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Organ – Liver Donor – Mother Location – Kamothe
Organ – Liver Donor – Cadaver Location – Kandivali
Organ – Liver Donor – Family Location – Thane
Organ – Liver Donor – Cadaver Location – Bandra
Organ – Liver Donor – Family Location – Thane
Wanted to thank you and your team, staff, physio, housekeeping, security, canteen staff and all support staff who took care of Suvarna as a family member from the day she was admitted till her discharge.
Since August 2015, she had being facing various issues related to her health like blood omitting.
She was admitted more than 10 times from August 2015 to July 2016. She was very nervous and upset about her health and most importantly she was worried for our little boy (Tanishq) and for me.
On mid of July 2017, we got final verdict from our earlier consulting doctor about liver transplant. Hearing this we both were upset and really did not know what to do and how to go about. We could not sleep for couple of nights only thinking how to tackle this.
Suvarna is brave hearted and strong woman. She said nothing will happen we have not done anything wrong to anyone and most importantly GOD is with us. She said at least speak to your friends. I spoke to my friend Nelson, I just told “Suvarna needs to go for liver transplant”
He said OK, now you just hang on and we will meet you at evening.
Same evening my friends came to meet me and they executed the plan. Within a week all turned to be positive. All my school friends came up like a family and supported Suvarna. Shailesh knew Suvarna’s condition and showed interest in donating his liver to her. All worked out within 45 days.
In last week of July, Dr. Aabha asked us to meet you and her team at Apollo Hospital, New Mumbai. For the first time when we meet you during our meeting, you introduced a kid of 7 years who had undergone liver transplant one month prior. We were surprised and on the same moment we decided we will go with you and your team for further treatment. We knew Dr. Aabha was always helping us from July onwards and she will keep us in safe hands.
After meeting you and your team, Suvarna said I will do my operation under Dr. Darius only. I don’t need to go for any other Dr. We even did not check other options. She was much impressed with you.
All things well, operation was successful, Shailesh and Suvarna were doing well and all went as per your given timelines.
After operation she is really feeling good and different than last one year what she was undergoing.
Hope going further all will be well and she will be as fit and fine.
She was feeling amazing and she carried all positive vibes from hospital when she was discharged.
Appreciate support from Dr. Vikram Raut, Dr. Suresh, Dr. Aabha Dr. Prateek and Dr. Priya.
THANK YOU is a small word for you and your team. I don’t have words to express my gratitude.
Support from you will be always there.
Suvarna H Kargutkar
Master Karthi suffered from a congenital liver disease called progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis leading to deep jaundice and advanced end stage liver disease. His parents were not suitable as donors. In the absence of a cadaver donor, he received part of the liver from his aunt in October 2017. He is making a good recovery after surgery. A total of Rs 26 lakh was raised by the crowdfunding website Ketto.com to help fund his life changing liver transplant. Karthi has done well, he is gaining weight and is growing normally for the first time in several years.
Sriram Bijarnia suffered from advanced liver disease for many years and developed life threatening infections and liver coma. After waiting several months for a cadaver, his 5 children decided to offer their help as living donors. After one of his elder daughters was found to be unsuitable, his younger daughter Pooja was assessed and found to be suitable. The transplant was performed on June 2017, and this was Apollo Hospitals’ first planned adult transplant. Both Shriram and Pooja have made a good recovery and Sriram is enjoying a good quality of life for the first time in several years. Pooja is a bit of an internet celebrity now, and is the Facebook front of the “Brave Daughters” campaign. (India Times; You Tube). Shriram is back to normal and is running his business for the first time in 3 years.
Suvarna had suffered for several years from a condition called autoimmune hepatitis/sclerosing cholangitis overlap causing liver cirrhosis. Her disease progressed and she was advised a liver transplant. Her brother Shailesh donated the right lobe of his liver on October 3 2017, both brother and sister made a good recovery after their donor and transplant operations respectively. Suvarna is doing well almost 6 months after her surgery with energy levels and liver function at normal levels for the first time in over 5 years. A part of their funding of 19.5 lakh rupees were arranged from charitable sources. She has a normal appetite and is back at work, and has gained over 10 kg in weight since her transplant over 6 months ago.
Yadnya presented at age 8 months with vomiting blood due to a rare condition called Budd Chiari Syndrome. He underwent a stent procedure to control this bleeding and was stable for a year when he redeveloped bleeding and advanced liver disease. He also had severe lung disease related to his liver disease. He was assessed and underwent a liver transplant in August 2017, when his mother Madhura donated part of her liver. After a stormy early post transplant period he made a good recovery. Both mother and son are now thriving, Yadnya has gained 2 kg in weight and has started walking at 2 years of life. Almost 90% of his transplant costs of Rs 16.5 lakh were funded through charitable funds including 3 lakh from JEET. Yadnya is now well, growing normally and just over 6 months since his transplant.
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