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. […]

Know Mumbai doc’s journey from a patient to counsellor

Often, patients and their relatives stress out when the doctors inform them that there is no option other than transplantation. Numerous questions like, now what? Whom to consult? How to acquire liver? Arise in the mind. So, to comfort the patients and help them to get back on the track, This Mumbai doctor, who has undergone liver transplantation, is going extra miles by counseling patients, by helping them to cope and encouraging them to embrace life

Know Mumbai doc’s journey from a patient to counsellorMeet Dr Anil Suchak, who resides in Malad (west) and also owns a hospital there. Since past 38 years, Dr Suchak is serving the patients. Now,  he also counsels them. When Dr Suchak was on duty at Titwala, near Mumbai, he met with an accident. While returning from Titwala to Malad, his bike dashed against […]

Organ donation: A brain-dead man gifts life to 3 Mumbaikars

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’. So, when Amravati’s Manoj Gupta was declared brain-dead. His wife decided to donate organs

Organ donation: A brain-dead man gifts life to 3 MumbaikarsOrgan donation has become a matter of prime importance. Considering this fact, a wife has donated her husband’s organs in Hamalpura area of Amravati district. The organs of this person helped save three lives. 52-year-old Manoj Gupta, who lived in Hamalpura area of Amravati district, had been admitted to a private hospital for treatment on […]

Pune records its 50th organ donation, earns second place in Maharashtra

The city has seen 5 consecutive cadaver donations this week; the latest was of a 24-year old man who met with a road accident. His parents consented to donate his organs thereby saving four precious

Pune records its 50th organ donation, earns second place in MaharashtraRecently, Pune witnessed its 50th organ donation. This donor was a brain-dead patient and with this, Pune has now achieved the second spot in the list of districts with the highest number of organ donation in Maharashtra, so far. While Mumbai has seen 51 cases of organ donation made by brain-dead patients in 2017, till […]

Perfect empathy: Liver transplant patient to push for organ donation

The long journey to receive an organ sometimes makes recipients mentally vulnerable, discouraged, and often feeling like a burden upon their loved ones. Patients on the wait list have no idea when a donor organ will be available, and on occasions, they have to wait for weeks or even years. This was the exact case with 21-year-old Mumbaikar, Gauri Rane who waited for a year and she is now set to create awareness regarding organ donation

Perfect empathy: Liver transplant patient to push for organ donationGauri Rane, 21, who lives in Kandivali, has overcome hardships. On October 10, she underwent a liver transplant surgery. But one year before the transplant was difficult for her. After which, she underwent a liver transplant. Organ transplant is often the last resort for those at the last stage of organ disease. Be it the […]

Organ donation: Krushna Sadgir’s family to shift near Mumbai

After paediatric heart transplant, a proper care has to be taken, in order to avoid infections. Krushna’s family shifted near Mumbai as in the village; there are higher chances of him contracting infection

Organ donation: Krushna Sadgir’s family to shift near MumbaiKrushna Sadgir, an eight-year-old boy, who belongs to Akole Taluka in Ahmednagar. In December 2016, Krushna was diagnosed with a heart ailment and was admitted in Pune’s Army Hospital where his heart function was found to be only 41 per cent. For which, heart transplant was one of the options. But heart transplantation expense was more […]

Stress and depression commonly seen in patients on organ wait list, say experts

Stress, anxiety and depression are common prolonged factors seen in such cases. Reasons behind stress may include fear of dying, financial insecurity, worrying about family members, undergoing constant hospitalisation, prolonged medication etc

Stress and depression commonly seen in patients on organ wait list, say expertsOrgan transplant is often the last resort for those at the last stage of organ disease. Be it the heart, lungs, kidneys or the liver; an organ recipient on the wait list, and his family, wait with bated breath until the telephone rings informing them that a perfect match donor has been identified. The long […]

Organ donation: This Diwali, 11 get a new lease of life

Three organ donations took place in the past three days amidst the crazy lights of Diwali. While, in this year, total number of cadaver donation has reached 50, while the last year it was 58

Organ donation: This Diwali, 11 get a new lease of lifeAs the city beamed with lights, gifts and greetings, three families gifted life to more than six people in the city. This week was a right one for most of us. However,  it ended in a tragic way for three families. A hospital staff in the Wockhardt, Mira Road donated her son’s liver, kidneys and […]

Bhai dooj: Brother donates kidney to sister, happy sister thanks him for rare gift

Bhai dooj is a festival which celebrates the unique bond that a sister and brother share. The loving bond of a brother and sister is one of the most important relationships of all and the brother swears to protect his sister from all the difficulties. Acting promptly to this, a brother who gifted to his sister by donating his kidney is happy to see his sister back on track

Bhai dooj: Brother donates kidney to sister, happy sister thanks him for rare giftOn bhai dooj, when sisters generally get gifts like cash, chocolates, clothes and so on, Rama*, a 30 year-old computer engineer has got a new lease of life. All thanks to her brother who came forward and donated his kidney. A brother donating an organ to the sister is a rare sight. But, for Rama, […]

A 61-year-old brain-dead woman gives a new lease of life to 3

A lot of people are coming forward to donate organs by understanding the importance of ‘one organ can save up to 8 lives’. A large number of recipients are waiting to get organs. Thankfully, organ donation awareness campaign is picking up momentum and a lot are coming forward and doing their bit. In order to give a new lease of life to 3, the family of brain dead woman from Pune donated her organs. This humane gesture is user to inspire others

A 61-year-old brain-dead woman gives a new lease of life to 3Organ donation is the need of the hour. It can help in saving and enriching the life of the needy. So, in a bid to save three lives, the family of a 61-year-old woman, who was declared brain- dead on Saturday at the Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), decided to donate her liver and cornea. The liver was donated […]
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