#OrganDonation: Grandmother donates part of her liver to save the life of her grandson

The Kundu family, residents of Raipur were blessed with a baby boy, Piyush, at a private hospital in Kolkata. However, soon after his birth, the baby was diagnosed with jaundice. Tests were conducted and doctors at the hospital diagnosed the baby with biliary atresia, a disease in which the bile ducts outside and inside the […]

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Mumbai: For the first time ever, local train used to transport liver for organ transplant

Pune: A liver transplant couldn’t save his life, but ‘this’ procedure could

Patients who cannot undergo liver transplant due to lack of availability or any other reason, get treatment under Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). Anish (name changed on request), 30-year-old IT professional’s Acute Liver Failure (ALF) was triggered by viral Hepatitis A. In such cases, doctors have started using CRRT technique and his life was saved […]

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Organ donation: In a first, Maharashtra witnesses 5 simultaneous on one day

For the first time ever, a hospital in Pune, Maharashtra has witnessed five transplants which took place at the same day. This incident is a reason for joy in the medical fraternity and also for the budding organ donation movement which is growing day by day. With more awareness, people themselves are coming forward in […]

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Organ donation: Doctors successfully utilise one liver to help save two lives in Pune

A cadaver liver donation saved the life of two people. The liver of an organ donor was split between a child and an adult. One part of the liver was successfully transplanted into an adult, while another was transplanted into a child. Recently, a 27-year-old man met with an accident. He was declared brain-dead by […]

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

On 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 […]

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Sahyadri Hospital felicitates two Liver Champions of Mumbai

Sahyadri 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 […]

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Mumbai: Doctors help liver transplant recipient successfully deliver baby

The patient underwent liver transplantation in 2014, due to acute liver failure, when she was 18-years-old. She conceived last year, and both the mother and baby are fine now. Patient Mehjaben Atif Kolad, a resident of Mumbai, suffered from tuberculosis (TB) in 2013. The TB medicines took a toll on her liver and she landed […]

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#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

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