Team of surgeons led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Chief of Cardiac Transplant Team at Fortis Hospital Mulund successfully transplanted a preserved heart in to a 50yr old female recipient, today in city’s 19th heart transplant. The recipient, from Surat, was suffering from Dilated Cardiomyopathy and was waitlisted earlier yesterday.
The transplant became possible when a 49yr old female, was declared brain dead at KEM Hospital, Parel earlier today, following a road traffic accident that resulted in a head injury. Her family consented to donate her Heart, Kidneys and Liver, to save and enrich lives of four end-stage organ failure patients. Retrieved by Dr Hemant Pathare, CVTS Surgeon, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, the donor heart was transported to Fortis Hospital, Mulund, in 20mins, covering a distance of 24 kms.
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