Nashik family starts crowdfunding to save daughter’s life

Shraddha has been suffering from a heart ailment since birth. Doctors informed that her heart and lungs are not functioning well and the only option for her is Organ Transplantation

Nashik family starts crowdfunding to save daughter’s life“Shraddha was suffering from a heart ailment since birth, but we never thought, this would one-day become life-threatening. She needs to undergo heart and lung transplant surgery. We are trying our best to arrange the finances,” says Darshan Kaishikar, brother of Shraddha. While talking to Darshan, one can immediately sense the tension in his voice. […]

Organ donation: Mumbai marks its fifth simultaneous heart and lung transplant

The life-saving surgery was performed on a 27-year-old woman at Fortis Hospital, Mulund on Wednesday, December 19 which marked Mumbai’s 5th overall Heart and Lung Transplant since August 2018

Organ donation: Mumbai marks its fifth simultaneous heart and lung transplantThis feat became possible when the family of a 36-year-old brain-dead patient consented to donate their beloved daughter’s organs. Cardiac Specialists, Medical Social Workers, Nursing teams, Police and Traffic officials worked in perfect tandem to enable organ retrieval and transfer across 545Kms in 2Hrs 26Mins. The Heart and Lung transplant was conducted by Dr Anvay […]

‘It’s the duty of every recipient to spread awareness on organ donation’

Komal Pawar, a 27-year-old woman is the first person in Maharashtra who had undergone a heart-lung transplant in 2017. After her recovery, she decided to set-up an NGO for promoting the cause of organ donation. With the help of this organisation she aims to spread awareness on organ donation, a cause which is close to her heart

‘It’s the duty of every recipient to spread awareness on organ donation’As part of My Medical Mantra’s #OrganDonation awareness month, we spoke to Komal who shares her journey from the organ transplants to the genesis of her NGO and her view on affordable organ transplant. How was your journey for the past one year after getting a heart and lung transplant? I was completely terrified, when […]