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 […]

With a new heart, Krishna heads back to school

Krishna Sadgir, an 8-year-old boy from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, has gone back to school with a new heart and a smile on his face on Wednesday, June 20. Today is Krishna’s first day of the school, after he had undergone a heart transplant surgery in September 2017

With a new heart, Krishna heads back to school“Krishna is hale and hearty now. He is back on his feet again. He plays like any normal 8-year-old child would. Throughout the day, he plays with his friends in the garden. Sometimes, I fear, that he might have a breathing problem again. But, by God’s grace nothing has happened,” says the mother of Krishna. […]

#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 […]

Mumbai: Soon KEM to perform the heart transplant

The state government has given a ‘go’ ahead signal to Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital to perform a heart transplant procedure. In 1968, Dr PK Sen had performed India’s first heart transplant procedure at KEM Hospital

Mumbai: Soon KEM to perform the heart transplantThe Maharashtra government has given its nod to the civic-run KEM hospital, Mumbai, to perform a heart transplant procedure. After receiving the due permission from the state government, the hospital administration has started the training sessions for the doctors. The doctors attached to the heart department say, only one to two per cent patients, who […]

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 […]

Journey of Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant recipient

Sweden D’souza was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in 2015, received a heart from a 20-year-old donor from Indore in Jan 2016. Today, she leads a normal life. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, her father talks about the importance of organ donation and Sweden’s journey till now. Also, last year, she successfully passed her HSC exams securing a first class!

Journey of Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant recipientAbout two years ago, in 2015 Vikhroli’s resident Anthony D’Souza and his wife were shocked when they learnt that their beloved daughter Sweden, aged 17 at the time, was diagnosed with end stage heart disease. All they knew then was that she ardently needed a heart transplant. It was on January 2, 2016, that the […]

Pune hospital celebrates first heart transplant anniversary

A year ago, Pune had witnessed its first heart transplant. To mark this event, Ruby Hall Clinic organised a program to commemorate its first anniversary. Till date, Pune has witnessed 13 heart transplants in the year. All the transplants were carried out at this hospital

Pune hospital celebrates first heart transplant anniversaryFor the heart transplant team at Ruby Hall Clinic, it’s not just about performing a surgery, but it is a mission to keep the heart of a brain-dead patient alive, in order to give a new lease of life to the recipient. Exactly one year ago, Pune had witnessed its first heart transplant. To celebrate […]

‘Doctors need to be more humane’ says heart recipient doctor

On Thursday, it was a story telling treat for Puneites by doctors. As a scientific program seminar was arranged by Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune. A neuro-physician, who is himself a cadaver heart recipient, shared his story on how gratifying it was when he started his new life post-transplant. Doctors at the seminar narrated the story of first heart transplant in the city. Audience were thrilled when they saw and listened to how city’s first heart transplant took place.

‘Doctors need to be more humane’ says heart recipient doctor“Post-transplant, when I saw how non-medico staff was taking my care, I understood doctors need to be more human. Before transplant, i wanted to be best doctor in the city; I used to count money that I used to make out of my practice. But, transplant was a life changing moment. Experience that I have […]

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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