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Yenepoya Medical College successfully transplants organs

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Mangaluru: Yenepoya Medical College, Hospital, Deralakkatte, Mangalore has achieved the unique distinction of successfully retrieving Organs on a 63-year-old man, named Mr. Aithappa Poojary with history of intra cranial bleeding who was admitted on 28/10/2022.

Despite of all efforts to save his life, the prognosis was poor and he did not show any sign of recovery. Our panel of expert conducted various tests to confirm brain dead. In a kind gesture, his wife and relatives of deceased came forward to donate his organs to save other needy patients life. A Panel of doctors from Yenepoya Medical College Hospital proceeded with the process of Organ transplantation. The organs were retrieved by thetransplant team of Yenepoya Medical College Hospital by Dr. Mujeeburahman (HOD Department Of Urology),Dr Santhosh Pai B H (HOD Department Of Nephrology) , Urologists, Dr Althaf Khan, DR Nischith D’souza. Nephrologist Dr.Haisam, Dr.Srivatsa And Dr.Shaheen Thangal .Anesthetist, Dr.Aeijaz Ahmed and Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed other experienced doctors, Hospital Administrators, nurses and technicians- stated Mr..Nelvin Nelson, Deputy Manager &Transplant and Robotic-coordinator.

This was possible in Yenepoya medical College Hospital due to the outstanding vision by the leaders of the university head by Dr, Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi,( Chancellor), Mr Farhad Yenepoya (Pro-Chancellor), Dr Vijay Kumar (Vice Chancellor) , Dr.M S Moosabba (Dean YMC) and Dr.Prakash R M Saldanha , The Medical Superintendent, Yenepoya Medical College Hospital, Mangalore.

One kidney, 2 corneas/eye and Skin was taken.

Team from Jeevansarthakathe (Mangalore Zone, SOTTO) a constitution by the govt. of Karnataka as a sustained deceased donor (Cadaver) transplantation program in the state of Karnataka played a vital role in the organ harvesting process.

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