A successful pancreas transplant is the only certain cure for patients suffering from diabetes.
Women often tend to ignore their health for the sake of their families or for financial reasons. Kidney disease can silently creep up on them with devastating effects. We need to change this.
As a patient of End Stage Kidney Disease, I have no idea what I am supposed to be undergoing. I undergo procedures about which no one has time to explain. Things happen…desperation takes over...and I’m shaken to the core.
One of the few options left for those needing a kidney transplant is a Swap Transplant. Read more to know about ASTRA – a swap transplant registry.
As the famous detective said, “My name is Sherlock Holmes, it is my business to know what other people do not know.” A transplant coordinator has to do the same in order to prevent organ trading.
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.
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.
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.