was: “I can go back to treating my patients now!”
On 9 November, Singapore’s Heath Minister Ong Ye Kung paid a visit to Mount Elizabeth Hospital to recognise and appreciate our staff for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice throughout the ongoing crisis.
A 27-hour surgery supported by an army of 60 healthcare professionals. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in this case, it was what it took to separate a pair of conjoined twins.
Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani is the first private hospital in Malaysia to introduce a new minimally-invasive procedure known as Rezum Water Vapour Therapy, to help men seeking treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart” – the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln has been a guiding force in Dr Chang Woan Ching’s life, and the motivation behind her string of academic achievements during the difficult COVID-19 lockdown period.
Our Pharmacy staff at Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong are now able to devote more time to serve our patients, thanks to the newly installed fully-automated vial-filling machine that can dispense medication with efficiency, safety and accuracy.
Gleneagles Hospital Chengdu successfully completed two major hepatobiliary surgeries recently that exemplified the clinical and service excellence of our China general surgery team.