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COVID testing to mark a 50% hike at Lucknow's KGMU with the launch of 'high throughput lab'

In an attempt to augment the city's COVID testing capacity, a 'high throughput lab' has been launched at the King George Medical University in Lucknow. Instituted at the Department of Microbiology of the varsity, the new centre will help in boosting the daily testing numbers to 1.5 times their present value. As per reports, the latest intervention is driven by an increase in the count of RT-PCR testing machines and RNA extraction devices.

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3D printing technology deployed at Lucknow's KGMU to perform critical surgeries!

Opening doors to the interdisciplinary techniques, Lucknow's George Medical University is now using 3D printing to assist critical surgeries. As per reports, a liver transplant was recently conducted at the institute with the help of a 3D printed model of the organ fabricated by an engineer. Reportedly, the maximum benefits of this innovative development will be witnessed in the orthopedics and neurology departments while other medical areas will also be assisted.

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Preventive protocols implemented in UP to arrest outbreak of new 'Delta Plus' COVID-19 variant

Aiming targeted interventions for caution and control against the new Delta Plus variant cases spurting across different states in the nation, the Uttar Pradesh administration has issued new orders. Simultaneously, Lucknow's King George Medical University will be conducting research and investigation for deciphering the symptoms and course of the mutant. While the samples have also been sent for screening in Pune and Delhi institutes till now, the process at KGMU will start from today.

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Resumption of OPD services in Lucknow hospitals to ease out the backlog of surgeries!

Taking the plummeting tally of COVID cases into account, all community and primary health centres in the state have started with their OPD operations, to rehabilitate patients with general health issues. Consequently, official orders to start surgical services at all district hospitals in line with the COVID protocols, are in effect as well.

In congruence with the dropping infection count and other related directives of the administration, Lucknow's premier healthcare facilities, including SGPGI and KGMU, have recommenced their OPD functions. Now reportedly, over one lakh patients in the city are in the queue for surgeries as the non-COVID services are back on track.

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Lucknow's King George Medical University receives a new air purification system!

Standing tall as one of the best healthcare facilities in Uttar Pradesh and the country, Lucknow's King George Medical University is equipped with prime infrastructure. As per recent developments, the institute has now received a new air purification system. Donated by Pulmocare Medical System and Kerala Samajam, the latest addition to the complex will help in upgrading the levels of air quality and ameliorate the hospital's ecosystem.

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