Monday, March 5, 2018

Liver of a brain dead patient transported from Nashik to Jupiter Hospital via Green corridor

  • Gives a new lease of life to a 59 years old patient suffering from liver cirrhosis, on whom liver transplant was performed at Jupiter Hospital, Baner.
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is liver inflammation and damage caused by buildup of fat in the liver. It is part of a group of conditions called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, commonly known as fatty liver.
The liver of a brain dead patient was harvested and transported via green corridor from Nashik to Jupiter  Hospital, Baner on 25th February at 7.25 pm.  The green corridor was created from Nashik to Pune. The liver left Nashik at 4.18 pm and reached Jupiter Hospital, Baner at around 7.25 pm, in about 3.00 hours (normally it takes 6 hours.)
A patient was admitted with RTA head injury at Rishikesh Hospital Nashik on 25th Feb. Since patient did not respond to the treatment, he was declared brain dead on 25th Feb, at 6.30 am. Rishikesh Hospital, Nashik medical team counselled the relatives of brain dead patient for Organ donation, to which they agreed voluntarily.

Dr. Gaurav Chaubal and Jupiter Hospitals liver team immediately travelled to Nashik and carried out the Organ retrieval procedure. The harvested liver was transported from Nashik to Pune in less than 3 hrs. Via green corridor arranged by Pune and Nashik Traffic Police departments.
This liver transported from Nashik was transplanted in a 59 years patient suffering from liver cirrhosis at Jupiter Hospital, Baner.Talking about this, Liver expert at Jupier Hospitals Dr.Gaurav Chaubal said,
“The family took a nobel decision to donate organs which has helped in saving the lives of all the patients who have benefited from this process. The doctors and patients family are grateful for this”. 
Dr. Somanth Chattopadhyay, Liver Transplant Surgeon of Jupiter Hospitals said, “The decision by brain dead patient’s family to donate his liver to a needy patient is also worth appreciating. It is very important to note that, through organ donation one man can give a new lease of life to another man. Jupiter Hospital is trying its level best to increase awareness about organ donation.”  

Dr. Sunil Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Jupiter Hospitals Baner said, “Society will get benefited if more people like this come forward for organ donation”
This surgery was conducted by Jupiter Hospitals Doctors team which consisted, Dr. Somnath Chattopadhyay, Dr. Gaurav Chaubal, Dr. Sharan Narute, Dr. Pavan Hanchanale and Dr. Parijat Gupte.
Usually it takes 6 hours to travel from Nashik to Pune, thanks to the green corridor created by traffic police this transportation was achieved in just 3 hours. We thank Mr. Ravindra Singhal CP Nashik , Ms. Rashmi Shukla, CP Pune, and Pune and Nashik traffic control team, for creating this green corridor. Also role of Mr Sagar Kakad, coordinator Jupiter Hospital, Baner was very instrumental in coordinating the entire green corridor.

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