Pune: 50-yr-old woman donates kidney, saves daughters-in-law’s life

A mother-in-law in Maharashtra has broken stereotypes and set an example of love by donating a kidney to her daughter-in-law, who was suffering from renal failure

Pune: 50-yr-old woman donates kidney, saves daughters-in-law’s lifeBatul Haji Sayyad, a 50-year-old woman donated her kidney in Jehangir Hospital, Pune to her 30-year-old-daughter in law, Nazema Awjein Sayyad. The three hours surgery which was performed on June 15 helped give her daughter-in-law new lease of life. A resident of Sangamner in Pune, Nazema has a child and had been a patient of […]

Say goodbye to dialysis, as scientists develop world’s first artificial kidneys

The world’s first bionic kidney can be inserted in a body by a common surgical procedure and it has proved to work efficiently. It is now proving to be the perfect replacement for a damaged kidney. The bionic kidney consists of several microchips which are moved by the heart. The bionic kidney also filters out toxins from the blood in the same way as a normal kidney

Say goodbye to dialysis, as scientists develop world’s first artificial kidneysThe National Kidney Foundation estimates that over 100,000 patients are on the waiting list for a donor kidney, and over 3,000 are added list each year. The average patient spends 3.6 years waiting for a viable transplant, and may be treated with dialysis while they wait, but only one in three dialysis patients survives longer […]

Mumbai Hospital performs first robotic kidney transplant surgery in Maharashtra

An Andheri resident was admitted to the hospital with renal failure. His wife Leena decided to donate her kidney to set her husband Murlidharan back on the path of recovery. The family agreed to go in for robotic surgery, after they were apprised about the latest technology and its benefits, including lesser risk of infection, less pain, and faster recovery

Mumbai Hospital performs first robotic kidney transplant surgery in MaharashtraCN Murlidharan (59) is all set to return home after becoming the first person to undergo a robotic kidney transplant in Maharashtra. Murlidharan was operated on July 2 by Dr Inderbir Gill, Head of Department, Urology and Robotics at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital (HNRF), who led the team of doctors at HNRF The Andheri […]