Womb transplant: Motherhood was once ‘her’ dream, but now it’s a reality

On May 18, 2017, the baby’s mother, Meenakshi Walan, got a uterus transplant. Meenakshi’s mother had donated her uterus to her, because her daughter's uterus was damaged and she couldn’t conceive a baby. And now, 17 months after getting her mother’s womb, Meenakshi has delivered a baby girl at the Galaxy Care Hospital, in Pune, on October 18

Womb transplant: Motherhood was once ‘her’ dream, but now it’s a reality“I am extremely happy. Something that was impossible two years ago, is a reality today. I wanted a child from such long time and today I have one. My joy knows no bounds. I cannot express my happiness. I am experiencing this kind of happiness for the first time,” said Meenakshi Walan, Vadodara woman who […]

Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternity

For the very first time in both India and Asia, a woman has given birth to a baby girl after successfully undergoing a uterus transplant

Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternityThe woman who hails from Vadodara, Gujarat, who underwent a uterus transplant surgery, has delivered a baby girl. She was the second person in India to undergo a uterus transplant. On the occasion of Dusshera, it is a matter of great pride for Indians and the entire medical fraternity in India. As a doctor in […]

Indian doctor from Pune shows live uterus transplant surgery to the world

Doctors from India, USA, Russia and Israel had come to witness the uterus transplant surgery. The surgery was telecasted live to doctors in Italy. This is the first time that the uterus transplant surgery has been shown live to the world

Indian doctor from Pune shows live uterus transplant surgery to the worldDr Shailesh Puntambekar, who performed India’s first uterus transplant surgery, telecasted a live surgery to 60 doctors on Sunday, July 16 This is the first time the uterus transplant surgery has been telecasted live for doctors. The surgery was shown live in Italy. Doctors from Israel, Harvard Medical School – USA, and Russia had come […]

Pune: Galaxy Care Hospital performs India’s third uterine transplant

After successfully performing the country’s first two uterus transplant, Galaxy Care hospital has operated upon the third patient for uterine transplant. The surgery was completed in two and a half hours using the laparoscopic technique, making it quicker than the previous two transplants

Pune: Galaxy Care Hospital performs India’s third uterine transplantAfter carrying out India’s first two uterus transplant, Galaxy Care hospital from Pune has performed the third successful uterus transplant on Friday. The surgery was performed in the shortest duration, making it a world record. According to the doctors, it took six hours to perform the surgery. Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, Director of Galaxy Care hospital said, […]

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek help

Since the OPD has started the hospital has received more than 300 phone inquiries till date. The registered people are the one who have got donor too. While 10 married women form Pune have registered, 17 unmarried from the city have also registered

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek helpIt’s almost been three months that India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD has started now. During this time, nine people whose genetic makeup is different have also registered for the procedure. Also, the OPD has received more response from unmarried girls over the married women. While 62 married women have applied, the number of unmarried […]

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospital

Galaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH) at Pune became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to undergo uterus transplant by examining the feasibility of the procedure for these patients and pre-operation counselling. The OPD will examine the applicants on case to case basis and will inform about the procedure

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospitalGalaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH), Pune, became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. After carrying out India’s first uterus transplant surgery, it has received applications from around 200 women to undergo uterus transplant surgery. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to […]

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipient

Doctors, who have confirmed that the 21-year-old from Solapur has started menstruating, say this is an indication that the transplanted organ is functioning normally

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipientThe first woman to have undergone uterine transplant in India has begun menstruating. Sharing her emotional journey, the 21-year-old from Solapur said she is happy and the reason she went ahead with the surgery is that she ‘wanted to experience what it is like to be a woman’. She was born without a uterus and […]

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’A woman from Vadodara, who is the second person in India to undergo uterine transplant, has started menstruating. The doctors, who performed the surgery, are viewing this as the first successful milestone, which indicates that the transplanted organ is functioning normally. Director of Pune’s Galaxy Care Hospital Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, who led the team of […]

With new hope in their heart India’s first uterus transplant patients heading home

Nearly three weeks have gone by since the first uterus transplant was carried out in Pune. The biopsy test conducted on Tuesday of both the patients confirmed that the organ is accepted by the body and now both the patients will be discharged on Thursday

With new hope in their heart India’s first uterus transplant patients heading homeAfter completing three weeks of hospitalisation and under-going medication, India’s uterus transplant patients are on their way home. Speaking exclusively with My Medical Mantra, the first uterus transplant who hailed from Solapur said, “There is no pain now and I am all excited to go home. I will come for the rechecking after three weeks.” […]

Smile back on their faces, Uterus transplant patients say we are fine   

After a week of India’s first Uterus transplant, the first two patients who underwent the surgery share that they are having a good recovery and hope to get discharged soon a well manner. On the other hand, the hospital has received as many as 42 registrations for Uterus transplant which included not only Indian women but women around the world

Smile back on their faces, Uterus transplant patients say we are fine   Last week, on May 18, India witnessed its first Uterus transplant surgery on a 21-year-old Solapur woman which gave her a chance to live life like a normal woman. After which on the very next day a 24-year-old Vadodara woman underwent the transplant. At a special media interaction, both the patients expressed that they are […]