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Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru Sucessfully Performs Triple Transplant of Heart, Kidney and Liver

Marathon surgery performed over 100 healthcare workers work overnight to give new lives to 3 patients

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5 Dariya News

Bangalore , 06 Jun 2018

Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru the foremost multi-specialty healthcare provider committed to clinical excellence and patient care performed path-breaking triple transplant simultaneously to give new lease of life to three patients. Team of 100 dedicated healthcare workers, who worked relentlessly , literally 24/7 to perform Heart, Kidney and Liver surgeries successfully.The donor of all the three organs was 32-year-old lady from Kolar in Karnataka who was the daughter of a construction worker and died due to a fall. Her mother was forthcoming for this noble cause and did not hesitate to donate all the three organs viz Heart, Kidney and Liver to the needy patients. There were doctors from other place to assess the condition of lungs of the donor was not fit to be harvested.The recipient for Heart transplant is 48-year-old male who is a software engineer by profession. Recipient for liver transplant is 60-year-old retired male teacher.  54-year-old diabetic patient an employee at NAL underwent kidney transplant at Manipal Hospitals Bangalore.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Devananda HOD & Consultant–Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Manipal Hospitals Bangalore said, Manipal Hospitals said, “The patient is 48 year old male who was suffering from Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a disease of your heart muscle where it becomes stretched and thin and hence cannot pump adequately . Though the problem is not very rare yet the patient was unable to perform any regular task and would feel exausted and worn out all the time.  He underwent 1month of preparation time before undergoing heart transplant. We performed several angiography to be sure. His other parameters including lung pressure was monitored and brought down to normal levels for the success of the surgery.The transplant went on for close to 6 hours with succefull outcome. He is recovering well and has a great support from his family. we are confident that he will receover slowly but steadily to go for second innings in life. We wish will god luck and speedy recovery and extremely grateful to the donor’s family , who took this decision for the sake of humanity.“

Speaking on the occasion Dr. A Olithselvan, Chairman & Hepatalogist, Liver Transplant Division, Manipal Hospitals said, “ It was no easy for this 60 year man who was fighting liver cancer from past 3 months and liver cirrhosis for almost 6 years. He was on the transplant list for long. This 32 year old lady who was the donor for kideny cam as an angel/ boon to his life. The transplant went on extremely well and we are hoping that the patient will resume normal work very soon.It is extremely heart warming to know that people are concious and forth coming towards this nobel cause. We are grateful to donor’s family who decided to donate organs despite their moment of grief. We all must take a learning and come forward for this cause“Speaking on the occasion Dr. Vishwanath Siddini, Consultant, Nephrologist Manipal Hospitals Bangalore said,“ 54 year old male patient who was extremely diabetic and was on regular dialysis was extremely happy to know that his prayers were finally answered. He had been waiting for almost 4 years for this day and was on the transplant list since then. It was important that he undewent kidney transplant at the earliest since he was also recently admitted due to certain complications. Somehow dialysis was not enough for him and transplant was the only possible solution to save his life.Post transplant he is showing great signs of recovery and will be resuming his normal routine very soon.“ 

About Manipal Hospitals:

As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is among the largest hospital network in India serving over 2 million patients annually. Its focus is to develop an affordable tertiary care multispecialty healthcare framework through its entire multispecialty delivery spectrum and further extend it to homecare. With its flagship quaternary care facility located in Bangalore, India, 8 tertiary care, 7 secondary care and 2 primary care clinics spread across India and abroad, Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 5,200+ beds. Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from across the globe. Manipal Hospitals is first in India to be awarded accreditation by the AAHRPP for ethical standards in clinical research activities. It is also NABL, NABH and ISO certified. Manipal Hospitals is also the most respected hospital company in India and the most patient recommended hospital in India by consumer survey.This message contains information which may be confidential and privileged. Unless you are the intended recipient (or authorized to receive this message for the intended recipient), you may not use, copy, disseminate or disclose to anyone the message or any information contained in the message.  If you have received the message in error, please advise the sender by reply e-mail, and delete the message.  Thank you very much.





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