A successful pancreas transplant is the only certain cure for patients suffering from diabetes.
The medical success of transplantation has not translated into benefit for most patients primarily because of limited organ availability and affordability of a transplant. Here is what is likely to happen and how you can insure yourself and get help.
Transplantation of Hands and Faces is not life-saving. Hands and faces are highly visible parts of the body, and closely related to the identity of the individual. This makes their transplantation difficult.
Need an organ transplant and don't know where to start? ORGAN India is pleased to announce the launch of a Transplant Guide. An all-inclusive virtual handbook of transplant centres across India, along with related information a transplant patient may require.
Meet Muktesh Chander. The man who created Green Corridors in North India, to facilitate smooth and timely transportation of organs in a non-stop thoroughfare - no mean achievement in a chaotic and apathetic city like Delhi.
It has been observed that the police officials are reluctant to give authority for organ donation in Medico-Legal cases. This may be either because of their fear of accountability of their decision, jurisdictional problems or lack of knowledge and clarity on the statutory provisions in such cases.
Longevity and quality of life is far better after a transplant than on dialysis. But in India barely 2% of all patients undergo a kidney transplant. Lack of awareness, gender imbalances, & deterrence from some doctors all hamper the process.
If you’ve been advised a kidney transplant and your donor is incompatible, there’s a ray of hope. A Swap Transplant could be your saviour. ASTRA is India’s first and only swap transplant registry where a recipient can look for paired donor exchange.