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Vascular surgeon (Dr. Amit Kumar) helps elderly Emirati woman get back on her feet

Vascular surgeon (Dr. Amit Kumar) helps elderly Emirati woman get back on her feet

Vascular surgeon Sharjah, has helped a 76-year-old Emirati diabetic woman get back on her feet after a successful procedure at University Hospital Sharjah. During the two-hour long angioplasty procedure, Dr Amit Kumar, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at UHS, removed several blockages in her leg’s arteries, allowing her to walk again after many years of being wheelchair-bound. The patient, Fatima Salim Al Marri, has been a diabetic with high blood pressure for the past 18......

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Awards Ceremony for outstanding contribution in publishing articles in international journals  – Burjeel Hospital

Awards Ceremony for outstanding contribution in publishing articles in international journals – Burjeel Hospital

VPS Healthcare Group awarded and recognized Dr. Amit Kumar ( Consultant – Vascular Surgery ) in the Awards Ceremony at Burjeel Hospital Auditorium. This event was organized to recognize individuals who have continuously worked towards achieving healthcare innovations with the objective of improving patient safety and care through research and development....

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Side effects of “injections” – sclerotherapy

Side effects of “injections” – sclerotherapy

What are “injections” that are given in the veins? While the video shows you how it looks, there are several questions, which I get asked mainly related to the complications, and which I thought we should discuss. These “injections” are also known as “sclerotherapy.” These can be done for the very fine veins – “reticular veins / spider veins” or the larger veins “ varicose veins”. The smaller ones (reticular veins) are treated simply with using......

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Endovascular Revolution in Vascular Surgery : Coffee Morning at UHS

Endovascular Revolution in Vascular Surgery : Coffee Morning at UHS

At UHS coffee morning session on 30th August 2015, Dr. Amit Kumar, Consultant, Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Sharjah spoke about “Endovascular Revolution in Vascular Surgery” Vascular surgery recognized the transition from open surgery to endovascular procedures as treatments for vascular disease, which was established in Dr. Amit’s lecture. Because of their experience and expertise in minimally invasive procedures (Endovascular) for carotid occlusive......

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BUILDING HEALTHCARE MIDDLE EAST – Dr. Amit Kumar Speaks

BUILDING HEALTHCARE MIDDLE EAST – Dr. Amit Kumar Speaks

Dr. Amit Kumar Specialist Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor -  Surgery Columbia University, New York, USA speaks about "The impact of EHR when creating a value-based care delivery system", in a session "THE FUTURE OF CARE DELIVERY" at Building Healthcare Middle East 2015.   Building Healthcare Middle East 2015 Conferences were designed for anyone involved in healthcare facilities investment, finance, construction, design and planning,......

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Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) affects about 10% of the US population and can develop at any age. Women tend to be affected twice as often as men. To be diagnosed with this syndrome four basic criteria must be met: 1. Symptoms are triggered by rest / sleep 2. Worse at night and absent in the morning 3. Strong urge to move the legs 4. Relief of symptoms with movement of the legs While RLS may accompany a host of medical conditions it may occur by itself. Controlling these......

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