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Kerala's rival student outfits, SFI and KSU, sink differences to fund colleague's treatment

SFI workers in Karunagappally, a town in Kollam district of Kerala, are busy raising funds for the treatment of Muhammad Rafi (22), a KSU worker whose kidneys are damaged.

What is Avascular Necrosis; and why you should not ignore the pain in your hips

Avascular Necrosis often occurs in the hip resulting in severe pain. The symptoms may develop over a long period of time, such as arthritis, limitation of movement, and pain. But the damage may be so severe that a person may require joint replacement.


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

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.

Failed organ transplants: 60-year-old second kidney recipient dies

An official from the Directorate of Health Services, Maharashtra, said state government is monitoring the case and a report from the ZTCC will be sought soon.

In a first at Solapur, two families help each other with kidney swap transplant

Around the same time, a couple of months ago, Mhaske was admitted to Ashwini Medical College and Hospital as he was being treated for a childhood nephrotic syndrome.

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

The first such successful surgery in Maharashtra, both the patient and the donor are doing well, said Gill, adding Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre now aims to become the primary destination for robotic kidney transplants not only in Mumbai but the entire country.


Pune: First paediatric incompatible blood group transplant on nine-year-old boy

This is the city’s first incompatible blood group (ABO mismatch) pediatric kidney transplant, that too without plasma exchange, which is very rare.

Ahead of Valentine Day, woman gives husband a rare gift — her kidney

Shabbir, both diabetic and hypertensive, had to undergo dialysis for nearly two years.

Govt issues draft guidelines to streamline kidney transplant

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said, “This initiative reflects our commitment to promote organ donation. These guidelines will go a long way in promoting organ donation in the country.”

At 77, retired manager gives wife new life, gifts his kidney

We were anxious that she might contract any other infection and hence decided on a transplant, he said.