Organ donation: Strangers become family for 22-year-old patient

Rehan, a 22-year-old, was diagnosed with Heart and Lungs failure in May 2018. The donated Heart and Lungs were transported to Fortis Hospital, Mulund from Apollo Hospital, Belapur covering a distance of 22KM in just 25 minutes

Organ donation: Strangers become family for 22-year-old patient“I have witnessed a patient’s state of mind and what the family feels when the patient is about to enter the operation theatre. When my daughter underwent a heart transplant, I have experienced everything. While preparing for the surgery, we wanted that someone could come and talk to us, sit close by and support us, […]

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney disease

In a rare example of camaraderie, a 40-year-old lady from Kolkata donated her kidney to save the life of 32-year-old colleague who was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) at Fortis Hospital and Kidney Institute (FHKI) recently

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney diseaseThe patient from Ranchi was advised by the doctors to undergo kidney transplantation urgently as her health situation deteriorated. Both the donor and recipient were working in an IT firm in Bengaluru where the latter was subordinate of the former. The patient, Marshneil Sinha, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital under Dr Upal Sengupta, […]

Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of time

The patient suffered a massive cardiac arrest, her health condition was critical when she was brought into the hospital, the woman was successfully saved by the medical response team at the emergency department at Fortis Hospital

Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of timeSantoshi Kumawat, a 54-year-old woman, was admitted at a private hospital in Ghatkopar, where she underwent a hysterectomy on July 05. Two days post the procedure; Santoshi started experiencing shortness of breath, her blood pressure and oxygen levels dropped considerably. Doctors at the private hospital reached out to the emergency department helpline at Fortis Hospital, […]

Organ donation: ‘I want to work for children waiting for an organ transplant’

As part our series on organ donation awareness we bring to you the story of Suhana Sheikh, who just a year back was struggling to find an organ donor. Her life has changed immensely after her heart transplant and she wishes to do something for children who are waitlisted for an organ transplant. It is also difficult for her father to bear the expenses of the life-saving drugs she need

Organ donation: ‘I want to work for children waiting for an organ transplant’It was a celebratory atmosphere at Fortis Hospital, Mulund on Monday, August 20 as Suhana completed a year since her heart transplant. Suhana Shaikh is a 14-year-old girl who resides in Mulund, Mumbai. She was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease (cardiomyopathy) in April 2017. The person who donated the heart to Suhana was a 47-year-old […]

Organ donation: Doctors cure lung transplant patient, who was earlier on life support

A team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted a high-risk bilateral lung transplant on a 28-year-old lady from Mumbai. It is a clinical feat when Nazanin Zuber Patel recovered from a month long ECMO procedure

Organ donation: Doctors cure lung transplant patient, who was earlier on life supportDoctors at Fortis Malar successfully cure lung transplant patient after a month in ECMO, a first in India This challenging feat was achieved by a team of doctors led by Dr K R Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences and Dr Suresh Rao KG, Head of Department, Critical Care and Cardiac Anaesthesia, Fortis Malar Hospital. The patient […]

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 […]

Mumbai: Fortis Hospital inaugurates breastfeeding cell for mothers

This is the 1st breastfeeding room launched in a private hospital, aiming to promote the importance of breastfeeding by providing safe, private space for mothers

Mumbai: Fortis Hospital inaugurates breastfeeding cell for mothersIn observance of World Breastfeeding Week which is celebrated from August 01 to August 07, 2018, Fortis Hospital Mulund inaugurated its 1st breastfeeding room breastfeeding room at the hospital. With this year’s theme being “Foundation of life-Breastfeeding nourishment of life”, the aim is to improve breastfeeding practices amongst women to enrich the health and nourishment […]

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 […]

Mumbai: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to three patients

The donor family helped save patients with end stage organ failure, as they consented to donate the deceased’s liver, kidneys and corneas

Mumbai: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to three patientsMumbai witnessed its 26th cadaveric donation for the year at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, on Thursday. This became possible when the daughter of a brain-dead patient consented to donate her beloved mother’s liver, kidneys and corneas. This act of donation saved and enriched the lives of three waitlisted patients. The donor, was a 68-year old homemaker […]
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