Ahmedabad Woman Lends a Hand to a Man from Kancheepuram


Medical doctors at Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis, a number one tertiary care hospital in Chennai, efficiently carried out a life-changing bilateral hand transplant (beneath elbow) for a person hailing from Kancheepuram for whom the hand was air transported from Ahmedabad. The crew of docs from Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis was honored by Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, His Excellency Hon’ble Vice President of India.










The hand transplant recipient together with Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, His Excellency Hon’ble Vice President of India within the presence of docs and administration from Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis, Chennai


A 24-year-old male from Kancheepuram had misplaced each arms because of excessive voltage electrical burns in 2018 and required his mom’s assist for routine chores. Regardless of this problem, he was very assured and optimistic about having a hand transplant and main a standard life. He’s additionally registered with the Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN) for a hand transplant.


Residing with this incapacity for over three years, he breathed a sigh of aid on twenty eighth Might 2022 once we acquired an alert from the NOTTA and TRANSTAN a few potential hand donor from Ahmedabad. With the assist, swift motion, and well timed clearances of NOTTA, the respective state governments, TRANSTAN, and DMS, the hand was flown from Ahmedabad to Chennai, protecting 1800 KM, and delivered to Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis.


The affected person was wheeled in for a 14-hour marathon process, and our professional specialists carried out the transplant efficiently. Dr S. Selva SeethaRaman (Director & Senior Marketing consultant – Institute of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgical procedure), 8 plastic surgeons, 4 orthopedicians, a vascular surgeon, 4 anesthetists, a nephrologist (transplant immunology), and 30 paramedical personnel comprised of the crew.


Talking on the felicitation, Hon’ble Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, His Excellency Hon’ble Vice President of India, stated, “It offers me a way of pleasure that the nation is blessed with such outstanding and devoted Medical doctors throughout states. From my understanding, the method has certainly been strenuous, and the docs have taken a really meticulous method in reaching this as a crew. The progress of Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis Hospital has been outstanding over the previous few years, and their contribution to organ transplantation is noteworthy. This case is a superb instance to inspire individuals to step ahead and donate organs, particularly arms of brain-dead sufferers, and supply a superb high quality of life to the disabled.”


Elaborating the case, Dr. S. Selva SeethaRaman, HOD & Senior Marketing consultant – Institute of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgical procedure, Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis, Chennai, stated, “Dealing with a case of hand transplants requires the best ranges of precision and medical experience. With this case, we’re completely satisfied to have recorded this uncommon feat of bilateral beneath elbow hand transplant within the state of Tamil Nadu. The state of Tamil Nadu has been a forerunner for organ transplants in India. I wish to thank the Authorities departments for the superb coordination and assist in reaching this milestone.”


Congratulating the crew on the success, Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis, Chennai stated, “We’re extraordinarily pleased with our multi-disciplinary crew led by the Plastic Surgical procedure Division for performing this life altering process and carving GGHC’s identify in historical past according to our theme of “Take care of Good”. I prolong my hearty needs to your entire crew of docs, nurses and salute the donor’s household for his or her noble gesture.”


The uneventful process was carried out on 28 Might 2022 and has been 60 profitable days because the transplant. The affected person is doing properly and is on a street to restoration with intensive physiotherapy.


About Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis, Chennai
Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis at Perumbakkam, Chennai is considered one of India’s most famed multi-organ transplant facilities. It is also one of many prime tertiary care multi-specialty hospitals within the metropolis with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Coronary heart, Lung, and Kidney procedures to its credit score and legacy. The NABH, NABL, and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds. A contemporary CathLab, 13 operation theaters, and superior imaging companies (Trubeam STX, Slice PET CT, and Tesla MRI) provide cutting-edge emergency and important care administration following internationally authorized scientific protocols. The hospital gives 24/7 Plastic. Hand and Reconstructive Surgical procedure together with the common emergency care.


Over 10 years of scientific excellence has earned the hospital tie-ups with all main cashless medical health insurance gamers and is the popular alternative hospital by all main corporates within the metropolis. The hospital is a world medical vacation spot for 1000’s of sufferers in India, the Center East, Africa, and SAARC nations. The hospital additionally gives VideoConsult companies to its sufferers in India and overseas.


Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis is part of IHH Healthcare, one of many world’s largest healthcare suppliers. With its full spectrum of built-in companies, devoted individuals, attain and scale, and dedication to high quality and security, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare companies community, united by a single goal: to the touch lives and remodel care. Extra info on Gleneagles World Well being Metropolis will be discovered on the hospital web site.


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