SPARSH hospitals today celebrated the successful completion of two kidney transplants at their Yeshwantpur facility. Both the patients have recovered and doing well. One patient who was brain dead (cadaver) a twenty year old young boy donated his kidney to a 61 year old patient from Bengaluru while another 33 year old lady Ms. Nagaratnamma from Tumkur donated her kidney to her own 43 year old husband Mr. Ashwatiah. The organ donations is such a humane act and it is said one human can save eight lives by donating his organs commitment to which is given when one is in the pink of health.
SPARSH hospitals transplant team
This operation was conducted by Dr. Ramachander (Nephrologist), Dr. Avinash and team. While the live operation took three hours in the case of husband wife duo, the cadaver patient to receiver patient too just over four hours. Both the receivers are doing well and back to their routines.
SPARSH hospitals with this also announced that regular transplants can be done at their facility for kidney, heart, lungs and heart valve (tissue). The Yeshwantpur unit of SPARSH was opened three years ago and is a 250 bedded hospital with all facilities under one roof. SPARSH Hospitals other facility include one at Infantry road and one at Banneghatta road other than units in Mysore, Davanagere and Vijayapura.
Chairman Dr. Sharan Patil speaking on the occasion said, “It is heartening to see such a great team work by the SPARSH doctors and support staff and it surely calls for a celebration. Organ donation is such a Samaritan thought and the best part is that it gives life to the needy.” He went to say, “I am glad we have such committed staff who worked day in and out to make this entire operation a celebration.”
About SPARSH Hospital
At SPARSH we stand for achieving Clinical Excellence with Social Relevance. Making a difference and having a larger impact on our Society at large is very fundamental to us. We want to make quality healthcare accessible to the poorer and we see this as our responsibility. We at SPARSH know we have a lot to feel proud of. In a short span of just 9 years we have achieved a tremendous amount. Today, we are successfully delivering our excellence as Super-Specialty Hospital in Yeshwanthpur (Launched in May 2015). SPARSH has grown to a 1000+ employees with expertise across various specialties and delivering excellent care to people from all walks of life.