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In a Rare Feat Narayana Health City Conducts multi-organ Transplant in 1-day

Partners with JIPMER, Pondicherry to facilitate the first dual hand transplantation

Multiple organs were donated by the family of an accident victim at Narayana Health city Bangalore. The medical team’s efforts was commendable since harvesting and preserving organs for donation is not an easy task but the team managed to accomplish harvesting benefiting and enriching many lives.

Narayana Health City collaborated with JIPMER, Pondicherry to harvest hands for Karnataka’s first hand donation. The patient, a 22 year old male from Anekal, was working at a retail store. He met with an accident while driving a two wheeler. The patient was brought to Narayana Health City on 15th November and was declared brain dead on 18 November 2018. Father of the patient consented to donate his Heart / Heart Valves, Lungs, Kidneys, Liver, Eyes / Cornea and hand.

The heart is being donated to 18 year old girl, a student from Madhya Pradesh who was suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and the only treatment that could have saved her life was heart transplant. She has been listed with  Jeevasarthakathe since June 2018.

The liver is being given to a 67 year old male, a retired central government employee, hailing from Bangalore. He was diagnosed with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and the only treatment to save …

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