Once again, kidney transplant programme gains momentum at Sion Hospital

Sion Hospital and LTMG Medical college are considered to be the foremost hospitals to started kidney transplant programme in Mumbai. After a short defunct, Sion hospital restarted the kidney transplant programme. Sion hospital doctors say that they do have a liver transplant team that’s very keen on starting such a programme soon

Once again, kidney transplant programme gains momentum at Sion HospitalKidney transplants in the city are not a new happening and Sion Hospital and LTMG Medical college are considered to be the foremost hospitals to start a kidney transplant programme in Mumbai. Now Sion Hospital, after a short break, has re-started with its programme. “Sion Hospital has been very active with this kidney transplant programme. […]

Organ donation: 34-year-old woman gives a new life to 4

Organ donation awareness campaign is picking up momentum. A lot of people are coming forward to donate organs by understanding the importance of ‘one organ can save up to 8 lives’. Similarly, a 34-year-old woman’s husband granted the permission to donate her organs. The organ donation was done on October 10 in Mumbai’s Apollo Hospital. Woman’s heart, liver and kidneys were donated. This is Mumbai’s 46 th cadaver donation

Organ donation: 34-year-old woman gives a new life to 434-year-old Navi Mumbai’s resident started feeling dizzy after which she was admitted to DY Patil Hospital. Her medical examination revealed that there was a blood clot in her brain. She was taking treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Due to excessive bleeding she was declared brain dead. But, her family refused to believe the […]

11-year-old saves four lives

Organ donation is the new catch-phrase these days. In another case of organ donation, parents of a 11-year old with a farming background have donated her heart, liver and kidney to save four lives after she was declared brain-dead, yesterday

11-year-old saves four livesIn yet another case of organ donation, parents of 11-year-old who belongs to a family of farmers have donated her heart, liver and kidney to save four lives, after she was declared brain-dead, yesterday night. The heart was donated to Fortis hospital in Mulund, to a 7-year-old boy and liver was donated to a 23 […]

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver condition

Nayra is currently admitted at Jaslok hospital and an interventional procedure has been performed on her. In order to continue further treatment, the couple are planning to sell their home in Mahim

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver conditionNayra is just a one-year-old child who is suffering from a rare liver disease called Budd Chiari Syndrome. Nayra’s parents Vidita and Anil Parmar are doing their best to provide her the best treatment available. According to the doctors, Nayra might need a liver transplant but she is too young to sustain the surgery. For […]

Daughter saves father’s life by donating a part of liver

A 24-year-old girl donated her 60 per cent of liver to save her father’s life. Liver transplant took place in the Global hospitals on August 31

Daughter saves father’s life by donating a part of liverJagdish Patel (50), an Andheri resident, went through a hard time as due to hepatitis his liver failed. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis and the doctors informed his family that only liver transplant is the option to save him. After Patel was told that he will have to undergo liver transplant, his daughter came […]

Mother saves her ailing son by donating part of the liver

Yadnya (2) had to undergo a Liver transplant surgery as his liver started failing since he was 8-month-old. The doctors recommended liver transplant surgery for him and his parents had to face the challenge of collecting Rs 16 lakh for the surgery. Apart from the big organisations, such as Tata trust, Being Human and CM Relief fund, his family received help from relatives, neighbours and friends. Yadnya's mother Madhura Awar donated her liver to him. According to the doctor, post-surgery, he his responding well to the treatment

Mother saves her ailing son by donating part of the liverA two-year-old Yadnya is the apple of the eye of his family, but past year was stressful for his family as Yadnya’s liver started failing since he was 8-month-old. In June, the doctors recommended liver transplant surgery for him and his parents had to overcome the major hurdle of collecting required funds for the surgery. […]

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 […]

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easier

The amendment also allows the live organ donation from first cousins having common grandparent(s) and their spouses. Also, the amendment includes live organ donation from both maternal and paternal uncles and aunts of the recipient and their spouses

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easierSoon step-father, step-mother, step-daughter or step-son and their spouses can also donate kidney and liver as the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is set to expand the definition of ‘near relatives’ in the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994. In a circular issued by the Ministry on August 21, it said the […]

Pune doctors go an extra mile to create awareness on organ donation in the rural areas

With an aim create awareness regarding organ donation, doctors from Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, are conducting sessions, on organ donation in rural and semi urban parts of Maharashtra. The team of six doctors from the hospital are pursuing the mission of creating awareness on organ donation on voluntary basis and plan to cover as many districts in the state as possible in future

Pune doctors go an extra mile to create awareness on organ donation in the rural areasThere are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of […]

On Independence Day, Mumbai family donates organs of their brain dead daughter

This is Mumbai’s 34th cadaver organ donation. Last year, the organ donation was highest in 4 years with 58 cadaver donations: 91 kidneys, 58 livers, 34 hearts and one lung which were transplanted to several ill patients in 2016

On Independence Day, Mumbai family donates organs of their brain dead daughterWhile the city was celebrating India’s 70th Independence Day, a Mumbaikar family took a decision to donate their 19-year-old daughter’s organs. This decision of theirs helped in saving the lives of three people. The girl was a Vakola resident had met with a train accident. She was initially taken to RN Cooper Hospital on August […]