Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Rare kidney transplant surgery on ten-year-old at Aditya Birla Hospital

Aditya Birla Hospital doctors carry out first ever paediatric incompatible blood group kidney transplant in the city
The doctors of Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital in Thergaon, performed a rare incompatible blood group (ABO mismatch) pediatric kidney transplant, without plasma exchange, the first such surgery in city. The hospital’s team of doctors performed the rare surgery on ten-year-old Girish Thorat of Satara district, who was suffering from end stage renal failure, thus gifting him a dialysis-free life. Girish’s grandmother Sujata had donated her kidney. The doctors claimed that this was the first paediatric Incompatible Kidney transplant in the country.

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