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“The organ donation has led to the primary profitable coronary heart transplant at Sahyadri hospital in Pune this yr. A complete of 31 sufferers of end-stage coronary heart ailments have undergone the transplant efficiently in Pune since 2017,” Aarti Gokhale, transplant coordinator of the Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC), mentioned. ZTCC is an apex physique that oversees the allocation of donated organs as per the norms.
Kinfolk of 4 brain-dead sufferers have donated coronary heart this yr up to now. However in earlier three instances, the retrieved organ was transported to different cites for transplants.
Coronary heart transplant crew on the Sahyadri hospital, Deccan, led by transplant surgeon Manoj Durairaj carried out the center transplant on a 49-year-old girl, a resident of Manjari. She was affected by a illness of the center muscle, referred to as dilated cardiomyopathy, which led to progressive deterioration of her coronary heart perform during the last 15 years.
“The transplanted coronary heart is thrashing usually within the recipient,” Durairaj mentioned.
The donor, a resident of Wakad, labored as a technician at a pathology laboratory in Pune. On September 21, she suffered giddiness and was rushed to the Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital. “She had suffered intra-cranial bleeding. Our docs did the whole lot to revive her. On September 24, she was declared brain-dead. Her mom consented to donate her important organs the following day,” mentioned hospital’s transplant coordinator Bobin Mathew.
As per the norms of the ZTCC, the lady’s coronary heart was allotted to a affected person enrolled with Sahyadri hospital in Pune, and her liver, pancreas, and one of many kidneys have been allotted to 2 sufferers enrolled with the Ruby Corridor Clinic in Pune. Her different kidney was allotted to a affected person enrolled with Apollo hospital in Nashik.
“A 32-year-old man, a kind 1 diabetic, has efficiently undergone mixed pancreas and kidney transplant, whereas the donated liver has been efficiently fitted right into a 50-year-old man, a affected person of liver cirrhosis,” mentioned Ruby Corridor Clinic’s transplant coordinator Surekha Joshi.