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.
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.
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.