NP NEWS 24 ONLINE – An 19-year-old patient was suffering from chronic kidney disease since last three years. Due to rheumatoid arthritis, her both kidneys were failed.
Since last six months she was on dialysis in Sassoon General Hospital, Pune. Considering her young age, expert doctors advised kidney transplant to her. 39-year-old Mother, housewife by occupation was willing to donate her kidney to daughter. Successful kidney transplant was performed on her in Sassoon General Hospital on November 2. Thus a mother gave rebirth to her daughter by donating her own kidney.
Under the guidance of the Dean Dr. Ajay Chandanwale transplant team consisted of Dr.Abhay Sadare, Dr.Govind Kasat, Dr.Suresh Patankar, Dr.Rajesh Shrotri, Dr.Nachiket Purnadare, Dr.Shankar Mundhe Anaesthesists Dr.Vidya Kelkar, Dr.Surekha Shinde and Dr.Yogesh Gavali, Dr.Harish Tatiya.
On the occasion of this Dean, Dr. Ajay Chandanwale said that the Government Institutes are now at par with many private institutions and has shown the light of hope to many poor and needy patients who can not afford the expensive treatment at private hospital. This was 11th kidney transplant operation performed successfully in Sassoon Hospital. Expenses were done through Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Janarogy Yojana. This is an effort to strengthen Government Hospital as middle class patients do not afford Corporate Hospital.