Two Kidneys and Liver of Bharat Ghanshyam Padwal, a resident of Isapur, Digras, Yavatmal, were transplanted in three patients in three different hospitals in Nagpur on December 28, 2022.
The newly elected team of ZTCC led by president Dr. Sanjay Kolte, Senior Uro Surgeon, Secretary, Dr. Rahul Saxena, Liver Surgeon, and Vice presidents Dr. Chandrashekhar Mahakalkar and Dr. Shailendra Mundhada allocated the organs as per the ZTCC waitlist.
Bharat met with an accident at Digras and sustained a severe head injury and was first admitted to the Local Hospital at Digras. Then he was shifted to Hirachand Munot Memorial Criti Care Hospital, Yavatmal. After his condition got very critical, he was then shifted to AIIMS Hospital, Nagpur.
Dr. Paras Zunke, Dr. Vasant Dangraand Dr. Anupama Zade declared Bharat Brain dead.
Bharat’s Father, Uncle, and Brother readily agreed and gave written consent for both Kidneys and liver. Dr. Pranita Manwatkar coordinated this transplant on behalf of ZTCC.
Admitted at AIIMS Nagpur. Counseled by Dr. Manish Shrigiriwar medical Supdtt AIIMS and ICU staff Sonu Singh. Father and mother agreed to donate liver and kidneys, refusing heart and lungs.
The donor was then shifted to Saraswati hospital for organ retrieval. There his vital organ functions were optimized from near total failure to a physiologically acceptable range of function by a team of Intensive care physicians.
The liver – was transplanted to a patient at New Era Hospital by Dr. Rahul Saxena and his team.
One kidney was transplanted in-house at Saraswati Hospital by Dr. Sanjay Kolte, Dr. Aditya Singh, Dr. Charu Bawankule, Dr. Manish Balwani, Dr. Amit Pasari, and Dr. Sweety Pasari.
The second kidney was transplanted at KIMS Kingsway hospital by Dr. Vasudeo Ridhorkar, Dr. Bokare Dr. Acharya, and Dr. Suryawanshi.
Saraswati Kidney Care Center staff created an honor corridor and paid tributes to the donor. Dr. Anindya Mukherjee helped in hastening the legal proceedings.
All organs were successfully transplanted.
This is for the second time that AIIMS provided a deceased donor for transplantation at Nagpur. They had five donors in the last two months of which three couldn’t be motivated to agree to donate. AIIMS now has received its permission as a transplantation center. Its entry into this field is expected to accelerate the movement in the region fervently.