Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis Hospital

A lifesaving heart transplant was conducted on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar on Friday, July 26, this is the second cardiac donation from Bhopal that has enabled a transplant at the hospital. The harvested heart ferried across 693 km from Bhopal to Mumbai, to enable this transplant

Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis HospitalA team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar. This feat became possible after the husband and children of a 62-year-old female from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh consented to donate her organs. The 62-year-old donor, a homemaker, suffered a […]

A small donation from a big heart, Dhanashree contributes to CM Medical Relief Fund

It might be a small contribution, but it was a big gesture from a tiny heart. The parents of Dhanashree Mujmule who themselves have seen difficult times decided to contribute to the fund so that no one has to undergo what they underwent in the low phase of their life

A small donation from a big heart, Dhanashree contributes to CM Medical Relief FundDhanashree’s family heard about this appeal and has generously contributed Rs 11,000 towards Chief Minister’s Medical Relief Fund. Dhanashree herself handed over the cheque to the Chief Minister Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had appealed to people that instead of extravagant gifts on his birthday, he would like if people came together and made […]

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 […]
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