Copa Star Hospital Has Opened in Rio de Janeiro

Copa Star Hospital has opened in October 2016 in Rio de Janeiro’s southern region. The exact location of the hospital is close to Copacabana beach on Figueiredo Magalhaes Street. The time required for the completion of the hospital was almost three years. It is not a regular hospital rather it has outstanding service, comfort, luxury, and latest technology. It appears to be a five-star hotel from the outside. The organization that introduced this concept is D’Or Sao Luiz Network. The building has seven stories which are constructed with innovative technology. The area of the hospital is around twenty-one thousand square foot. Patients at Copa Star Hospital has more freedom as compared to regular hospitals. They can tap on the iPad to request a nurse or talk to a doctor. The beds of the hospital have a feature of automation. There is an application which allows patients to do tasks like accessing the doctor, change room’s lighting, close and open curtains.

President and founder of D’Or Sao Luiz is a cardiologist named Dr. Jorge Moll. Under his leadership, the network invested an amount of four hundred million dollars in 2013 to start building Copa Star Hospital. He said that Copa Star is an excellent option for all those who had to visit distant hospitals in Rio de Janeiro and Sau Paulo. At Copa Star Hospital, highly trained staff is available 24/7 to look after the patients. The most complicated type of surgeries is done here. Patients of the hospital describe it as living in a five-star hotel where highly trained doctors and nurses treat patients. The objective of building Copa Star Hospital was to treat patients with and latest technology. A new concept that is introduced at Copa Star is the separate passage for medical staff and stretchers. The corridors of the hospital are decorated with expensive paintings. Visit their profile page on Facebook.Com

IDOR which is D’Or Institute for Education and Research is an institute that works for the promotion of technological and scientific advancement in the training of medical professionals. The headquarter of the Institute is in Rio de Janeiro, and it was founded in the year 2010. D’Or Sao Luiz provides technical support and resources for the researchers that includes state-of-the-art instrument. The institute has other units operating in cities like Sao Paulo, Brasilia, and Recife. The headquarter continuously coordinates with the units in other cities. At the moment, there are over fifty students that are working with a team of researchers. These people are working on different projects which are aimed to bring important outcomes. The focus of the institute is areas like pediatrics, neurosciences, internal medicine, and medicine. Post-graduation diplomas, refresher courses, specialization, and residency programs are also offered by the institute. The senior researchers supervise the students for masters and doctoral degrees. Read more at SSC Magazine about Copa Star.

Stem Cell Transplants May Induce Long-Term Remission of Multiple Sclerosis

Outcomes from a new clinical trial demonstrated that transplantation of a patient’s personal blood-creating stem cells can energize sustained remission of multiple-sclerosis that is relapsing remitting. The treatment, referred as Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplant or HDIT/HCT and high-dose immunosuppressive therapy has portrayed patients of not more than five years showing benefits after they get the medication. Sixty-nine percent of individuals did not encounter any disability progression, new brain lesions after five years of treatment or multiple sclerosis symptoms relapses. Similarly, participants who not receive medication for different sclerosis subsequent to experiencing HDIT/HCT treatment may have a lower achievement rate than this new treatment.

The exploratory treatment has the objective suppressing active diseases while preventing more disability by eradicating disease-causing cells and bringing the immune system back to normal. Within the procedure, doctors take the blood-forming stem cells of the participant’s offering them with a high-dose chemotherapy depleting the immune system and making the participants stem cells to reestablish the immune system. And that is a unique work one of the specialist Dr Shiva Gopal Vasishita partakes.

Dr Shiva Gopal Vasishita is a neurologist based in Voorhees, New Jersey and is associated with Kennedy University Hospital. He got his medical degree from Government Medical College Nagpur. He has been in practice for over 20 years. Currently he is among the 34 specialists at Kennedy University Hospital who do specialization in Neurology.

After graduating in 1979, Dr Shiva Gopal Vasishita is said to have an accumulation of 40 years in experience. He finished a residency at Boston City Hospital. Besides, Dr. Vasishta spends significant time in Psychiatry. Presently, he does practice at Eastern Neurodiagnostic Associates whilst partnering with Kennedy Health System Cherry Hill Campus. Dr Shiva Gopal Vasishita is a certified board member in Neurology and also accepts different insurance plans such as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare.