Mumbai: KEM Hospital soon to start clinic for heart failure patients

In May last year, the civic-run hospital had applied for permission to start heart transplants in the hospital. While they are still awaiting a reply from the state government, they have decided to start a clinic for patients with heart disease

Mumbai: KEM Hospital soon to start clinic for heart failure patientsThis clinic has been started with the primary aim to register patients for heart transplants. A waiting list will be created for patients in need of a heart transplant. The clinic will help diagnose patients who are facing heart failure. Heart transplants are a costly affair at private hospitals. They cost around 25-30 lakh rupees. […]

Organ donation: India’s youngest heart donor helps save two-year-old’s life

Doctors at Fortis Malar in Chennai conducted this unique paediatric heart transplant to save the boy. This was made possible due to the cadaver donation of a two-year-old boy from Mumbai

Organ donation: India’s youngest heart donor helps save two-year-old’s lifeFortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted a unique heart transplant surgery to save the life of two-year-old Rohan (name changed) from Villupuram, Tamil Nadu. This became possible after Rohan received the heart from the country’s youngest organ donor – a two-year-old boy from Mumbai. The organs helped save the lives of six children, including Rohan.  The […]

India‘s Gabbar, Shikhar Dhawan requests citizens to pledge their organs

Delhi Capital team players, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Kagsio Radabad and Trent Boult, pledged to donate their organs and celebrate the spirit of giving. Shikhar pledged his organs at the event

India‘s Gabbar, Shikhar Dhawan requests citizens to pledge their organsShikhar Dhawan, Cricketer, Delhi Capitals said, “I want to request everyone to become an organ donor. I myself am an organ donor and have already pledged to donate my eyes. The ability to help someone live a better life – there is no better feeling than this. Organ donation reflects humanity’s capability to give another […]

Mumbai witnesses its 32st organ donation, so far this year

A 54-year-old brain-dead man help give a new lease of life to one patient. The family came forward and consented for donating the organs.

Mumbai witnesses its 32st organ donation, so far this yearThe organ donation occurred at Fortis Hospital in Mulund on Tuesday, April 2. A liver has been retrieved from a brain-dead man. This is the 32nd organ donation that the city has witnessed in the last three months of 2019. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, an official from Fortis Hospital stated, “A patient who was admitted in our […]

Mumbai witnesses its 31st organ donation, so far this year

A 47-year-old brain-dead woman help give a new lease of life to one patient. The family was aware of what organ donation is and consented to donate her organs  

Mumbai witnesses its 31st organ donation, so far this yearThe organ donation occurred at Jupiter Hospital in Thane on Sunday, March 31. A liver and cornea were retrieved during the procedure. This is the 31st organ donation that the city has witnessed in the last three months of 2019. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Anirudh Kulkarni, Jupiter Hospital coordinator stated, “The brain-dead donor […]

Family of an organ donor share their story on ZTCC’s 19th anniversary  

The Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC) completed 19 years since its establishment. A programme was held at Sion Hospital to mark this anniversary. Families of organ donors were felicitated at the function and the current scenario of cadaver donation was also discussed at the event

Family of an organ donor share their story on ZTCC’s 19th anniversary  “I am not so sad that my husband has passed away, as I am content that he is alive through his organs in someone else’s body,” said Manisha Jagtap, the wife of a brain-dead organ donor. She was encouraging others to donate their organs on the 19th anniversary of ZTCC Mumbai. Suresh Jagtap, her deceased […]

Pune hosts first-of-its-kind workshop on organ donation

For the first time ever, Pune has organised a national level workshop to spread awareness about organ donation and answer vital questions related to it

Pune hosts first-of-its-kind workshop on organ donationThe practical based training on how to counsel relatives of brain-dead patients; how to maintain organs; when to declare a patient as brain-dead and other such topics will be imparted during the workshop. While much is being done to create awareness among common people, the aim of the workshop is to increase awareness in medical […]

“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 […]

Organ donation: 67-yr-old brain-dead man gives new lease of life to 3 patients

The organ donation took place at Godrej Memorial Hospital in Vikhroli. The organs were retrieved on Monday, March 25. This is the 29th cadaver donation in Mumbai, so far this year

Organ donation: 67-yr-old brain-dead man gives new lease of life to 3 patientsThe family of a 67-year-old brain-dead man helped in providing the gift of life to three patients who were waitlisted for an organ transplant. This invaluable sacrifice will help give them a second chance at life. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Pravin Swamy, CEO of Godrej Memorial Hospital stated, “The deceased patient was […]

Organ donation: 17-yr-old brain-dead youth helps give new life to four

This noble act has enabled four lifesaving transplants; it also marked Mumbai’s 28th and Navi Mumbai’s 5th cadaveric organ donation of 2019

Organ donation: 17-yr-old brain-dead youth helps give new life to fourThe parents of a 17-year-old male from Beed, Maharashtra, courageously consented to donate their brain dead son’s liver, kidneys, lungs, skin and corneas. After having suffered a severe head injury due to a road traffic accident, the patient was moved in to Hiranandani Hospital Vashi, from another hospital, and admitted under the care of Dr […]
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