By writer to www.telegraphindia.com
A 54-year-old girl in Odisha has donated a kidney to her 23-year-old son who has been affected by end-stage renal illness.
The kidney transplant operation was carried out by docs on the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bhubaneswar Sanjukta Mohanty mentioned: “I’ve seen my son affected by nephrology issues since his childhood. His well being has been a relentless reason for concern for the household. When docs advised me in regards to the want for a kidney transplant, I didn’t suppose twice earlier than agreeing to donate one in all my kidneys to save lots of his life. For me his life is extra valuable than anything. I’ve seen the ups and downs of life, however his is simply taking off. I’m indebted to the docs of the KIMS.”
Her son, who has accomplished his post-graduation from Utkal College, mentioned: “My mom is nice.”
Father Suresh Kumar Mohanty, who works as a technician within the Institute of Minerals and Supplies Know-how (IMMT), mentioned: “We had considered arranging a kidney from exterior. However there isn’t a assure that it’s going to work. Since in our case, my son and my spouse have the identical blood group (O-positive), we determined to go forward with the kidney transplant. The docs are very cooperative. My son has acquired a brand new lease of life.”
Dr Ashwini Prasad Patnaik, who led the group of docs who carried out the kidney transplant, mentioned he was completely satisfied that the process was profitable.
“Due to the efforts of the founding father of KIMS, Dr Achyuta Samanta, the hospital is totally ready to conduct such operations. Sufferers needn’t go exterior the state for transplant. Right here it may be achieved inside Rs eight lakh,” he mentioned.
In regards to the therapy, Dr Patnaik mentioned: “The affected person was affected by end-stage renal illness and underwent the transplant. His mom was the donor. The mom was discharged on Sunday whereas the affected person was discharged on Wednesday. Each are doing nicely.”
He mentioned: “The operation was achieved by transplant group docs of the KIMS, together with Dr Nikunj Kishore Rout, Dr Rajesh Kumar Padhi, Dr Kumar Avijeet Sprint and Dr Suresh Ch. Sprint from the nephrology group; Dr Sumanta Kumar Mishra, Dr Amresh Mishra, Dr J.B. Jagdev and Dr Sumit Panda from the surgical group; and Dr Sanjaya Behera, Dr Laba Kumar Nayak, and Dr G.C. Satpathy from the anaesthesia group. Dr D.S. Ray and his group, who got here from Calcutta, prolonged assist to the working group.”
Dr Rout mentioned there’s a psychological worry that if an individual donates one’s kidney they are going to turn out to be weak and face issues in life.
“We want to dispel this misconceived notion by affirming that this isn’t a truth. A kidney donor can lead a wholesome and unencumbered life with the remaining kidney,” he mentioned.
Dr Rout added: “Kidney transplant is the gold commonplace of therapy in end-stage kidney illness. Dialysis just isn’t all the time the everlasting answer. The standard of life is certainly higher compared to dialysis when an acceptable kidney is made accessible. Family members are most popular as donors.”
Wishing a speedy restoration to the affected person, Samanta congratulated the group of docs for his or her profitable achievement.
“The transplant group will proceed the programme sooner or later for the good thing about the needy,” he mentioned.