By writer to timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A 34-year-old man from Bhardak underwent the transplant. His mom (57) donated one among her kidneys.
Datteswar Hota, the transplant surgeon who can also be principal of the medical faculty, stated there was enhanced care in view of the pandemic. “The donor and recipient have been examined for Covid-19 and their outcomes got here damaging. All of the healthcare professionals concerned have been sporting PPEs and face shields in the course of the surgical procedure,” Hota stated.
Docs and nurses attending the affected person and donor should not going to different areas of affected person care as a measure of additional precaution to stop doable viral an infection. Each the donor and the recipients are doing tremendous, he stated.
The hospital had stopped the transplant course of apprehending unfold of infections until nationwide organ and tissue transplant group (NOTTO) got here out with recent tips not too long ago.
SCB is the one hospital within the authorities sector doing kidney transplant in Odisha. The hospital has to this point accomplished 200 transplants because it started the transplant programme in March 2012.
The final transplant was accomplished earlier than this within the hospital on March 16, days earlier than the lockdown. At the least seven sufferers are ready for the transplant within the hospital.