Friday, Dec 02, 2022

organ donation


24-year-old gives 4 new lease of life through organ donation

November 26, 2022 7:40 am

The retrieved corneas from Muskan restored the sight of two other patients, thereby impacting four lives in all at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

In death, a 14-year-old boy from Haridwar gifts life to 6 people

November 18, 2022 8:10 pm

All organs of the boy have been retrieved at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. The process of harvesting organs was done meticulously. The heart had to be transplanted within four hours, the lungs within six hours, the liver within 12 hours and the kidney within 24 hours, hence three green corridors were created for transporting the organs to three hospitals.

At AIIMS, organ donation by two girls— aged 18 months and 8 years — saves lives

November 13, 2022 9:43 pm

During her treatment in the ICU, the 18-month old baby's father, Jamshed, did his research about organ donation online, and when doctors and transplant coordinators approached him, he agreed to organ donation.

Brain dead 16-month baby saves two lives. His liver and kidneys were transplanted in 2 ailing kids

August 27, 2022 6:25 am

Doctors and transplant coordinators of the Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation (ORBO), AIIMS, counselled family to donate organs.

57-year-old woman donates bones and 5 other organs

August 26, 2022 2:44 am

Eighteen years after she pledged all her organs, her family honoured her wish by donating the heart, liver, kidneys, pancreas, corneas and bones.

Organ donation: 35-year-old Surat man gets heart from 28-year-old Pune auto rickshaw driver

August 25, 2022 8:08 am

The 28-year-old man was brought to the casualty section of Dr DY Patil hospital on August 20 but was declared brain dead on August 21. Relatives of the man informed the hospital authorities that the youth had stepped out with his friend during the Dahi Handi festival.

World Organ Donation Day 2022 PGI honours 17 families for impacting 66 lives

August 14, 2022 4:16 am

It was an emotional moment with everyone giving a standing ovation during the inaugural session as 17 donor families were honoured for their exemplary gesture amid their own tragedy, that impacted 66 lives.

‘Why donating organs is not about insulting the dead, it is about saving lives’

August 14, 2022 10:37 am

There is a lack of understanding about brain stem death. Information about the legislation related to organ donation and transplantation needs to be disseminated. Family refusal in a majority of cases reflects poor knowledge and thus warrants interventions at the community level. Signing a ‘Family Donor Card’ and taking the message to the youth can influence positive decisions about organ donation, says Dr Sujit Chatterjee, CEO of Hiranandani Hospital, Powai

Delhi: Six-year-old gunshot victim becomes youngest donor at AIIMS, organs given to 2 children

May 20, 2022 10:59 pm

Rolly’s liver went to a seven-year-old child from Lucknow and her kidneys went to a 12-year-old. She is the youngest girl in Delhi-NCR and at AIIMS whose organs have been transplanted.

Pune: NGO appeals to citizens to donate organs, introduces online pledge form

November 09, 2021 4:57 pm

ReBirth Foundation aims to collect as many pledge forms as possible from citizens and submit them to National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation.