Organ donation is a noble act that can save multiple lives. It is a gift that can be given by anyone, regardless of age, race, or medical history. However, there is a shortage of organs available for transplant, and many people die waiting for a
Dr. Bhanu Prasad
Senior Consultant Nephrologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda
What are the kidneys?
There are 2 kidneys: There is once in either side of your back. Each kidney is about the size of your fist.
What do the kidneys do?
Filter your blood, Remove extra water to make urine,
-It is the biggest non-ovarian tumour successfully removed in India so far
-The woman was carrying the tumour for the past 18 years
A team of doctors at Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad, gave a new lease of life to a 56-year-old woman by surgically removing a 47 kg
Organ donation is less popular in India, as compared to western countries. The Covid-19 pandemic, which has raged over the last 18 months, has further adversely impacted the number of organ donations, claim health experts.
August 13 is observed as World Organ Donation Day every year