Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation Starts at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar had started Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation. On 26th February 2020, AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar received a telephonic Call from State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (SOTTO) that one cadaveric kidney is available for transplantation. Immediately Dr. Subodh Das, Sr. Consultant, Urology & Kidney Transplant Surgeon, Director Transplant & Renal Science, Dr Sukant Kishore Das, Senior Consultant, Nephrology & Kidney Transplant Physician, reached Apollo Hospitals and started the formalities. The Donor was 56 years old female, lying brain dead at Apollo Hospital. The kidneys were successfully retrieved and 1 kidney was brought by AMRI Hospitals team with due sterility and medications as per guidelines. The recipient was brought and transplantation process initiated with pre-op cross matching and other formalities & protocols.
The Kidney received by AMRI team was a difficult kidney to operate upon as it had two renal artery connections instead of one and a challenging task; despite this, the team lead by Dr. Subodh Das & Dr. Sukant Kishore Das did a marvellous job and completed the transplantation successfully. Now the patient is under active life support and is being monitored regularly. The entire process is being closely supervised by Dr. Manish Kumar, Medical Superintendent, AMRI Hospitals & Ms Nilanjana Mukherjee, Unit Head, AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar. “This is the first Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar. Though we received the information in the last hour, still our expert team of Doctors managed the situation and successfully did the transplantation. Thanks to SOTTO for communicating with us. Surely it will raise awareness among public for organ donation and also it is a big milestone for the healthcare service in the State of Odisha. ” Said, Ms Nilanjana Mukherjee.

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