First National Medical Records Day celebrated at SUMUM

The first National Medical Records Day was celebrated at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) on September 9. The National Medical Records

Minister underlines importance of organ donation

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s minister for health and family welfare, Niranjan Pujari on Tuesday underlined the importance of organ donation saying there


Large skull base tumour removed from 15-year-old

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons of SUM Ultimate Medicare here have successfully removed a cricket ball size skull base tumour from a 15-year-old

SUMUM street play

Street play to popularise organ donation in society

Bhubaneswar: The staff members of SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) to spread awareness about organ donation enacted ‘Life after Death’- a

neuromodulation lab

SUM Hospital gets neuromodulation lab

Bhubaneswar: A state-of-the-art neuromodulation lab was inaugurated at the Department of Psychiatry of the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM

world headache society

Odisha neurologist awarded fellowship by World Headache Society

Bhubaneswar: Prof (Dr) Suryaprakash Chowdhury, Professor in Neurology department of Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here, has been


Brain-dead Odisha man organs give new lease of life to four

Bhubaneswar: In a first in Odisha’s medical history, multiple organs were retrieved from a brain dead patient at the SUM


SOA researchers develop innovative formulations for medical use

Bhubaneswar: Researchers at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here have developed simple, economical and innovative pharmaceutical formulations to treat various chronic

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Transfusion medicine is a game changer, says expert

Bhubaneswar: With the emergence of Transfusion Medicine as a separate clinical and scientific branch in medical science, India has witnessed

blood cancer

Blood cancer can be defeated with proper treatment, say experts

Bhubaneswar: Around one lakh are diagnosed with blood cancer in India every year, but can be defeated with proper treatment


Doctors conduct successful surgery on 73-year-old patient

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here have successfully conducted a challenging surgery on a 73-year-old woman suffering from


Awareness needed around schizophrenia: Experts

Bhubaneswar: Experts in psychiatry have underlined the need to educate the people about schizophrenia, a mental illness that affects around


Conclave on infection prevention and control

Bhubaneswar: Medical professionals including nurses, paramedics and laboratory technicians from different hospitals across Odisha attended a day-long conclave on ‘Infection

TB workshop

Two-day TB task force workshop for east zone begins

Bhubaneswar: The fact that eradication of tuberculosis in India is a huge challenge has to be accepted and accordingly steps

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Two-day NTEP zonal task force meeting at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The two-day zonal task force meeting of the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP) for eastern region will be held

forensic medicine day

National Forensic Medicine Day observed at IMS and SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The importance of forensic medicine was discussed at a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme organised at the Institute of

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International Nurses’ Day celebrated at SUMUM

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare celebrated the International Nurses’ Day on Friday. The nurses who were present at the event took

Urban Veterinary Hospital

Urban Veterinary Hospital treats over 5k animals, birds in last one year

Bhubaneswar: The Urban Veterinary Hospital, set up here by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) a year ago, has so far treated


National workshop on mechanical ventilation held

Bhubaneswar: A two-day workshop on mechanical ventilation held at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) held here recently was attended by 73

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Surgeons pull off complex surgery on a cancer patient

Bhubaneswar: A young team of surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have successfully performed a

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SUM Hospital to set up multi-drug resistant TB centre

Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here will be setting up a centre to treat patients suffering

IDS to initiate project for translating Cochrane evidence

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), a constituent of Cochrane India

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Surgeons conduct rare surgery on four-year-old

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medical sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA)

H3N2 influenza

H3N2 Influenza: Symptoms and treatment

With India reporting two deaths and 90 cases so far, H3N2 influenza, also known as the “Hong Kong flu”, is

world kidney day

Awareness needed around kidney related ailments, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Eighty persons out of every one lakh population suffer from kidney related ailments while the number of such patients

Prof. (Dr.) E. Venkata Rao

Scientists should be prepared for Covid like situation, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Covid like challenges are likely to confront humanity again but scientists should be prepared to face the same and

Amity 2023

Stay updated about developments in pharma world, expert tells students

Bhubaneswar: Pharma students should keep themselves updated regarded developments in the industry and learn continuously to remain relevant in their

Melioidosis: what we know about this fatal tropical disease

Bhubaneswar: Ever heard of Melioidosis? This least known ailment is a deadly tropical disease caused by a soil saprophyte (bacteria)

Pediatric cancer

Pediatric cancer can be cured if diagnosed early, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Most childhood cancers can be cured if diagnosed early and treated appropriately, Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Panda, in-charge of PediatricHematology

ICICI foundation

ICICI Foundation gifts seven dialysis machines to SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The ICICI Foundation has gifted seven dialysis machines to the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of

multiple myeloma

52-year-old multiple myeloma patient undergoes successful SCT procedure

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have successfully treated a 52-year-old woman suffering from

world cancer day

World Cancer Day observed at SUMUM

Bhubaneswar: Sum Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) on Saturday observed the World Cancer Day by organising a patient engagement programme inside the

Chestcon Odisha

Emerging lung ailments shifting focus from TB, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD), an umbrella term used for a plethora of diseases that cause scarring or fibrosis of

robotic knee surgery

First robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery conducted in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery, which ensures greater precision and better result and is seen as the future of joint

Dr Dhirendra Kumar Ray

Eminent surgeon Dhirendra Ray passes away

Bhubaneswar: Eminent surgeon and former dean of Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital Prof. (Dr) Dhirendra Kumar Ray passed

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Doctors turn around newborn with congenital heart defect

Bhubaneswar: A month-old baby boy, critically ill because of a congenital heart defect, has been turned around by a team

In a first in Odisha, doctors conduct rare minimal invasive procedure

Bhubaneswar: In a first in Odisha, doctors at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here successfully treated a patient’s bleeding through urinary

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New batch at SUM go through white coat ceremony

Bhubaneswar: The new batch of MBBS students who have taken admission into the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital

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SUM CTVS team conducts rare cardiac surgery

Bhubaneswar: For the first time in Odisha, the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) team at the Institute of Medical Sciences


Surgeons remove chicken bone stuck in food pipe for 7 days

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at Sum Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here successfully removed a chicken bone that was stuck in a person’s food


Doctors turn around a critically ill elderly

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at SUM Ultimate Medicare here battled for 57 days to successfully turn around a 79-year-old man down with

Lumpy Skin Disease

Lumpy Skin Disease resurfaces in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), a Capripox virus disease affecting cattle, buffalo and goat, which was detected in Odisha in

SUMUM sleep clinic

SUMUM launches sleep clinic

Bhubaneswar: There is a misconception in the public mind that snoring is a sign of good sleep. But few realise

Perioperative Nurses’ Week

SUMUM observes Perioperative Nurses’ Week

Bhubaneswar: The Perioperative Nurses’ Week was observed at SUM Ultimate Medicare Hospital. The Perioperative Nurses’ Week is organised during the


Pre-conference workshop for national periodontology held at IDS

Bhubaneswar: Around 150 delegates from around the country attended four pre-conference workshops held at the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS),

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha approves cyclotron unit at NISER

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved state government funding of Rs 150 crore for the establishment of a state-of-the-art Medical

Dr K Madan Gopal

NITI Aayog member urges documentation of successful Covid management by states

Bhubaneswar: The way several states including Odisha battled the Covid-19 pandemic and emerged successful must be documented for generation of

foot and ankle surgery

Foot and ankle now focus of orthopedics

Bhubaneswar: Foot and ankle surgery, a newly developing sub-speciality in orthopedics, was the focus in a symposium and workshop, held


Doctors remove huge tumour from newborn’s abdomen in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) have successfully removed a huge tumour from the abdomen of a newborn girl,

Mental Health

Need for mental equilibrium stressed on World Mental Health Day

Bhubaneswar: The need for mental equilibrium, a state of balance between a person’s mental framework and the environment, was stressed

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SUM surgeons conduct challenging surgery on newborn

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare have successfully conducted surgery to repair Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) in a newborn baby

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Tumour weighing 7.5 kg removed from child’s abdomen

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have removed a tumour weighing 7.5 kg from the

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Lifestyle changes, stress management key to avoid heart attacks

Bhubaneswar: Lifestyle changes and stress management are keys to avoiding cardiac problems in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic which

World Pharmacists’ Day

Importance of pharmacists in healthcare stressed

Bhubaneswar: The importance of pharmacists in the healthcare system was underscored at a programme organised to celebrate World Pharmacists’ Day


SOA faculty members felicitated at SASH-2022

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Umesh Chandra Parida, Head of Department, Hospital Administration of SOA’s faculty of Management Sciences and Dr. Aurolipy, Associate

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Child with critical burn injuries recovers

Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old girl, who suffered 30 per cent burn injuries following an accident and was treated at the Burn

World Suicide Prevention Day

80 per cent of suicides preventable, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Around 80 per cent of people dying by suicide send out tell-tale warning signs before taking the extreme step


Odisha’s first inpatient rehab unit opens in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first inpatient rehabilitation unit was inaugurated at SUM Ultimate Medicare here on the occasion of the World Physiotherapy

Skull base osteomyelitis

Overseas patient successfully treated of rare disease at Bhubaneswar hospital

Bhubaneswar: In a boost to medical tourism in Odisha, a 65-year-old Iraqi national suffering from central skull base osteomyelitis has

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IMS and SUM Hospital ranked 12th in the country

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, the faculty of medical sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), has been


Alcohol consumption linked to 200 diseases, says psychiatrist

Bhubaneswar: Alcohol intake is responsible for around three million deaths every year worldwide, which is 5.3 per cent and requires

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Programme on salivary gland tumours

Bhubaneswar: A ‘Continuing Medical Education’ programme on the subject ‘Diagnostic Approach to Salivary Gland Tumours’ was held at the Institute

Oral Hygiene Day

Talk shows, academic lecture mark Oral Hygiene Day at IDS

Bhubaneswar: Talk shows on the importance of maintaining a clean mouth and an academic lecture marked the Oral Hygiene Day

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Patient with rare blood disorder successfully treated at SUM hospital

Bhubaneswar: A 30-year-old woman suffering from a rare blood disorder has been successfully treated at the Institute of Medical Sciences


SUMUM doctors turn around pre-term baby weighing 750 grams

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) have saved life of a newborn baby weighing only 750 grams. The baby


SUMUM bags best multi-specialty award

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the one-stop, next generation multispecialty quaternary care hospital here, has been conferred with the ‘Best

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Doctor’s Day celebrated at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Doctors should serve the society with passion which will go a long way in avoiding unsavoury incidents of attacks

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Japanese national recovers from Covid, discharged from Bhubaneswar hospital

Bhubaneswar: A Japanese national, who contracted Covid while on a visit to India, was discharged from SUM Covid Hospital here


Minister lauds SUMUM efforts in battle against Covid

Bhubaneswar: The service rendered by the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) and SUM Covid Hospital after the outbreak of the Covid-19

Oral cancer awareness

IDS conducts oral cancer awareness campaign

Bhubaneswar: Faculty members and students of the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), SOA’s faculty of Dental Sciences, in collaboration with


Nine-year-old cured of rare disease

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), have successfully treated a nine-year-old girl suffering from a rare condition known

Prof. (Dr.) Sanghamitra Mishra

Prof Sanghamitra Mishra to be new dean of SUM hospital

Bhubaneswar: Prof. (Dr.) Sanghamitra Mishra, Professor and Head of department of Critical Care Medicine, has been appointed as the new

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Surgeons successfully remove large tumour from woman’s chest

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medical sciences of SOA, have successfully removed

Dental photography

IDS conducts two-day workshop on dental photography

Bhubaneswar: A two-day workshop on dental photography which was conducted at the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental

Schizophrenia patients need hope and support

Bhubaneswar: The need to instill hope in the minds of people suffering from schizophrenia was stressed at a programme organised

7th Women Dental Meet

More women need to enter dental profession

Bhubaneswar: More women have been entering the field of dentistry in recent years but most practitioners of dental science continued

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SUM conducts first stem cell transplantation using cryopreservation

Bhubaneswar: For the first time in Odisha, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of SOA here,

Cancer in women

Increased awareness right way to fight cancer in women, say experts

Bhubaneswar: Rise in awareness level and regular screening is the way forward to battle cancer in women, Dr. Chira Ranjan

GARC Award

SUMUM’s Dr. Banambar Ray honoured with GARC award

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Banambar Ray, Head of the department of Critical Care at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), has been honoured with

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Medical Education Department inaugurated at IMS and SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A Medical Education Department, as required under the National Medical Commission rules, was inaugurated at the Institute of Medical

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Awareness week on immunisation held at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A week-long awareness programme on immunisation was conducted by the department of paediatrics at the IMS and SUM Hospital

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Neuro surgeons remove multiple brain tumours in rare surgery

Bhubaneswar: In a rare single surgery, neurosurgeons of Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have removed multiple tumours

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Odisha’s first private veterinary hospital inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first privately-run veterinary hospital for domestic and stray animals and birds was inaugurated here on Thursday. The hospital,

IDS organises oral cancer awareness month

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), observed ‘Oral Cancer Awareness Month’


‘Children now getting more affected by rheumatic arthritis’

Bhubaneswar: Children are getting increasingly afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis these days but the problem can be addressed through proper diagnosis,

SUM hospital becomes first in Odisha to use brachytherapy

Bhubaneswar: Oncologists at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here have deployed bravos brachytherapy, a type of radiation therapy, with success


Dr Banambar Ray of SUMUM felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Banambar Ray, head of the department of Critical Care at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here has been felicitated


Laparoscopic method used for kidney transplantation

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here took the laparoscopic surgery route to remove a kidney from a donor

World Tuberculosis Day

Covid interrupted the battle against tuberculosis, says expert

Bhubaneswar: While detection and notification of tuberculosis (TB) patients in India was already a difficult task, the surge of the

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Advanced EUS guided cystogastrostomy used to treat patient

Bhubaneswar: Gastroenterologists at the SUM Ultimate Medicare have used latest Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) guided Cystogastrostomy on a 27-year-old patient to

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Six-month-old baby with cardiac ailment successfully treated

Bhubaneswar: A six-month-old baby boy, suffering from pulmonary valve stenosis, a problem relating to the heart valve, has been successfully


SUMUM wins prestigious Six Sigma Award

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) has won the prestigious Six Sigma Award as the ‘Best Hospital’ and ‘Best Patient Care

SUM Nursing College

Need to stay careful despite drop in Covid cases, says RMRC head

Bhubaneswar: Though the shadow of Covid-19 has been on the wane and things appear to be veering towards the old

World Kidney Day

City hospital to take up donor kidney transplantation

Bhubaneswar: Deceased donor kidney transplantation will soon be taken up at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here. This was announced

Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital

Around two lakh people in India affected by kidney diseases, experts say

Bhubaneswar: A disciplined and regulated lifestyle and regular health checkup can help avoid Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), experts said at

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Cochlear implant surgery successfully done on four-year-old boy

Bhubaneswar: Cochlear implant surgery has given hope to millions of children who are born deaf. The most complex and delicate

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SUM neurosurgeons achieve yet another surgical feat

Bhubaneswar: In yet another surgical feat, neurosurgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital successfully operated a rare

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Environmental degradation is a serious threat, says pulmonary disease expert

Bhubaneswar: Issues like climate change and environmental degradation should be taken seriously as they are responsible for many pulmonary diseases,

Ireland based physician keen to set up centre for regenerative medicine in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Eminent Ireland-based gastroenterologist Prof. Dilip Mahapatra is exploring the possibility of establishing a Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Odisha

World Childhood Cancer Day

Experts say 80 per cent paediatric cancer cases are treatable

Bhubaneswar: Nearly four lakh children worldwide are afflicted by cancer every year of which 80 per cent cases can be