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HCG – Industry Firsts

  • HCG was the first hospital to perform Asia’s first Bloodless Bone Marrow Transplant.
  • India’s first Computer Assisted Tumour Navigation Surgery (CATS) for bone cancer was performed at HCG
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to introduce Flattening Free Filter (FFF) mode technology for cancer treatment.
  • HCG is the first in Asia to have treated a patient with 3D radio-guided surgery – Surgic Eye.
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to perform advanced bone reconstruction for Ewing’s Sarcoma using a massive donor bone. It is also the first to introduce biological bone reconstruction as a form of treatment in India.
  • Cyberheart – HCG is the first hospital in India to remove a tumour in the left ventricle of the heart through CyberKnife.
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to save a patient’s vocal cord through the world’s most advanced laser technology.
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to introduce high-precision Trans-Oral Laser Surgery (TOLS) endoscopically.
  • HCG has conducted the largest number of Breast Conservation Surgeries in India.
  • HCG is first in India to introduce TrueBeam Linear Accelerator Radiotherapy System.
  • It was the first in India to introduce Hyperthermia as a form of treatment.
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to introduce Tomotherapy H.
  • HCG is the first hospital in the world to perform the quickest radiosurgery to treat Trigeminal Neuralgia (“The Suicide Disease”).
  • HCG, in association with Cevrgenx, is the first cancer centre to introduce high-precision genomics-based radiation therapy in India.
  • HCG is the first in India to treat cancer patients using the AccurayRadixact system.
  • HCG is the first hospital in India to digitise histopathology workflow for primary diagnosis.
  • HCG is Karnataka’s first hospital to have a digital PET CT scanner for cancer diagnosis.
  • Karnataka’s first plasma bank was launched at HCG Cancer Centre, Bangalore.

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