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Organ transplant


KBC 12: Riteish Deshmukh, Dr Sunil Shroff raise awareness on organ donation; all you need to know

October 10, 2020 3:35 pm

Roughly, five lakh people die annually in India due to the lack of an organ donor but with less than one per million people opting to donate," says Dr Veerabhadra Gupta, medical advisor at Bangalore Kidney Foundation, Bengaluru.

Desperation among Telangana patients as organ transplants come to a halt

August 26, 2020 8:43 pm

While donations have stagnated, hitting a zero in the months of May and July, the number of recipient registration has also come down.

Transplants plummet in Maharashtra, only 3 live organ transplants recorded in April

May 04, 2020 3:13 pm

While emergency, life-saving surgeries are being performed at hospitals, organ transplants are avoided because fewer donors available, and surgeons do not want to take the risk of exposure.

Explained: Why must India have a National Registry of Voluntary Organ Donors?

November 05, 2019 7:05 am

The Committee of nine doctors from PGIMER, Chandigarh has pushed for a National Registry of Donors, and recommended a biometrics-based authentication of donors and recipients.

Pune: Organs from 23-year-old brain dead student help three patients live

September 19, 2019 8:42 am

For the first time, one kidney and pancreas, another kidney and liver, and the heart were transplanted simultaneously, said Aarti Gokhale, chief coordinators of Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC), Pune region.

Mumbai: Need more sensitisation on organ donation, say recipient patients

July 02, 2019 12:10 pm

In Mumbai, so far this year three patients have undergone heart and lung transplants.

Organs from 32-year-old brain-dead welder in Pune save four lives on his birthday, heart sent to Nagpur

June 08, 2019 9:46 am

The donor's wife, who is six months pregnant and has a six-year-old child as well, consented to donate her husband’s organs and this was done on Friday, which was also his birthday.

Mumbai: Two arrested in organ transplant case file for bail

October 16, 2018 1:54 am

Sawarkar through his advocates Sanjeev Punalekar and Prakash Salsingikar submitted before the court that the police claiming a collusion between him and Salve was not found as they were only meeting as part of their job.

Organ transplant case: Cops make two accused face officials from JJ hospital

October 06, 2018 12:54 am

On Monday, the ACB had arrested Savarkar and Salve — organ transplant co-ordinator with the SL Raheja Hospital — for allegedly demanding Rs 1.5 lakh from a patient requiring a kidney transplant

Mumbai: ACB scans 550 organ transplant proposals cleared by social worker

October 05, 2018 2:00 am

The ACB also said it would scrutinise Salve’s association with other hospitals in Mumbai and Thane to determine if he had colluded with Sawarkar, similarly seeking bribes from donors