Madhya Pradesh’s first government hospital, Hamidia to perform transplants
Hamidia hospital became the first government transplant center in the state of kidney.
Hamidia hospital became the first hospital transplant center in the state as kidney transplants were started in 2020 January. Gandhi Medical College dean Dr. TN Dubey gave the go-ahead to begin organ transplant based on an inspection report from experts from Indore’s MGM Medical College. The first kidney transplant was on Tuesday. It is the first transplant in Madhya Pradesh at a government hospital. The full process took three hours. There are in total 30 patients on the waiting list in Sidhanta Hospital for a kidney transplant. The minister of medical education Vishwas Sarang said the facilities will be given to some more hospitals. Over 20 patients are in the queue in Hamidia Hospital. The patient Rajan Sharma has got his wife's kidney.
Dr. Himanshu Sharma said a team of 11 doctors and 6 nurses were a part of the surgery. The team had 3 nephrologists, 2 transplant surgeons, 4 anesthesiologists, 2 junior doctors, and 6 nurses.