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 […]

Organ donation: 14 month ordeal ends, Dhanashree gets a new heart

My Medical Mantra’s had carried out an online campaign with the hashtag #SaveDhanashree to draw attention to the 4-year-old girl's plight and to spread awareness on organ donation, the campaign has yielded a result, as Dhanashree has finally received heart

Organ donation: 14 month ordeal ends, Dhanashree gets a new heartDhanashree Mujmule, a 4-year-old girl from Jalana, Maharashtra, has received a heart on the morning of Friday, June 22 The heart transplant surgery was done at Fortis Hospital in Mulund. Dhanashree was suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy which is an end-stage heart disease. As per doctors, Dhanashree’s heart was pumping only 15% and she needed an […]

‘Pedal for Child Heart’: Fortis Hospital organises cyclothon to raise funds for children

Funds collected from this initiative will be utilised for the benefit of underprivileged children. This initiative bolsters Project Aasha, an initiative by Chief Minister’s Relived Fund (Maharashtra) and Fortis Hospital, to fund surgeries of children suffering from Congenital Heart Diseases

‘Pedal for Child Heart’: Fortis Hospital organises cyclothon to raise funds for childrenCongenital Heart Diseases (CHD) impacts approximately 8 amongst every 1,000 newborn children in India. To bridge this gap, Chief Minister’s Relived Fund and Fortis Hospital, Mulund, joined hands to fund surgeries of children suffering from Congenital Heart Diseases, thereby bringing down the burden. To further this cause Pedal for Child Heart was conceptualised. Driven jointly […]

Fortis Hospital hosts two-day neonatal and paediatric care workshop for NICU nurses

In its 4th successful year, over 300 nurses from cities like Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vapi, Surat, Mumbai, Nashik, Jaipur, Delhi, Assam etc., attended the seminar hosted on May 19 and 20

Fortis Hospital hosts two-day neonatal and paediatric care workshop for NICU nursesIn India, 3.5 million of the 27 million births are premature and not every medical facility is well equipped to treat these cases. To help bridge this gap in outcomes, Fortis Hospital, Mulund conducted a two-day Neonatal and Paediatric Care Workshop for NICU nurses from various cities. The workshop has been conceptualised and conducted by […]

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians

It has been 11 months since Dhanashree Mujmule has been diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. She is in dire need of a heart transplant. Her parents are doing their best to treat their daughter but are struggling to gather funds and require your help

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians“It was the month of June 2017, when Dhanashree suddenly fell ill. We did not know what had happened. The doctor told us, Dhanashree, will not survive. My world came crashing down within seconds. Those words are still ringing in my ears. I kept on asking myself one question. Why? Why my daughter?” After meeting […]

Shlok receives new heart, further treatment a daunting task ahead for parents

Shlok has undergone a heart transplant procedure at Mumbai's Fortis Hospital, Mulund, last week.  Luckily, Shlok got a heart in the nick of a time and he is recovering as well. But, the herculean task which now lies in front of his father is to arrange for the funds for his treatment

Shlok receives new heart, further treatment a daunting task ahead for parentsShlok Bansode, a three-year-old from Pune, is currently recovering at Mumbai’s Fortis Hospital. Shlok, who was suffering from cardiomyopathy, has undergone a heart transplant in Fortis Hospital just a week ago. The family of this three-year-old toddler is very happy. As he got a donor heart, just a week after he was registered for a […]

Bed-ridden Iraqi woman walks again after 15 years

Salih had not stood up independently and walked for over a decade and a half and was riddled with arthritis of the back. Not one to give up hope, her family decided to bring her to Mumbai for treatment

Bed-ridden Iraqi woman walks again after 15 yearsFor over 15 years, an 81-year-old Iraqi national, Salih was bedridden with no mobility in her legs. Due to obesity which was shrouded by immobility, she was unable to go about her daily activities and thus became dependent on her daughter-in-law. Wanting to explore treatment options in order for her to walk again, her family […]

Complex tumour in kidney lands man with massive heart emergency

A man was rushed to Fortis Hospital, Mulund with a heart emergency after complaining of a throbbing pain in the abdomen. The biggest challenge for the doctors was to ensure that bits of tumour did not go beyond the right heart into the lungs, which could block its blood circulation

Complex tumour in kidney lands man with massive heart emergencyLalit Singh (name changed), a 55-year-old experienced shooting pain on the right side of his abdomen while going about his daily routine last week. When the pain became unbearable, he was rushed to the emergency room of Fortis Hospital, Mulund. Tests revealed a large mass in his right kidney, the mass had also extended into […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead 40-year-old woman saves five lives

Medical Social Workers at the hospital counselled the distraught family and explained them about the procedure of organ donation, eventually, her husband, along with other family members consented to donate heart, liver, lungs and kidneys. Concurrently, this marks Mumbai’s 86th heart transplant since August 2015

Organ donation: Brain-dead 40-year-old woman saves five livesA landmark surgery was performed at Fortis Hospital in Mulund, the Cardiac and Hepatic Transplant Surgeons, Physicians, Cadaver Maintenance Team, Medical Social Workers and nursing teams, worked in exceptional coordination to enable Maharashtra’s first Heart and Liver transplant surgery on a single recipient, a 24-year-old man. The surgery was enabled when the husband and family […]

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’

Pooja Pachange is suffering from a serious heart ailment and the only option for her survival is to have a heart transplant. But her family hails from a very poor background and they are struggling to gather the money required for her treatment. Her husband, Sachin makes an appeal to the people who can help him save his wife

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’“On the day when doctors informed me, that I will have to undergo a heart transplant, I had become completely numb. My husband and I felt as if an earthquake had struck us. And within no time our dreams were shattered. We didn’t know what to do. Our world just crumbled in no time.” Pooja […]
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