AIIMS New Delhi in Collaboration with Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation Performs First Dual Kidney Transplant

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS New Delhi in collaboration with the Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation has performed the first dual kidney transplant at AIIMS. The donor was a 78-year-old lady who was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre with a severe head injury. She was declared brain dead and her family consented to organ donation. According to AIIMS, she was the second oldest organ donor at AIIMS in New Delhi. The recipient of the Kidney was a 51-year-old lady on dialysis. It said the surgery was carried out by the Department of Surgical Disciplines and the Department of Nephrology. The recipient had an uneventful recovery with both the kidneys performing well following the surgery.

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