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KGMU docs perform two liver transplants in two days; donors & recipients discharged
This is the 24th successful liver transplant at KGMU. With a success rate of more than 90%, KGMU is at par with the success rate of the most advanced centres in the world.
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 10:00 PM IST
The gift of life: Mum donates a part of her liver to save 8-month-old baby girl
Prisha, a one-year-old girl, was saved by her mother after being diagnosed with biliary atresia, a condition that could have caused liver failure. Her mother donated 20% of her liver to save her child's life in a transplant surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi. The family, from Bihar, took out loans and launched a crowdfunding campaign to cover the cost of the surgery. Prisha's health has since improved dramatically.
Updated on May 15, 2023 10:23 AM IST
ByShara Ashraf Prayag
20-year-old brain dead woman from Ambala saves three lives
On April 26, the woman, a student of Government Polytechnic Ambala, was riding pillion on a motorcycle with a friend, when a speeding car had rammed into the two-wheeler, causing her to fall on the road
Updated on May 04, 2023 01:23 AM IST
ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Liver transplant: Expert answers FAQs, shares precautions to take after surgery
Here's all you need to know to clear all health doubts regarding a liver transplant, its types, what happens during the surgery and precautions to take after it
Published on Apr 24, 2023 09:06 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
Kerala HC allows minor to donate part of her liver to ailing father
"It is heartening to note that the unrelenting fight put up by Devananda has finally succeeded. Court applauds the petitioner's fight to save her father's life," the court stated.
Published on Dec 22, 2022 12:23 PM IST
ByYagya Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh