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 […]

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?

Alcohol-related liver emergencies are rising. People are oblivious of how dangerous alcohol is for the liver’s health. Today, even in Asian countries like India, alcohol is emerging as the commonest cause of chronic liver disease

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?National Liver Day is observed every year on April 19, each year, to spread awareness about liver-related diseases. According to the WHO, alcohol consumption accounts for 3.8% of the global mortality and 4.6% of Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs). Liver disease represents 9.5% of alcohol-related DALY’s worldwide, while individual rates vary in different regions. Today, even in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”

...shares Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Health Services, Maharashtra, for My Medical Mantra's #VoteForHealth campaign which spreads awareness about health issues among the common people. Wherein, health experts and policymakers express their views about a healthy state

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”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. Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, has shared his views with My Medical Mantra. He says that in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”

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 must control rampant use of junk food”After the election, people have very high hopes from the government. Voters hope that the government will deliver the promises, and work for the betterment of people. With an aim to create awareness about health issues, My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Through this campaign, we are gathering important health issues, which […]

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”

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: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”Through the #VoteForHealth series, we aim to convey the honest opinion of doctors and medical workers over the expectations that they will have from the upcoming government after the elections. The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, […]

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”

With an aim to make people aware of their health rights and issue pertaining to health. My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Under this campaign, we will bring to you the perspective of eminent doctors about healthcare and policies which the government should take into account

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, what about the real health issues? The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their vote. […]

“If we don’t manage to secure funds, he will not survive”

Kiansh has been suffering from Budd-Chari syndrome, a rare liver disease. He was diagnosed with the disease when he was just two-months-old. And the only option by which he can survive is through a liver transplantation

“If we don’t manage to secure funds, he will not survive”“I have to donate a part of my liver, to save my son’s life, If I don’t he will not survive. And my mission is to save his life,” says teary eyed Varshala Ingle, mother of a two-year-old Kiansh. Kiansh has been suffering from Budd-Chari syndrome, a rare liver disease. He was diagnosed with the […]

Pune docs perform bariatric surgery on liver transplant patient to save his life

A man in his late-thirties had to undergo a bariatric surgery after his excessive weight began to put pressure on his transplanted liver. The doctors stated that the surgery was the only option to help improve his deteriorating quality of life

Pune docs perform bariatric surgery on liver transplant patient to save his lifeA 37-year-old liver transplant patient (marketing professional from Mumbai) underwent laparoscopic surgery and hernia repair procedure at Sahyadri Super Specialty Hospital Deccan recently to get rid of multiple issues affecting his liver function. A multidisciplinary approach with a team led by Dr Jayashree Todkar performed both the procedures on the obese patient suffering from diabetes […]

Pune: Organ recipients decide to be ambassadors for organ donation

Organ transplant recipients at Deenanth Mangeshkar Hospital had voluntarily arranged get together of doctors, live donors and cadaver donor families in Pune last week. In its unique initiative organ transplant recipients have decided to guide future donor families and want to spread awareness on organ transplant

Pune: Organ recipients decide to be ambassadors for organ donationWhile government and different non-governmental organisations have been spreading the awareness on organ donation, it is now beneficiaries of organ donation, who want to give their share for the noble work. Patients, who had undergone organ transplant at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, voluntarily came forward and decided to spread the word for organ donation. It was […]
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