Dr Deepak Agrawal

AIIMS launches online tracking system for poor patients

In order to check the malpractice of patients submitting false certificates to get free diagnostic tests or surgeries done, the AIIMS has launched an online verification system for poor patients who are exempt from paying charges. Source The Economic Times, 20th Dec 2015

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Smart Technology Award 2015 for Online Appointment System and Patient Portal

15th December 2015 Dr. Deepak Agrawal Chairman Computerization All India Institute of Medical Science Information Technology Department of IT AIIMS Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029 Dear Dr. Agrawal, I am pleased to enclose a pullout from today’s edition of Business Standard (released national) on the Skoch Smart Technology Awards. It carries the group photo of all the Awardees and lists your award winning project(s). We look forward to continue to interact with you. Thanking you, Dr Gursharan Dhanjal Editor & CEO Skoch Group Business Standard, 15th December 2015  

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Micro-DREZ for Nerve Pain Treatment

A 35 year old gentleman presented to my clinic with his right hand in a sling. He was in obvious anguish. With his face gnarled in pain he told me his story: He had slipped from his bike 6 months back on his right shoulder. Immediately after the injury, he could not move the whole of his right upper limb and had been rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors had told him that he had injured his nerves and had what is technically called a brachial plexus injury. Within a month of his injury he started having pain in …

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AIIMS doctor wins Young Neurosurgeon Award

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New Delhi, July 31: Deepak Agarwal, a leading doctor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has been selected for the prestigious ‘Young Neurosurgeon Award 2008’ for adapting advanced neurosurgery techniques for use in developing countries like India.The award, constituted by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and Council for State Neurosurgical Societies (CSNS), will be conferred to Agarwal, an assistant professor (Neurosurgery) in AIIMS, in September, an AIIMS release said.The award is given to individuals, selected by a committee of CSNS, for their research with the most socio- economic impact worldwide in the field of neurosurgery.

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Tumour Surgery Less Expensive With Vitamin E

Tumour Surgery Less Expensive With Vitamin E

NEW DELHI: Doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are using Vitamin E tablets as a substitute for expensive disposable markers while performing minimally invasive neurosurgery for tumours. This has brought down the cost of disposable by 99% making it affordable for patients. AIIMS has one image-guided machine, which is used for performing the complex neurosurgery procedure through minimal invasion. The surgery costs nearly Rs 15,000, but the disposable fiducials (markers) that were provided by the manufacturer of the machine increased the cost by another Rs 5,000. “The fiducials just added to the total surgery cost. Moreover, in …

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