Century: Aaradhya completes 100 days with a new heart

Little Aaradhya Mule was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease called ‘Dilated Cardiomyopathy’ in April 2016. The Navi Mumbai girl finally underwent the heart transplant after parents of a 14-month-old brain-dead child from Surat agreed to donate heart. Now, Aaradhya has completed healthy hundred days with a new heart

Century: Aaradhya completes 100 days with a new heart‘It is the blessed feeling to see Aaradhya having food by her own,’ says Yogesh Mule, as the 4-year-old girl completes 100 days post her heart transplant. My Medical Mantra had first reported about Aaradhya and her family’s struggle to get her a donor heart on October 11, 2016, followed by a series of articles […]

Repeat heart transplant, a miracle, says Reena Raju

The athlete underwent a 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 […]

Bengaluru woman’s tale of 3 hearts

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. Organ donation not only gives a new lease of life to the recipient but is the only way to honour the donor’s organ. It saves a parent from the pain of losing a child, prevents a child from growing up without a parent and adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift of love and a happy responsibility, reminisces Reena Raju, India’s first woman to get a second heart transplant

Bengaluru woman’s tale of 3 heartsFrom being a founder of an NGO (Light A Life- Reena Raju Foundation), to athlete, skydiver, cycler, parasailor and singer. She is a go getter and a fighter who is an inspiration for many. In the year 2009, when Raju was 28-years-old, she had undergone her first heart transplant, due to DCM (dilated cardiomyopathy), a heart condition that leaves you […]

Marathon runner’s wife donates organs of brain-dead husband in Pune

The heart was transported via green corridor to Mumbai’s Fortis hospital. The heart recipient is a 23-year-old male from Pune. The liver was allotted to a 71-year-old male patient from Sahyadri hospital in Pune. While one kidney was allotted to a patient from Ruby hall, the other one was allotted to patient form Jehangir hospital

Marathon runner’s wife donates organs of brain-dead husband in PuneWife donates organs of brain dead husband, saving the lives of four people. A 43-year-old, marathon runner from Pune, was taking a walk while he met with an accident and was declared brain dead eventually. The wife of this marathon runner gave the consent for the organ donation on Friday, October 06 at Jehangir hospital […]

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads home

As Aaradhya Mule gets discharged, the hospital wishes the best for the tiny spirited girl. All in all, the journey of the Mule’s has successfully ended. The hospital staff say she was very much like a family for them

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads homeIt is often believed that relations are made by heart. And sure enough, that stands true as that could be witnessed at Fortis Hospital, Mulund as little Aaradhya left for her Taloja home after being discharged from the hospital. Aaradhya used to visit the hospital every fortnight and had formed a rather close bond with […]

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!

After a relentless battle, four-year-old Aaradhya Mule left for home with a new heart beating inside her. Her parents are grateful for the prayers and good wishes that helped them tide over all difficulties following My Medical Mantra’s powerful online campaign, Save Aaradhya

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!Little Aaradhya Mule is finally left for her new home, happy and healthy, thanks to the prayers and wishes of countless people from across the world. Ever since My Medical Mantra started the online campaign, Save Aaradhya, to find a heart for the four-year-old, the response from the readers has been overwhelming. The family, who […]

Why paediatric heart transplant needs more awareness in India?

In India, paediatric heart transplants are rare, whereas, the International Society for heart and lung transplant figures says that approximately 500 to 600 paediatric heart transplants take place globally and 12 per cent of those transplants are done upon children. In India, the scenario is worrisome, as paediatric heart transplants are peculiar and challenging in nature

Why paediatric heart transplant needs more awareness in India?As time passes by, one of the most important lessons that should be taught to our children is a lesson regarding the topic organ donation. It was only yesterday that we celebrated the reception of a heart for Aaradhya, a three-and-half-year-old girl hailing from Navi Mumbai. Dr Anvay Mulay, head of cardiac transplant team, Fortis […]

‘A heart for Aaradhya’, life to her parents

Surat based NGO ‘Donate Life’ helped Aaradhya, a 4-year-old Navi Mumbai girl to get a heart. ‘Donate Heart’ has truly been instrumental in this case and is very important in catalysing organ donations across the country. Aaradhya’s father Yogesh Mule got a life-saving call yesterday evening for his daughter, after parents of a 14-month-old brain dead child from Surat agreed to donate heart, by giving Aaradhya a new lease of life. Meanwhile, Aaradhya was successfully operated today

‘A heart for Aaradhya’, life to her parents  “The phone call at 8 pm yesterday changed our family’s life once and forever. This is a rebirth for Aaradhya. Can’t thank the donor’s family enough,” said an overwhelmed Yogesh Mule, Aaradhya’s father. In the sacred language of Sanskrit, the word ‘Aaradhya’ means the one worth worshiping, just like the name, Aardhya, a four-year-old from Navi […]

Aaradhya gets a new heart, father prays for successful surgery

Save Aaradhya to Aaradhya saved, My Medical Mantra’s online campaign to get a donor heart for this 4-year-old Navi Mumbai girl succeeded after parents of a 14-month-old brain dead child from Surat agreed to donate heart, by giving Aaradhya a new lease of life, while her father prays for successful surgery

Aaradhya gets a new heart, father prays for successful surgeryAfter waiting for an year, Aaradhya’s father Yogesh Mule got a life saving call for his daughter. “Yes, Aaradhya has got a donor and she will get a new heart. Donor heart matching the requirements of Aaradhya has been found in a hospital in Surat,” informed the call made to Yogesh on the evening of […]

Suhana is all right now, and will be discharged in a day or two

Suhana Shaikh, a 13-year-old girl, who was all over the news for her need of a heart. She had inadvertently become the face of heart donation for quite some time. Now, the little one is fit and is set to be discharged from the hospital, but her father, a BEST driver is worried about her future

Suhana is all right now, and will be discharged in a day or two“This Eid indeed was special for my family. Suhana is doing fine now, and will be discharged in a day or two. However, we are still struggling very badly to get funds to pay to the hospital. We have received about Rs 6 Lakhs from the Tata Trust in Mumbai. We have nearly Rs 14 […]