Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the dire need of the patients even amid the pandemic, transplant surgeons have successfully conducted two kidney transplantations at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here.
As per a press release by SUMUM, both the patients were suffering from stage five Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and needed to undergo hemodialysis thrice a week. The live donor transplant surgeries were undertaken observing all Covid-19 precautions.
Both the donors and recipients, who had been discharged from the hospital within ten days of the transplant, were recovering well post-surgery.
The transplant team comprised Dr Biswajit Nanda, Senior Urologist and Kidney Transplant Surgeon, Dr Tapas Kumar Behera and Dr Biswaranjan Mohanty, Nephrologists, Dr Surupa Deviprada and Dr Dipankar Padhihari, Anesthesiologists as also nursing and kidney transplant coordinator.