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

In a living donor liver transplantation, the grandmother of the child donated a part of her liver in order to help save her ailing grandson. Doctors at Fortis Hospital claimed that the baby boy is one of the youngest babies to have undergone Liver Transplant in Maharashtra. The nine-month-old baby has made a successful recovery and has been discharged from the hospital  

#OrganDonation: Grandmother donates part of her liver to save the life of her grandsonThe 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 […]

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

At times, there are certain patients who cannot undergo a liver transplant due to certain medical complications. Recently, one such patient was admitted to a hospital in Pune. He was treated through an alternate procedure known as Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). The treatment proved to be successful. And the doctors ultimately managed to save his life

Pune: A liver transplant couldn’t save his life, but ‘this’ procedure couldPatients 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 […]

Her mother gave ‘birth’ to her, but her aunt gave her ‘life’

The aunt of an eight-and-a-half-month old girl child, helped give a niece a second chance at life by donating a part of her liver to her. The child was suffering from a rare liver disease known as Biliary Atresia (BA) and weighed just 4.7 kgs at birth. This made her the lightest baby in Western India

Her mother gave ‘birth’ to her, but her aunt gave her ‘life’The liver transplant was necessary and needed to be performed in the nick of time, otherwise, the child could not have survived due to this condition. The parents of the child were candidates for donating their liver, but their liver did not match with the baby. That is when the aunt stepped in to save […]

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

This is the first time that the state has witnessed five organ Transplants at a single centre in one day. A heart Transplant, simultaneous kidney transplant, pancreas and kidney transplant, and a liver transplant were carried out in Sahyadri Hospitals

Organ donation: In a first, Maharashtra witnesses 5 simultaneous on one dayFor 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 […]

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s population

A 22-year-old man treated for fatty liver, and donated part of his liver to his father. Out of 4,862 patients, who visited the Liver Clinic at Global Hospital in 2018, around 17.2% of patients had fatty liver disease. The hospital has launched a comprehensive Fatty Liver Program with a structured diet exercise and medication regime for dealing with fatty liver disease

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s populationFatty liver is a condition, caused by the accumulation of excess fat within the liver cells. It affects the 1/3rd of India’s population and is the leading cause of liver disease. It can be reversed with diet and exercise if detected on time, but a focused effort is needed to manage it. A team of […]

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

For the first time under Pune ZTCC, a rare and challenging procedure of split liver transplant was recently performed. One liver from a deceased brain-dead donor helped give a new lease of life to two waitlisted patients

Organ donation: Doctors successfully utilise one liver to help save two lives in PuneA 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 […]

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 […]

Mumbai: Doctors help liver transplant recipient successfully deliver baby

A team of doctors at Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, successfully helped a 24-year-old liver transplant recipient Mehjaben Atif Kolad, deliver a baby boy weighing 2.9 kgs on May 04

Mumbai: Doctors help liver transplant recipient successfully deliver babyThe 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 […]

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

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#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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