Heavy teenage boys at increased risk of heart disease risk as adults

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests

Heavy teenage boys at increased risk of heart disease risk as adultsIt included about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years. During the follow-up, nearly 4,500 were diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, an uncommon heart muscle condition that can lead to heart failure. Average age at diagnosis was 45.5 years. […]

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman

This feat became possible after the wife of a 44-year old man from Nerul, Navi Mumbai, consented to donate his organs

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman  A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant to save the life of a 48-year-old recipient from Surat, Gujarat, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The 44-year-old donor who was working as a drawing teacher at a civic school in Bandra, […]

Aaradhya starts first day of school, with new heart after two years

It has been nearly two years since Aaradhya had to stop schooling mid-way due a serious heart ailment. She was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in December 2016. Although, she still has to take some precautionary measures. She is now living a normal life. Today was her first day at school. Her parents were initially concerned about her, but Aaradhya did quite well for her first day of school

Aaradhya starts first day of school, with new heart after two yearsAaradhya started a new chapter in her life today. Today was a special day for Aaradhya and her family. As she had to leave school, when she was diagnosed with a heart condition known as dilated cardiomyopathy. On September 5, 2017, Aaradhya received a new heart after a successful heart transplant surgery at Fortis Hospital, […]

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses its 20th heart transplant of 2018

Fortis Hospital (Mulund) performs its 85th successful heart transplant. The mother of a brain-dead daughter consented to donate her heart, liver, kidneys, and corneas

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses its 20th heart transplant of 2018A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head – Cardiac Transplant, successfully performed a heart transplant and saved the life of a 26-year-old man, hailing from Punagam, Surat, on November 20. This feat became possible, after the family of a 21-year-old woman from Surat, consented to donate her […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead man helps give a new lease of life to 18-yr-old youth

The heart was retrieved at PMSSY (Victoria Hospital), and was transported to M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, Mattikere with the help of a green corridor. The distance of 8.2kms was covered in a span of 13 minute

Organ donation: Brain-dead man helps give a new lease of life to 18-yr-old youth  An 18-year-old student from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh gets a new lease of life as he undergoes a heart transplant at M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre – a unit managed by Narayana Health. The donor was a 27-year-old youth from Tamil Nadu was admitted at Victoria Hospital following an accident on August 15. Doctors […]

Repeat heart transplant, a miracle, says Reena Raju

As My Medical Mantra observes August as organ donation month, we bring you a story of an athlete who has undergone not one, but two heart transplants. She underwent her second heart transplant in September 2017. She said the experience has reinforced her faith prayers and she hopes to spread awareness about repeat transplants though the efforts of her NGO

Repeat heart transplant, a miracle, says Reena RajuReena Raju is a true inspiration. Her zeal for life continued even after she underwent a heart transplant in 2009. Not letting this life-changing moment derail her plans, she pursues athletics at national level, is an adventure sports enthusiast and the founder of NGO, Light A Life- Reena Raju Foundation. Reena is equally positive about […]

Mumbai: Heart transplant performed on a 54-year-old man at Fortis Hospital

The surgery was made possible after the family of a 20-year-old brain-dead man from Surat, gave their consent to donate his heart, liver, corneas and kidneys

Mumbai: Heart transplant performed on a 54-year-old man at Fortis HospitalOn Saturday, August 04 a team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 54-year-old man recipient from Chandivali, Mumbai. This feat became possible after the family of a 20 year-old man from Surat, Gujarat consented […]

After month-long recovery, Dhanashree discharged from hospital

Her condition has steadily improved and she has been discharged from the hospital, Dhanashree and her parents are on their way home, they have reached Pune and are expected to reach Jalna by Sunday afternoon

After month-long recovery, Dhanashree discharged from hospitalIt has been over a year since Dhanashree Mujmule, a 4-year-old girl was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, an end-stage heart disease. Her parents efforts finally paid off, when she received a donor heart for transplant on June 23. Dhanashree was discharged on Saturday, June 28 from Fortis Hospital after a successful recovery. She was admitted […]

Hail and hearty Dhanashree to be discharge after successful heart transplant

Dhanashree Mujmule, a 4-year-old girl from Jalna, Maharashtra, had successfully undergone a heart transplant surgery at Fortis Hospital, Mulund. This became possible when the parents of a 13-year-old boy from Aurangabad consented to donate their beloved son’s organs. Her condition has steadily improved and she is soon going to be discharged from the hospital

Hail and hearty Dhanashree to be discharge after successful heart transplant“I will never forget the past one month which I spent at my daughter’s side in the hospital. Dhanashree has now recovered; she now cuddles and plays with me. She is soon going to be discharged and we are going to return to our village,” said Krishna Mujmule, the father of Dhanashree. He added, “Our […]

Heart transplant complete, her father prays for a speedy recovery

Dhanashree, a four-year-old girl from Jalana, Maharashtra, got a donor heart on Saturday. She underwent heart transplant surgery at Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai. She will remain in the ICU for the next 48 hours. Her father is now praying for her safe and speedy recovery

Heart transplant complete, her father prays for a speedy recovery“My daughter has received a donor heart, but there are thousands of people who are still waiting for organs. There is not much awareness about organ donation in the rural area. I have gone through the pain and agony. So, I have decided to work for the organ donation cause in rural areas,” says Krishna […]
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