SRS and SRT are advanced forms of radiation therapy where high doses of radiation are delivered to small targets within the brain and spine. They are non-invasive; which means patients do not require anaesthetics or incisions. With shorter recovery time, patients can quickly get back to their normal daily routines and enjoy a better quality of life.
Since the launch of the new oncology services in November 2019, the hospital has successfully completed two Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRT) surgeries for brain tumour patients with good outcomes.
The hospital’s strong reputation is further enhanced with the addition of 22 beds - one Presidential Suite, two Junior Suites and 19 Single Deluxe Suites - to cater to more patients from the Southern Region of Malaysia as well as medical travellers from Singapore and Indonesia.
In particular, the Junior Suites and Presidential Suite have been popular with mothers to-be, with 21 babies delivered since December.
“We are seeing strong growth from both domestic and medical tourism patients and we want to ensure patients receive the very best that healthcare can offer,” said Chief Executive Officer of Gleneagles Hospital Medini Johor, Jean-Francois Naa.
“Leveraging the strength of our Gleneagles Hospital brand and our track record in performing complex procedures with outstanding outcomes, we believe Gleneagles Hospital Medini Johor will further boost the attractiveness of Iskandar as a healthcare destination,” he added.
IHH Healthcare started 2022 on an exciting note by hosting its first hybrid Global Town Hall on 27 January, with more than 100 staff in attendance at the webcast venue in Malaysia.
Fear not for this is not a beast machine out of a Transformer movie. The cyclotron is a particle accelerator that was installed in the new Proton Therapy Centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.
After its first successful bilateral hand transplant in August last year, the team at Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai has gone on to perform the life-changing surgery on two quadruple amputee patients – a first for India.
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).
Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong’s Peritoneal Malignancy Treatment Centre has introduced new intraperitoneal chemotherapy procedures, including Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and Pressurised Intraperitoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC).
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.