About Careers Internship MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Teenís Organs Save 3 Lives

by Vishnuprasad on February 26, 2015 at 8:11 PM
Font : A-A+

Teenís Organs Save 3 Lives

When 14-year-old girl Radha Rani was brought to Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Rajasthan, in a critical condition, little did anyone realise that she would create a history of sorts by giving a new lease of life to three persons.

Radha Rani's kidneys were transplanted into two patients at SMS Hospital. Her liver was sent to Army's RR Hospital in Delhi through a special Indian Air Force helicopter where it was transplanted into a patient who happens to be the wife of a soldier.

Advertisement

State Health Minister Rajendra Rathore said it was the first of its kind cadaver transplant in a government hospital in the state, addressing a press conference here on Wednesday.

"The donor had been brought to the hospital on February 22 from Sawai Madhopur but was declared brain dead on Tuesday. While one recipient Braj Kishore (47) was admitted in the same hospital, another patient Shakuntala (50) was admitted at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital from where she was shifted to SMS Hospital for the transplant," he said.

Meanwhile, the hospital got in touch with RR Hospital in New Delhi where a patient needed a liver transplant.


Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest Organ Donation News

From 'Zombie' to Life-Saver: New Test Brings Hope to Heart Transplant Patients
'Zombie' cell test could revive heart by reforming transplant criteria.
 COVID-19 Positive Donor Hearts Lower Survival in Transplant Patients
An analysis of data from donors suggests donor hearts from patients who were COVID-19 positive could place transplant patients at increased risk of mortality.
 Clinical Trial Suggests Paradigm Shift for Lung Transplantation
Patients subjected to delayed transplantation using 10įC static lung preservation had a better outcome compared to patients transplanted performed using standard methods.
New Method to Treat Chronic Transplant Rejection Discovered
Researchers are hoping to test the antibody IL-15 in organ transplant patients to reduce chronic organ rejection.
 Identifying Patients Who Need Liver Transplants Faster
Research may speed the identification of patients who need liver transplants by analyzing blood samples to look for biomarkers associated with liver failure.
View All
This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close
×

Teenís Organs Save 3 Lives Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests