Pune: 21-yr-old daughter selflessly donates part of her liver to save ailing father

A 21-year-old daughter donated liver to her father in Pune. Having a scar on stomach would make her less eligible to find a man for marriage, as per societal taboo. The girl proudly said that she would not like to marry a man who just looks at the scar and doesn’t appreciate the noble gesture which performed for her father

Pune: 21-yr-old daughter selflessly donates part of her liver to save ailing fatherOn Tuesday, July 2, Antrica Baena, underwent a liver transplant at Sahyadri Hospital in Pune. He was suffering from stage-4 liver cirrhosis. Tanishq Baena, his 21-year-old daughter showed the willingness to donate her liver and convinced the family to accept her decision. Tanishq did not think twice before making up her mind to donate part […]

Sahyadri Hospital felicitates two Liver Champions of Mumbai

Sahyadri Hospital, Pune, felicitates two Mumbaikars who are brave liver champions, Radhika Sachdev, a well-known columnist, and marketing professional, Pranav Kannani, for their fight against life-threatening liver disease

Sahyadri Hospital felicitates two Liver Champions of MumbaiSahyadri Hospital, Pune, felicitated two Mumbaikars, and Liver Champions, and appreciated their fight against life-threatening liver disease. These two recognised as Radhika Sachdev, a well-known columnist, and marketing professional, Pranav Kannani. The felicitation programme was organised at Apex Multispeciality Hospital, Borivali (E), and in the presence of Dr Manish Pathak, a Transplant Anaesthetist, Dr Shailesh […]

Organ transported in Mumbai local helps save a life

In a first-of-its-kind e a liver was transported from Jupiter Hospital in Thane to Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai with the aid of a local train. This is for the first time that a local train was instrumental in rushing an organ from one hospital to another. This move was executed with coordinated efforts and through planning  

Organ transported in Mumbai local helps save a lifeTransporting the liver in a local train helped save precious time by avoiding traffic congestion and ensuring that the organ reached the destination in the nick of time. This is first time in India that an organ was transported with the help of a local train. The box containing the liver, left Jupiter Hospital at […]

Pune: Sahyadri Hospital completes a 100 liver transplants

After 100 liver transplants doctors at the hospital said that it was not an easy journey for them. Convincing patients about the procedure, counselling donor family, arranging for funds for poor patients were some of the challenges that were faced in early days. Doctors mentioned that when there are challenges faced even after 100 liver transplants, the scenario is changing though

Pune: Sahyadri Hospital completes a 100 liver transplantsSahyadri Hospitals recently conducted its 100th liver transplant at its Deccan Unit. The liver transplant was conducted on a 48 year old male from Atpadi, Sangli who was suffering from end stage liver cirrhosis. Dr Bipin Vibhute Hepatobilliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon Sahyadri Hospitals, said, “We are proud to have serviced so many patients with […]

Nine-months-old boy youngest to undergo successful liver transplant

Kavya Raut becomes the youngest baby to undergo a successful liver transplant surgery in western India. His mother donated a part of the liver to him. The doctors performed ‘Living Donor Liver Transplant’ surgery on him

Nine-months-old boy youngest to undergo successful liver transplantDoctors at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central, performed a living donor liver transplant surgery on a nine-months-old baby boy named Kavya Raut. Kavya weighs 5.6 kg and hails from Gholwad village in Palghar District. He has become the youngest baby who underwent a liver transplant surgery in western India. A team of doctors, led by […]

In a first, Puducherry’s JIPMER performs liver transplant surgery

JIPMER can perform liver transplantation regularly at a comparatively cheaper price than corporate hospitals for liver transplantation where patients spend more money. JIPMER’s liver transplant facility will help the poor and unaffordable section of patients with liver disease waiting for liver transplantation. Moreover, a liver transplant clinic will be started from September on every Tuesday to benefit patients for end-stage liver disease

In a first, Puducherry’s JIPMER performs liver transplant surgeryIn a first, a liver transplant surgery was performed at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in union territory of Puducherry. The surgery was performed on a 38-year-old man hailing from Pondicherry, who was suffering from Cirrhosis of liver, on August 28, 2017. Dr Biju Pottakkat, Additional professor and Head of the […]

Help us save our son, father appeals to netizens

Naiteek’s condition has become so critical that he is not able to attend school. His father is a worker in a small scale industry in Pune, while his mother is a homemaker. As his parents are not able to fund the surgery on their own, they have resorted to crowdfunding as an attempt to help gather funds required for their son’s surgery

Help us save our son, father appeals to netizensThe parents of an eight-year-old from Pune have started a crowdfunding campaign for their son who is suffering from liver failure and needs to undergo a liver transplant immediately. Naiteek is suffering from a congenital disease named Wilson’s disease and this disease has led to his liver failure in this case. The doctors have advised […]

Mother to donate part of her liver to son, Salman acts ‘Being Human’

Yadnya was eight-month-old when his stomach started swelling and doctors could not give a definitive diagnosis. Now, two- year-old Yadnya is about to undergo liver transplant surgery on July 18. The family received aid of Rs 2 lakh from Salman Khan’s Being Human organization. Tata trust and Maharashtra CM relief fund also helped the family financially

Mother to donate part of her liver to son, Salman acts ‘Being Human’Yadnya was perfectly healthy baby till he was eight-month-old. At this point, his stomach started swelling and doctors could not give a definitive diagnosis. Now, two- year-old Yadnya is about to undergo liver transplant surgery on July 18 at Apollo Hospital in Mumbai. His mother, Madhura Awar, is donating 30% of her liver to give […]

Pune man with an unflinching spirit uses innovative method to fund his liver surgery

He had an innovative way to raise money for his liver transplant. From keeping donation box at temples, bus stops; to door to door fund raising campaign by neighbours; and from doctors modifying the surgery for reducing the surgical costs to his colleagues pitching in through monthly salary cuttings for him; Pramod Mane, raised around Rs 15 lakh for his transplant

Pune man with an unflinching spirit uses innovative method to fund his liver surgeryPramod Mane, a 31-year-old man from Pune was diagnosed with an end stage liver disease called Budd-Chiari syndrome in 2014. It led to formation of blood clot which then started affecting functions of other organs as well. A father of a five-year–old son he had sheer grit and determination and help of Good Samaritans to […]

World Liver Day: Spreading awareness about liver disease and liver cancer

Patients with liver disease suffer from many disabling symptoms and also have a high risk of death due to the disease. Patients with liver failure may need a liver transplant to save their lives, which is a very major surgery

World Liver Day: Spreading awareness about liver disease and liver cancerApril is the month chosen to spread awareness regarding liver disease and April 19 is celebrated as World Liver Day. Liver disease is increasing and is one of the most common diseases in the world. Figures by the World Health Organization (WHO) attribute more than 2 lakh deaths in India due to liver disease every […]