An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to four

The deceased had met with a bike accident on September 21 and was declared brain-dead on September 23. This is Mumbai's 41st cadaver organ donation, this year

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to fourA Navi Mumbai engineer gave new lease of life to four people waiting for donor organs for transplant after he was declared brain-dead at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai on September 23. Lokesh Gholap was on his way to the office on his bike when he met with accident on September 21 on the Thane-Belapur road. […]

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay bills

After successful heart transplant on Krushna his mother met him for the first time on Thursday. But his father is still at his hometown, arranging money for Krushna’s treatment

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay billsKrushna, who was waiting for six months to get heart, has recently undergone heart transplant surgery. Its been two days that the surgery took place and Krushna is recovering at ICU in Fortis hospital in Mumbai. Doctors said they have kept him in unconscious state so that he does not do too many movements. Krushna’s […]

‘Seeing patients rebuild their life post-op, is a true sense of fulfilment’

Dr Vrishali Patil has headed a team of doctors which successfully carried out Maharashtra’s first combined pancreas-kidney transplant in Pune in November last year. Apart from working in Pune she has also practiced in the United Kingdom and the United States of America (USA) for a few years before coming back to India

‘Seeing patients rebuild their life post-op, is a true sense of fulfilment’Dr Vrishali Patil is a lady doctor who one will always see dressed up in a blazer, and speaking softly with patients at Deenanath hospital in Pune. She is a multi-organ transplant surgeon. She headed a team of doctors which successfully carried out Maharashtra’s first combined pancreas-kidney transplant in Pune in November last year Given […]

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 […]

Father finds a new paradise for ‘Aaradhya’

The four-year-old, who underwent a heart transplant on September 05, after waiting for more than a year to get a donor heart, will soon be discharged. Now, she is set to be shifted to an infection-free residence in Taloja

Father finds a new paradise for ‘Aaradhya’Aaradhya Mule, the four-year-old, who underwent a heart transplant in the month of September, is all set to be discharged from the hospital by the end of this week. Also, she will be shifting to her Taloja residence to avoid infections. Life-long immuno-suppressants medicines and some restrictions are very much a part of a process […]

American pop star Selena Gomez gets a kidney from a close friend due to lupus

 The autoimmune disease causes inflammation in your body, which can damage your joints, heart, kidneys, and brain, according to the Lupus Research Alliance

American pop star Selena Gomez gets a kidney from a close friend due to lupusNow, the 25-year-old singer and actress recently revealed that she recent underwent a kidney transplant—which was donated by a close friend—due to her battle with the disease. Just a few years ago, Selena Gomez revealed she underwent chemotherapy to treat her lupus, a disease in which your immune system attacks and destroys the healthy tissues […]

Parents donate organ of their brain-dead son, save four lives

Suresh, a 21-year-old boy from Karnataka was declared brain- dead. Even though his parents were illiterate, they decided to donate their son’s organs after being counselled by the doctors

Parents donate organ of their brain-dead son, save four livesSuresh (named changed) sustained a head injury after he met with an accident on September 11 in Basavkalyan, a small town in Karnataka. After taking treatment in a private hospital, he came to Solapur government hospital on September 13, where he was declared as brain-dead. Though he comes from a rural area and has a […]

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 […]

Why paediatric heart transplant needs more awareness in India?

In India, paediatric heart transplants are rare, whereas, the International Society for heart and lung transplant figures says that approximately 500 to 600 paediatric heart transplants take place globally and 12 per cent of those transplants are done upon children. In India, the scenario is worrisome, as paediatric heart transplants are peculiar and challenging in nature

Why paediatric heart transplant needs more awareness in India?As time passes by, one of the most important lessons that should be taught to our children is a lesson regarding the topic organ donation. It was only yesterday that we celebrated the reception of a heart for Aaradhya, a three-and-half-year-old girl hailing from Navi Mumbai. Dr Anvay Mulay, head of cardiac transplant team, Fortis […]
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