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Forty-six-year-old gets new lease of life after small bowel transplant

Forty-six-year-old gets new lease of life after small bowel transplant

Global Hospital, a center for multi-organ transplantation conducted a small bowel transplant (a complex and rare surgery that has been conducted approximately 12-18 times in India) on Anirban Samanta, a 46-year-old patient from Kolkata.

More than 50% of these surgeries were conducted in Maharashtra alone and this is the first surgery conducted in Mumbai, according to official communication from Global Hospital.Mr. Anirban Samanta had severe abdominal pain in April 2022 and was diagnosed as Superior Mesenteric Artery Thrombosis leading to Bowel Gangrene for which he was treated at a local hospital.Dr. Chaubal said “Early last month, Anirban was listed with the Zonal Transplant Coordination Center (ZTCC), Mumbai, for an organ transplant as this was the only treatment available for him given the challenges he faced. 

The patient has shown phenomenal progress post-surgery and has fully recovered.
I urge people to come forward and donate organs for those who are in need, this might give them a new hope to live their lives