‘Kidney transplant from recovered coronavirus patients safe’

Published on February 21, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Can potential kidney donors continue with the process if they contract Covid-19 infection? What are the chances of viral infection spread in the recipient even though the donor has recovered from the pandemic? One of the first studies across India to assess the success rate of kidney transplants from … Continue reading ‘Kidney transplant from recovered coronavirus patients safe’

Gujarat to have website for cadaver organ donation

Published on February 1, 2020 AHMEDABAD: A year after setting up the State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (SOTTO), Gujarat will now launch a dedicated website for coordination of cadaver organ donation. Dr Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary, health, informed the same on Friday to participants of the 3rd roundtable on organ donation organized by The … Continue reading Gujarat to have website for cadaver organ donation

Online repository of donors up & running

Publication date: March 3, 2020 Ahmedabad: From March 1, Gujarat joined the handful of Indian states having online system of updating the brain stem dead patients across hospitals. The move is aimed to promote cadaver organ donation. Senior state health department officials had announced during the third roundtable on organ donation organized by The Times … Continue reading Online repository of donors up & running