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May 04, 2015
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My father Lt. Col Retd Ashok Gorey was admitted for 11 days in Fortis Hospital, Mulund. Dr. Raman Shenoy, Dr. Rajesh Benney and Dr. Arulwana were outstanding with care and clarity towards the treatment of my father. The nursing staff, the super ICUs were so good and so caring that we never felt away from home. I have no words to express the gratitude for nursing team who took care of my father. I truly pray that Fortis, Mulund continues to serve the patients as good as they do always. Lastly I also would like to thank the security staff who are doing good service in taking care and guiding the families of patients.
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Surgeons at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, performed Mumbai’s record 37th heart transplant surgery on a 29yr old male from Nasik, suffering from Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Waitlisted for over three weeks, the transplant became possible when a 25yr old male patient from Colaba, Mumbai, was declared brain-dead following an Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. His family consented to donate his Heart and Kidneys to save and enrich lives of three deserving recipients within the city itself.
Retrieved by the Transplant Team at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, the donor heart was transported to the hospital, through the Green Corridor in 22mins. The harvested heart was transported out of Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central at 04.30AM, reaching Fortis Hospital, Mulund at 04.52AM. The preserved heart was immediately taken into the Operation Theatre and successfully implanted by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head of Cardiac Transplant Team, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, into the young recipient.
Dr Anvay Mulay, Head of Cardiac Transplant Team, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, said, “This young donor’s family deserves highest appreciation for having saved multiple lives through their noble gesture – they help us build a strong testimony, that patients with end stage heart failure have hope. Our young recipient is now stable and will be kept under observation for the next 48-72 hours in the ICU”.
Commenting about the landmark surgery, Dr S Narayani, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, said, “Our teams conduct programs across the country for Doctors, Nursing Home staff, Intensivists and Medical Social Workers to build awareness about the importance of organ donation; this has positively helped drive organ donation at a larger scale. Today’s inspirational example set by the donor family will further bolster our efforts to engage the community in furthering the cause of Organ Donation. We are very proud of our Clinicians & Medical Social Workers who made 2nd successful Heart Transplant surgery of 2017 possible”.
The hospital continues to engage with the community and the medical fraternity to build awareness about and to intensify the Organ Donation movement in the state.
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Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, today conducted state’s 39th heart transplant surgery, on a 17 year old male recipient from Malegaon, Nasik. The patient has been on waitlist for over two months as he suffered from Dilated Cardiomyopathy. The transplant became possible when a 31 year old male patient was declared brain dead at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. The donor met with a road traffic accident that caused head injury and subsequent brain death. The transplant surgery was conducted by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head of Cardiac Transplant Team, Fortis Hospital, Mulund.
Following brain death of the patient, the family decided to donate his Heart, Kidneys and Liver. The Police in Pune and Mumbai immediately swung into action & coordinated the Traffic from Pune city, Pune Gramin, Raigad, Navi Mumbai & Mumbai. A green corridor was created for swift transfer of harvested heart. The convoy moved out of Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune at 10.36PM and reached Fortis Hospital, Mulund at 12.14 AM. The transportation of the harvested heart between Pune and Mulund was done in 1 hour and 38 minutes, covering a distance of 149.7 kms.
Upon the successful heart transplant, Dr Anvay Mulay, Head of Cardiac Transplant Team, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, said, “Need of the hour is to bring communities together to help drive the cause of Organ Donation. Every success story is a step towards building the cause. While we progress on our endeavor to save and enrich lives, we thank the donor families and encourage families with brain dead relatives to consider donating for the cause that would enrich many more lives.”
Talking about the recipients condition, Dr Mulay added, “We’ve concluded the surgery and the patient has been moved to the ICU and will be kept under observation for the next 48-72 hours.”
On the concerted effort by different agencies for smooth transfer of organ between the two cities, Dr S. Narayani, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, said, “We would like to thank every stakeholder who enabled smooth transit of the harvested heart from Pune to Mumbai, to save and enrich another life today. As we continue to enrich lives through heart transplants, it is important that we continue to work towards the cause of organ donation and generate awareness so that more lives can be saved.”
With the hospital leading and conducting programs for Doctors, Nursing Home staff, Intensivists and Medical Social Workers to create awareness about the importance of organ donation, the impact should positively drive organ donation on a larger scale.
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