transplant

Organ donation: Four things to keep in mind when considering a transplant

Organ donation: Four things to keep in mind when considering a transplant

Due to lack of awareness, there are myths and fears in people's minds about organ donation.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Breakthrough! Scientists pave way for pig-to-human organ transplant through gene editing

Breakthrough! Scientists pave way for pig-to-human organ transplant through gene editing

In the study, published in the journal Science, the researchers removed the virus genes from the pig genome using CRISPR-Cas 9 – a gene editing tool – in live animals. 

Aug 11, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Vital organs of brain dead woman donated to four persons

Organ transplantation have come from 23 brain dead people in the city in last 21 months.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

The 38-year-old Sangeeta Mahajan, who had met with an accident on July 17, had suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a two-wheeler in Jalgaon.

Jul 24, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
Miniature human heart made from rat's organ may help test new drugs

Miniature human heart made from rat's organ may help test new drugs

The mini human heart was created by introducing human cells into the matrix of a whole rat heart.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Australian man gets his toe surgically removed to replace severed thumb!

Australian man gets his toe surgically removed to replace severed thumb!

Mitchell was initially reluctant towards the transplant, but later decided to go for it.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Jul 04, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
Doctors perform complex paediatric liver transplants in Delhi

Doctors perform complex paediatric liver transplants in Delhi

Azariah Malala and Lilaz Bakhtiyar from Fiji and Iraq are suffering from congenital liver defects, forms of Biliary atresia.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Parents seeks help to raise Rs 25 lakh for infant with rare liver disorder

Parents seeks help to raise Rs 25 lakh for infant with rare liver disorder

The infant was diagnosed with Glycogen Storage disease, which prevented his growth.

May 26, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Hindu, Muslim wives donate their kidney to each others' husbands; save their lives

Hindu, Muslim wives donate their kidney to each others' husbands; save their lives

A five-hour successful surgery later, both patients are doing well, the doctors said.

May 22, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Doctors successfully carried out India's first womb transplant in Pune

Doctors successfully carried out India's first womb transplant in Pune

A team of doctors successfully performed a womb transplant on a 21-year-old woman on Thursday at a hospital in Pune.

May 18, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
India's first womb transplant at Pune hospital today

India's first womb transplant at Pune hospital today

The woman, who is a Solapur resident and is unable to conceive it due to absence of uterus, is being operated at Pune’s Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI) by a team of 12 doctors.

May 18, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
15-year-old Iraqi girl receives new lease of life; undergoes stem cell transplant from German donor

15-year-old Iraqi girl receives new lease of life; undergoes stem cell transplant from German donor

Banin Mohammad Humza, a 15-year-old girl from Iraq, underwent a stem cell transplant in a private hospital in India.

Apr 12, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
50-hour-long surgery successfully gives US man a new face!

50-hour-long surgery successfully gives US man a new face!

Facial transplantation is the process of removing part or all of a donor's face and attaching it onto a patient who has previously suffered facial injury or deformity.

Feb 20, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
In a first, Kochi doctors perform dual live-donor transplant on 20-month-old girl

In a first, Kochi doctors perform dual live-donor transplant on 20-month-old girl

In a significant medical breakthrough and a first in the world, doctors at Kochi hospital performed a dual live-donor transplant on a 20-month-old girl, who weighs just seven kgs on Saturday.

Feb 18, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

Brain dead driver gives new lease of life to seven people

While the liver and kidneys were transplanted to patients at KMCH, the heart was sent to a private hospital in Chennai.

Jun 28, 2016, 17:49 PM IST