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The moment a decision was made to harvest the baby’s organs, doctors moved quickly to perform the rare and complicated six-hour surgery.(Representative photo)

Three-day boy gifts life to 21-year-old woman at PGIMER Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 01:20 AM IST
The small size of the kidneys did not matter as the organs were expected to grow as they would in the donor.
Corneas need to be transplanted ideally within six hours of the donor’s death.(Representative picture/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Corneas need to be transplanted ideally within six hours of the donor’s death.(Representative picture/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

AIIMS, IIT-D study if it is possible for drones to transport corneas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 05:56 AM IST
The National Eye Bank (NEB) of AIIMS transplanted 1,426 corneas last year, but the waiting period for non-emergency transplant surgery at the hospital last year was at least six months.
The accused, Tushar savarkar (in pic) and Sachin Salve were produced in court and have been remanded in the bureau’s custody for two more days(HT photo)
The accused, Tushar savarkar (in pic) and Sachin Salve were produced in court and have been remanded in the bureau’s custody for two more days(HT photo)

Kidney transplant scam at Mumbai hospital: 550 transplant cases under scanner

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Charul Shah, Aayushi Pratap
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2018 12:49 AM IST
ACB to probe cases forwarded to JJ Hospital, while the new SAC panel gave a nod to the transplant surgery
At 1,844 corneas, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) recorded its highest ever donations in 2017, according to the data from the National Eye Bank. The donor corneas are transplanted in people with corneal blindness.(File Photo)
At 1,844 corneas, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) recorded its highest ever donations in 2017, according to the data from the National Eye Bank. The donor corneas are transplanted in people with corneal blindness.(File Photo)

Increase in corneal donation and transplant at Delhi AIIMS

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2018 04:41 AM IST
The National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) estimates that there are around 1,20,000 corneal blind persons in the country and about 20,000 to 30,000 cases get added every year.
sterile surgical instruments on during the operation table amid the surgeons(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
sterile surgical instruments on during the operation table amid the surgeons(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Pune’s Sassoon hospital performs its first kidney transplant surgery involving live donor

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:03 PM IST
 Doctors from the Sassoon General Hospital, while speaking about the transplant, said, "The recipient was suffering from kidney related issues. He had come to the hospital for a kidney transplant. His father decided to donate his kidney to save his son. The hospital has carried out three cases of kidney transplant earlier, but in all those cases the donor was a brain-dead patient. This was the first kidney transplant involving a live donor at the hospital." 
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