A successful pancreas transplant is the only certain cure for patients suffering from diabetes.
Organ Donation & Transplantation
I donated a part of my liver to my Dad. I feel so wonderful that I could save him.
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.
Right now, our only method of true replacement-medicine is organ transplantation. In the future, we’ll reach that stage when custom-made organs and body parts are possible. That is the next BIG thing.
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.
“Is she going to make it doctor”? These are the words of a grieving father whose 12 year old daughter met with life threatening accident. The family had arrived in Chandigarh justa few hours before to visit their relatives.
My perfectly healthy strapping young son is suddenly told that he has cancer. A Bone Marrow Transplant could have helped. But as a country, we aren’t doing what it takes to get one.
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.
What can prevent the tragic deaths of thousands of people every day? Introducing the HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) set to operate soon in India. That too free of charge!
A team of doctors from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi achieve a rare feat of the first successful double hand transplant in the nation and any developing country till date. Watch their story.
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