When it was discovered that Markose' kidney was almost 70% dysfunctional the doctor first suggested dialysis, but he felt a kidney transplant was the only long-term solution.
This is the second liver transplant in the history of government hospitals in the State and the first such surgery in the Kottayam MCH.
Breathing lung procedure can help in mitigating the ill-effects of cold ischemia time and improves lung function thereby increasing organ utilisation.
Usha had met an accident while riding pillion on a scooter with her husband. She was undergoing treatment at the KIMS Hospital before being declared brain dead.
Health Minister Veena George said that the family of former loading worker, PM Suresh, 46, who was declared brain dead, voluntarily came forth to donate his vital organs.
The swap donation was made legally permissible with Tissue and Human Organ Transplantation act, amendment and rule of 2014.
Kidney transplantation showed the largest reduction across nearly all countries during 2020 compared to 2019.
The surgery was performed on the patient on July 10 and after a month during his first check-up post the operation, the doctors found that his transplanted kidney was functioning properly.
Despite many hurdles, including the covid pandemic, travel restrictions from Lakshadweep, etc, the surgery was performed successfully at the VPS Lakeshore hospital.
Azhikode MLA K V Sumesh, along with the Chief Minister's Office, Health Minister and the Higher Education Minister, is leading the efforts to help Ameer.