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Pune: Sahyadri Hospital conducts successful heart transplant on 49-year-old woman

September 27, 2020 12:03 pm

The heart was retrieved from a 22-year-old woman who was admitted to a city-based hospital after suffering a massive brain stroke due to a clot in one of the veins of the brain (carvernous sinus thrombosis).

Green corridor in place, city patient gets heart from Mumbai donor

May 30, 2019 5:17 am

Kolkata resident, Anusha Adhikari, received the heart from a 16-year-old Mumbai boy, who was declared brain dead at Global Hospital in Mumbai following an accident on May 23.

Pune-based heart transplant survivor funds kidney transplant of 14-yr-old, donates Rs 7 lakh

April 08, 2019 7:19 am

Kirpal shared another successful organ transplant story. At Fortis Hospital, Chennai, where Kirpal underwent the heart transplant in October last year, a 21-year-old man who suffered from heart and lung failure was admitted. Kirpal, through her foundation, paid a sum of Rs 5 lakh for the man’s operation.

Man gets youth’s heart in Kolkata’s second such transplant

September 25, 2018 5:53 am

The organ, which was flown in from Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh on a chartered plane late on Sunday, was brought to Fortis hospital on EM Bypass through a green corridor at midnight, a senior officer of Kolkata Traffic Police said.

Brain-dead Bengaluru man's heart flown to Kolkata; police create green corridor for transplant

May 21, 2018 5:26 pm

The operation went on for almost three hours. A team of 30 trained doctors performed the complicated surgery. After the operation, the patient is being kept under strict vigilance and his condition will be monitored regularly.

Thirty-fourth cadaver organ donation in PGIMER at Chandigarh

September 21, 2017 11:44 am

Eleven-year-old brain-dead girl breathes life in 2 patients. According to PGI doctors, the donor, identified as Tamreen, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, met with an accident in Chandigarh a few days ago. On Tuesday she was declared brain dead by doctors.

Eleven-year-old girl gifts life to four critically ill patients

September 21, 2017 11:44 am

On Wednesday, the girl’s heart was sent for transplant to Fortis Hospital in Mulund, Mumbai. A seven-year-old boy, who was suffering from a rare heart ailment, got a new lease of life after the heart transplant.

Nagpur's heart goes out to Mumbai

August 24, 2017 9:06 pm

The patient's daughter studying in Gondia Medical College said that her father had expressed the wish that his body parts be donated to needy patients. The family gave a go-ahead and the patient was shifted to Orange City Hospital (OCH) for further process.

Hindu youth's heart transplanted to Muslim man in Ahmedabad

July 13, 2017 8:12 pm

Through green corridor, 21-year-old Amit Halpati's heart was taken to Surat airport. It reached Ahmedabad by a chartered plane at CIMS hospital, where it was successfully transplanted to a patient name Sohel Vohra (36), a resident of Kheda district in central Gujarat.

Pune: MH-CTC gets nod to perform heart transplants

June 04, 2016 4:56 am

“So far, heart transplants were being performed in Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and now Pune will also offer its own facility for heart transplants,” Brig Garg told mediapersons during a visit to the 600-bed hospital on Friday.