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  • 128

    Donation in 2021

  • 4152

    Demand For Organs

  • 50,0000

    Die Due To Unavailability of organs

  • 0.08

    Organ Donor Per Million

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One act of kindness can save up to 8 lives. By donating your organs, you can gift someone a second chance at life. Here's everything you need to know.

The Organ Transplant Unit at Jupiter Hospital is backed by the finest innovations and state of the art modalities that aim at offering precision-based care to patients at all times. It is a hub of excellence, backed by the expertise of a dedicated team of transplant surgeons, who are accompanied by specialised doctors, anesthesiologists, nurses, dieticians and physiotherapists, to devise personalized treatment plans for the patient. The hospital has dedicated surgical units and ICUs, fully equipped to ensure and compromise care to patients before and after their transplant.

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Overview

Organ transplant is a highly specialised and complicated medical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or non-functional organ of a patient with a healthy organ taken from a suitable donor. The procedure is recommended to patients suffering from end-stage organ failure, who are not responding to medicine or any other treatment. Organ transplant is one of the greatest advancement in modern medicine that has helped to save countless lives over the years.

What are the different types of organ transplants?

Organ transplants are broadly classified into two types - Living donor organ transplant and deceased donor organ transplant. In the case of the former, the organ is taken from a living donor. This is not possible for all kinds of transplants and is suitable only when the recipient needs one kidney, a lobe of the liver or a portion of pancreas. In the case of a deceased donor transplant, the organ is taken from a donor who has been declared brain dead.

Is there any age limit for the people who can donate their organs?

Yes, there is a certain age limit for every type of organ transplant, and this varies based upon whether it is a living donor organ transplant or deceased donor organ transplant. In the case of the former, the patient should be above 18 years of age. A deceased donor can generally donate up to 60 to 80 years of age.

Will I need to take immunosuppressants for the rest of my life?

In the majority of cases, immunosuppressants are to be taken lifelong, so as to negate the risks of organ rejection. Your doctor can decide the same post thorough assessment and evaluation of your overall health.

Can a child undergo an organ transplant?

Yes, a child can undergo an organ transplant with the consent of his/her parents. We have a dedicated team of paediatric experts who assist our surgeons in carrying out such interventions.

Will I be required to stay at the hospital after the transplant?

After the transplant, you will be required to stay at the hospital for thorough observation. The time of stay varies from one patient to another, depending upon how fast they are recovering. Even after you are discharged, you will be required to visit the hospital for regular health checks.

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