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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.

The surgeries were done on May 15 and 16. (HT Photo)
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.

Prisha with her mother, Anjali Kumari
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

After battling for life for four days at PGIMER, Chandigarh, the woman was declared brain dead on the night of May 1. (Getty images)
Updated on May 04, 2023 01:23 AM IST
By, 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

Liver transplant: Health expert answers frequently asked questions, shares types and precautions to take after surgery (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
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.

Congratulating Devananda, the Single Bench of Justice VG Arun said parents are lucky to have children like her.(File Photo)
Published on Dec 22, 2022 12:23 PM IST
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