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 […]

Ukrainian woman suffering from a heart ailment treated successfully

A 32-year-old Ukrainian woman Kseniia Scchihol, who suffered from chemotherapy induced dilated cardiomyopathy underwent heart transplant at Fortis hospital, Mulund, after the parents of a 17-year-old brain dead college girl, from Jaipur, consented to donate her organs. Scchihol has been discharged after the successful surgery

Ukrainian woman suffering from a heart ailment treated successfullyKseniia Scchihol, a 32-yr-old Ukrainian national suffered from Chemotherapy induced Dilated Cardiomyopathy. With history of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, she had undergone multiple chemotherapy cycles. While in the remission phase, she started showing symptoms of cardiac failure. She travelled to the country with her husband seeking medical aid. “I owe my second life to the medical […]

By donating his organs, my father is still alive: Daughter

At a time when organ donation has gained its much-needed credibility, a family from Nagpur has donated all the functional organs of a 49-year-old after he was declared brain-dead last week

By donating his organs, my father is still alive: DaughterVery often in our lives, trying times can take a toll on our decision-making abilities. Same is the case with a family from Nagpur, but this family has given us goals of goodness and kindness by performing actions of exemplary excellence amidst major crisis. A timely decision, by the family, has given life to seven […]

Daughter donates organs of her brain dead mother

A daughter's noble deed to donate her brain dead mother's organs has given a new lease of life to four patients who were in need of organs, cornea and skin

Daughter donates organs of her brain dead motherA 43 –year-old woman was declared brain dead after she met with an accident on Baramati-Jejuri road. Her daughter, who is perusing engineering, decided to save four lives by donating her mother’s heart, liver, two corneas and skin, with the help of the other family members. Ruby hall clinic’s staff, travelled all the way to […]

Medical miracle: Brain-dead woman kept alive for 123 days to give birth to her children

Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha died during pregnancy from a stroke. Doctors saved her nine-week-old embryos after their hearts continued to beat. Hospital staff sung and talked to her bump to replicate a mother's love. Doctors said the babies had no hope of surviving after their mother's death. They were born as healthy premature babies

Medical miracle: Brain-dead woman kept alive for 123 days to give birth to her childrenA brain dead pregnant woman was kept alive for 123 days – the longest time ever – before delivering twins by emergency caesarean section. Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha, 21, from Campo Largo in south Brazil, died during pregnancy in October last year after suffering a stroke. Doctors decided to save the nine-week-old embryos after […]

Doctors develop guidelines to identify, manage potential organ donors

Critical care specialist doctors develop concise guidelines for identification and management of identified potential organ donors. The ISCCM member doctors have submitted the draft to National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) for its endorsement. Government has already set up NOTTO for regulating organ transplants in India, but the country does not have any guidelines for identification and management of potential organ donors

Doctors develop guidelines to identify, manage potential organ donorsCritical care specialists in India, for the first time have developed concise guidelines for identification and management of identified potential organ donors. The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) member doctors, who have developed these guidelines, have also submitted the draft to National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) for its endorsement. In the […]