Maha: Organ donation from Kolhapur saves life of three patients

This is the third organ donation from Kolhapur, where liver and two kidneys saved life of three people

Maha: Organ donation from Kolhapur saves life of three patientsThe organ donation happened in Diamond Hospital from Kasba Bawada area of Kolhapur. D Y Patil hospital in Pune carried out liver transplant for the first time. While one kidney was given to Diamond Hospital, one kidney was given to Noble Hospital from Pune. It was 6-year-old brain-dead whose organs were retrieved. The family was […]

Organ donation: ‘It was her lifetime wish to have her organs donated’

Shama (name changed), a 30-year-old woman had expressed her wish to be organ donor when she was alive and on being declared brain-dead, her family fulfilled her wish. The woman who succumbed to her illness gave new lease of life to a 67-year-old man, by donating her liver

Organ donation: ‘It was her lifetime wish to have her organs donated’Shama was brought to Aditya Birla Hospital because of large intracranial bleed. For last 15 years she was on medication for SLE Lupus nephritis. It is a connective tissue disorder which affects all organs. Both the donor and the recipient were operated at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital in Pune. The only sister of three brothers, […]

Two cadaver donations take place in Mumbai, saving 6 lives

In both the individual cases, the families of the deceased were aware about the cause of organ donation. As awareness on organ donation is increasing more people are volunteering to donate organs, but a lot more still needs to be done. For this reasons, My Medical Mantra is observing the month of August as organ donation awareness month  

Two cadaver donations take place in Mumbai, saving 6 livesA 33-year-old male had suffered a brain stroke at home and was admitted to Apollo Hospital, Vashi. On August 06, the doctors declared him brain-dead. The doctors spoke to the family and immediately the family consented for his organ donation as the family was aware of what organ donation meant. While speaking to My Medical […]

Pune: 16-year-old brain-dead student gives new lease of life to four

A cadaver donation was witnessed at Pune’s Sassoon Hospital today. A 16-year-old student met with a road accident and was declared brain-dead during his treatment in the hospital.

Pune: 16-year-old brain-dead student gives new lease of life to fourThe parents gave their approval for donating his organs after they were counselled by doctors the hospital. A green corridor was created by the Pune Traffic Police with help of Sassoon hospital administration. At 3 pm, the donor heart left from Sassoon Hospital and reached Pune airport within 10 minutes. The flight took off at […]

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figures

While the state had seen 132 cadaver organ donations in total in 2016, it has witnessed 135, this year. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations was 61, while the last year it had seen a significant increase, by taking the total up to 132. While Pune topped the list in 2016, this year Mumbai has topped the list

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figuresWith a slight improvement in the organ donation figures of Maharashtra, Mumbai has seen the highest donation in state since January 1, 2017 till date. While the state had witnessed an unprecedented rise in organ donation in 2016, this year, the bar has been raised. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations […]

Organ donation: Recipients express gratitude to donor families

The Pune ZTCC today arranged an event to celebrate National Organ Donation Day which was marked on 27 November. The event aimed to spread awareness on the importance of organ donation. It also facilitated ambulance drivers and social workers working in the medical field

Organ donation: Recipients express gratitude to donor familiesIn total, 63 families were felicitated today at the event organised to celebrate National Organ Donation Day. While National Organ Donation Day was observed on November 27, ZTCC Pune had decided to celebrate it on Saturday in the city. Nirmala Tonage got an opportunity on Saturday to thank her children who decided to donate their […]

Perfect empathy: Liver transplant patient to push for organ donation

The long journey to receive an organ sometimes makes recipients mentally vulnerable, discouraged, and often feeling like a burden upon their loved ones. Patients on the wait list have no idea when a donor organ will be available, and on occasions, they have to wait for weeks or even years. This was the exact case with 21-year-old Mumbaikar, Gauri Rane who waited for a year and she is now set to create awareness regarding organ donation

Perfect empathy: Liver transplant patient to push for organ donationGauri Rane, 21, who lives in Kandivali, has overcome hardships. On October 10, she underwent a liver transplant surgery. But one year before the transplant was difficult for her. After which, she underwent a liver transplant. Organ transplant is often the last resort for those at the last stage of organ disease. Be it the […]

A 61-year-old brain-dead woman gives a new lease of life to 3

A lot of people are coming forward to donate organs by understanding the importance of ‘one organ can save up to 8 lives’. A large number of recipients are waiting to get organs. Thankfully, organ donation awareness campaign is picking up momentum and a lot are coming forward and doing their bit. In order to give a new lease of life to 3, the family of brain dead woman from Pune donated her organs. This humane gesture is user to inspire others

A 61-year-old brain-dead woman gives a new lease of life to 3Organ donation is the need of the hour. It can help in saving and enriching the life of the needy. So, in a bid to save three lives, the family of a 61-year-old woman, who was declared brain- dead on Saturday at the Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), decided to donate her liver and cornea. The liver was donated […]

Critical surgery revives two patients who were almost brain-dead

The patients had stopped breathing and their hearts were not functioning when they were brought in to the hospital. Even the pupils of these patients were not reacting to the light. They were on the second stage of brain death, where the heart stops pumping blood

Critical surgery revives two patients who were almost brain-deadTwo patients who were almost brain-dead had been admitted to a Pune hospital and were brought back to life with timely help and effective consecutive surgeries. These patients were on the second stage of brain death, where the heart stops pumping blood. However, with neuro-surgeries the clots of these patients were removed and they are […]

11-year-old saves four lives

Organ donation is the new catch-phrase these days. In another case of organ donation, parents of a 11-year old with a farming background have donated her heart, liver and kidney to save four lives after she was declared brain-dead, yesterday

11-year-old saves four livesIn yet another case of organ donation, parents of 11-year-old who belongs to a family of farmers have donated her heart, liver and kidney to save four lives, after she was declared brain-dead, yesterday night. The heart was donated to Fortis hospital in Mulund, to a 7-year-old boy and liver was donated to a 23 […]