SPARSH Hospital successfully conducts kidney transplants

ANI | Updated: Apr 16, 2018 13:52 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Apr. 16 (NewsVoir): SPARSH hospitals on Monday celebrated the successful completion of two kidney transplants at their Yeshwantpur facility.

Both the patients have recovered and doing well.

One patient who was brain dead (cadaver) a twenty-year-old young boy donated his kidney to a 61-year-old patient from Bengaluru while another 33-year-old lady Nagaratnamma from Tumkur donated her kidney to her own 43-year-old husband, Ashwatiah.

The organ donations is such a humane act and it is said one human can save eight lives by donating his organs commitment to which is given when one is in the pink of health.

This operation was conducted by Dr. Ramachander (Nephrologist), Dr. Avinash and team.

While the live operation took three hours in the case of husband-wife duo, the cadaver patient to receiver patient too just over four hours.

Both the receivers are doing well and back to their routines.

SPARSH hospitals with this also announced that regular transplants can be done at their facility for kidney, heart, lungs and heart valve (tissue).

The Yeshwantpur unit of SPARSH was opened three years ago and is a 250 bedded hospital with all facilities under one roof.

SPARSH Hospitals other facility include one at Infantry road and one at Banneghatta road other than units in Mysore, Davanagere and Vijayapura.

"It is heartening to see such a great teamwork by the SPARSH doctors and support staff and it surely calls for a celebration. Organ donation is such a Samaritan thought and the best part is that it gives life to the needy," said Chairman Dr. Sharan Patil.

"I am glad we have such committed staff who worked day in and out to make this entire operation a celebration," he added. (NewsVoir)

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