Air pollution may be a novel environmental risk factor for Chronic Kidney Disease.
Inquiries revealed that Sivaram had uploaded his profile on the kidney donors-buyers network’s website, and whenever the clients contacted him, he introduced himself as an agent working for the kidney
The wives of Sankhua and Sahu had been looking for suitable donors as kidneys of their respective spouses were a mismatch for each other.
District Collector J Nivas on Monday said Chief Minister Jagan has approved for construction of sa kidney research centre and super specialty hospital at Palasa.
Police are also probing the possible involvement of those who find poor people, forge documents for them and take them to hospitals posing as relatives.
The very purpose of forming an authorisation committee in Madurai was for the benefit of people from the southern districts.
The families crossed paths three months after they got themselves registered in a mobile app iKidney, developed by Dr Priyadarshini Ranjan.
According to police, Dr Pradeep of Sraddha Hospital was taken into custody late Sunday night from his residence at Seethammadhara.
District medical and health (DMH) officials, along with other officers, sealed the Sraddha hospital which was involved in conducting illegal organ transplants in the city in the last few years.
Team asked to check if any hospital conducting illegal transplantations
A three-member committee, which is investigating the kidney racket, on Wednesday visited the Sraddha Hospital for further probe.
Meanwhile, Maharanipeta police arrested hospital HR (Admin) J Kumar Rao in connection with the kidney racket.
The accused were M Manjunatha, an ayurvedic doctor from Bengaluru, and Dr D Prabhakar, a nephrologist in a city hospital.
A stone that obstructs the ureter or renal pelvis causes excruciating, intermittent pain that radiates from the flank to the groin or to the inner thigh.
Rachakonda police on Monday busted an international organ trafficking racket by arresting three persons including the kingpin.