Pig-to-human heart transplant a major milestone: Expert

According to the information he has last received, the heart of the patient is now beating normally without any assistance.

published on : 19th January 2022

Man with lungs damaged by COVID undergoes transplant after donor organs brought from Ahmedabad

Chandola said that the patient required extended ECMO life support for 10 days post operatively and was gradually weaned off from ventilator subsequently.

published on : 15th January 2022

In a first, US surgeons transplant genetically modified pig heart in human

While it's too soon to know if the operation really will work, it marks a step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.

published on : 11th January 2022

In a first, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

The patient, David Bennett, a 57-year-old Maryland handyman, knew there was no guarantee the experiment would work but he was dying, ineligible for a human heart transplant and had no other option.

published on : 11th January 2022

Double lung transplant helps treat rare disease  

Doctors at a private hospital in the city have successfully performed the region’s first double lung transplant for pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis.

published on : 6th January 2022

Telangana Health Minister Harish Rao lauds NIMS for 742 kidney transplants since 2014

The Nizam’s Institute Of Medical Sciences (NIMS) commemorated the occasion of completing 742 kidney transplants since the formation of Telangana in 2014.

published on : 17th December 2021

Andhra Pradesh's 21-year-old Vani donates half of her liver to save father

Vani did not think twice when told that her father need to undergo a liver transplantation to win his battle against decompensated cirrhosis and related ailments. 

published on : 11th December 2021

Tamil Nadu’s largest tree transplantation project starts in Tenkasi

His department head A Manimekalan said the rains had made the transplantation easy and the weather would boost survival rate of the transplanted trees.

published on : 6th December 2021

Scientists devise method to increase success of kidney transplants 

The researchers studied the effect of genes and their variants in determining the drug concentration in a patient’s blood.

published on : 6th December 2021

Lung transplant surgery at NIMS, first time in Telangana government hospital

The donor was a wage-labourer who was brain dead after being hit by a two-wheeler, while the recipient was a 19-year old girl whose lungs were infected after recovering from Covid 19.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Liver donor sought for veteran actor KPAC Lalitha

Srikutty Bharathan, daughter of KPAC Lalitha, has requested persons who are willing to donate a part of their liver to come forward as the critically-ill actor needs an immediate transplant.

published on : 19th November 2021

Close to 90% bone marrow transplant patients treated under Aarogyasri at Manipal

Manipal Hospitals recently reached the milestone of completing 50 successful bone marrow transplants, saving lives of both children and adults.

published on : 27th October 2021

Man without limbs undergoes rare bilateral hand transplant surgery in Mumbai hospital

According to a statement issued by the hospital, the man from Rajasthan recently underwent a complex bilateral hand transplant surgery that lasted for nearly 13 hours.

published on : 19th October 2021

Telangana government offers Rs 25 lakh aid for girl with rare medical condition

The Minister had brought the issue to the notice of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who immediately sanctioned the amount.

published on : 13th October 2021

Through Nevis's organ Vinod gets a new lease of life

Vinod received liver from Nevis (25), who was recently declared brain dead. Vinod, a driver and also a farmer was diagnosed with third stage liver disease six months back

published on : 8th October 2021
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