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 […]

 ‘People’s participation and people’s awareness is the key for encouraging organ donation’

The Minister of State in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, appeals for people’s participation in the organ donation movement

 ‘People’s participation and people’s awareness is the key for encouraging organ donation’Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State (HFW) was speaking at the silver jubilee function of The Transplantation of Human Organs Act (THOA), 1994 , organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), on Monday, July 8. Giving a clarion call for “Angdaan, Mahadaan, Mahakalyan,” Choubey said that people’s participation has to be ensured […]

Fortis Hospital organises poster making competition to mark silver jubilee of Organ Transplant Act

To celebrate and support the Silver Jubilee of the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, Fortis Hospital, Mulund organised a poster making competition in association with Omega School, Bhandup and Navbharat Nutan Vidyalay, Mulund

Fortis Hospital organises poster making competition to mark silver jubilee of Organ Transplant ActThe aim of this activity was to create awareness amongst school children and society about the Nobel cause of organ donation. More than 150 children, supported by their teachers, participated in the competition and were certified for their participation While speaking at the event, Dr Sandeep Sinha, Manager Cardiac Surgery & Clinical Coordinator Heart Transplant, […]

Mumbai witnesses its 50th organ donation, crosses 2018’s figure in six months

In an indication that Mumbaikars are warming up to organ donations, the city just needed six months this year to reach last year’s total number of 48 cadaveric donations. In fact, the 50th organ donation took place on Friday, July 05 at Apollo Hospitals in Navi Mumbai

Mumbai witnesses its 50th organ donation, crosses 2018’s figure in six monthsMumbai has hit its half-century when it comes to the number of cadaver donation recorded this year. With this feat, it has already crossed last year’s mark. This goes to show that awareness regarding organ donation is increasing in the city and day-by-day more people are becoming aware of the vital importance of organ donation. […]

As organ transplant Act is set to complete silver jubilee, ROTTO-SOTTO urges people to pledge organs

The Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994 (THOA) will be completing its silver jubilee on Monday, July 08. On this occasion, the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), is conducting a campaign to collect the maximum number of pledges to donate organs and tissues on this day

As organ transplant Act is set to complete silver jubilee, ROTTO-SOTTO urges people to pledge organsThe Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, will be completing 25 years since its existence on July 08. In order to mark this day, NOTTO has launched an awareness drive and have appealed to people to register for organ donation through online pledges. The Regional Organ and Tissue Transplantation Organisation (ROTTO) and State Organ and […]

Surat: Brain-dead woman helps give a new life to six people

In the multiple organ donation that took place on Friday, June 21 in Surat. This is the first incident where the harvested lungs and heart have been transplanted in a single patient’s body

Surat: Brain-dead woman helps give a new life to six peoplePeople remain sceptical of organ donations. Let alone in their deaths, not even when they are alive they will pledge to donate their organs. Religious beliefs and lack of family permissions are a few of the reasons that people give when asked about organ donations. Despite all this, whenever news of people donating organs comes […]

Wife of brain-dead man takes a brave decision to donate his organs for saving lives

The organ donation took place at Fortis Hospital in Navi Mumbai. Two kidneys were retrieved in the organ donation process. This is Mumbai’s 40th organ donation, so far this year

Wife of brain-dead man takes a brave decision to donate his organs for saving livesThe wife of the deceased 42-year-old Kharghar resident enables Navi Mumbai’s 7th cadaver organ donation of 2019, at Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi. She courageously consented to donate her brain dead husband’s Kidneys. This noble act has enabled two life-saving transplants. The donor was rushed to Hiranandani Hospital after he suffered severe head injury in a road […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead organ donor scores 61% in HSC exams

While other children were anxiously waiting for their exam results, he was struggling with life in a hospital. Omkar Ladbe, a 16-year-old boy passed away on May 27, just a day before the declaration of the HSC exam results

Organ donation: Brain-dead organ donor scores 61% in HSC examsThe 16-year-old boy help give a new lease of life to five patients who were waitlisted for an organ. This was the 39th cadaver donation for Mumbai, so far this year. The organ donation took place at Global Hospital in Parel. A heart, liver, and kidney were retrieved in the organ donation process. While speaking […]

First-of-its-kind: Drone delivers kidney for transplant in Baltimore

A kidney scheduled for transplant was delivered by a drone for the first time ever, said the University of Maryland Medical Center, in a move they say could make organ delivery safer and more affordable

First-of-its-kind: Drone delivers kidney for transplant in BaltimoreA drone delivered a kidney to be transplanted for the first time ever, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). The organ was successfully transplanted on April 19 to a 44-year-old woman from Baltimore who had been on dialysis for 8 years, according to the UMMC statement released Friday. The drone was custom-built […]
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