Organ transplant Two patients at SSKM unstable

first_imgKolkata: Three patients who went organ transplants at SSKM Hospital on late Sunday night are stated to be unstable.All the patients have been kept under observation for 72 hours. According to Dr Manimoy Bandopadhya, the director of SSKM Hospital, the patients are still serious and have been kept under close monitoring. The two kidneys which were retrieved from a 13-year-old brain dead patient, Madhusmita Bayen, at Mission Hospital in Durgapur on Sunday evening, were transplanted on two patients at SSKM Hospital. They are Abhsiek Mishra (20) and Mithun Dalal (23). Mishra is a resident of Dum Dum while Dalal is from Ranaghat in Nadia. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAccording to hospital sources, Mishra had been suffering from kidney related ailments for the past four years and Dalal for two years. The liver has been transplanted on 44-year-old Sanjit Bala, a resident of Barrackpore in North 24-Parganas. Madhusmita, who was in an advanced stage of epilepsy, was admitted to a private hospital on November 12 and declared brain dead on November 17. The process of retrieval of organs started at around 4.30 pm and ended at around 7.30 pm on Sunday. The organs were transported to SSKM Hospital through a Green Corridor felicitated both by the city and districts police. Meanwhile, another patient, Rakhal Das (38) who had a heart transplant at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on Saturday is stated to be stable. Das is a resident of Asansol. According to a senior official of CMCH, the patient has been kept under observation and responding well. The heart was retrieved from Saikat Lattu (30), a resident of Pujali in South 24-Parganas who was declared brain dead by the Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) at SSKM Hospital on last Friday.last_img

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