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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Organ transplant arrests: DHS alerted hospitals about ‘miscreants’ in 2017

The letter asked hospitals to warn patients against paying any extra charges except for authorisation fees levied by the state government.

Organ transplant arrests: ACB to summon senior JJ Hospital officials

ACB arrested Tushar Savarkar, social worker at the state-run JJ Hospital, and Sachin Salve, organ transplant co-ordinator with the SL Raheja Hospital, for allegedly demanding Rs 1.5 lakh from a patient requiring a kidney transplant

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urges states to support organ transplantation

Venkaiah Naidu said if all people do their duty, "it will add beauty to the country".

Organ transplant called off after donor infant suffers cardiac arrest

For organ donation, brain-stem death is required.