Heart Transplant: Risks & Life Expectancy
Heart diseases are on the rise. Among the numerous cardiac conditions, heart failure, heart attack, and stroke are the top concerns of this era. However, innovations in the medical field have in...View More
Understanding Heart Transplant
A heart transplant is procedure where a new healthy heart replaces the old diseased and dysfunctional heart. It is a treatment procedure that’s usually reserved for people who have tried m...View More
Arnold Feao, CrediHero, Heart Transplant Patient
Arnold Feao is a 26 years old living in Oakland, California. He’s a happily married man and has a beautiful 20 month-year-old daughter. In 2009, Arnold started experiencing shortness of ...View More
Kidney Transplant: Complications
Kidney transplant is like any other surgery and involves major risk factors like blood clotting, bleeding, infection, failure of the donated kidney, and rejection of the donated kidney. However,...View More
Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child
Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During fi...View More
Coronary Artery Disease & Familial Heart Disease: What you should know?
What is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up and sticks to one’s artery, preventing the blood flow and resulting in chest p...View More
Organ Transplant: Successful Green Corridor
A brain dead man’s organs were flown to Chennai, Pune and Aurangabad for the purpose of transplant. It is reported that the patient was in his late 20’s and had severe heart failure ...View More
Liver Transplant FAQ
What is liver transplant? A liver transplant is a surgical procedure by which a surgeon replaces a dysfunctional or damaged liver with a healthy one. Either a part of liver or whole liver is tra...View More
Kidney Transplant FAQ’s
Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indic...View More
Pre-requisites for liver transplant donors
Liver transplant surgery is a boon for patients suffering from liver failure. In a living donor, liver transplant takes effect by removing a part of the donor’s liver and putting it into a recip...View More
Liver Transplants: How Successful Are They?
As per a Continuous Medical Education (CME) seminar hosted by an eminent liver hospital in Delhi, it was revealed that the past ten years saw a decline in breast cancer and heart ailments and a ...View More
Liver Transplant in India
What is liver transplant? A liver transplant is a surgical procedure that removes a diseased liver and replaces it with a healthy liver from a donor. Most livers are obtained from deceased donor...View More
Heart Surgery: Which Surgery do I Need?
Heart surgery is used to treat complex Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) when other forms of treatment like lifestyle changes, medical procedures and medicines fail to work or cannot be used. In CA...View More
Recovery after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and Exercises
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), commonly known as Heart Bypass Surgery, is a procedure to correct narrowing or blockage of the arteries that provide oxygen and blood to the muscles of th...View More
Pacemaker Implantation, Recovery & Misconceptions
What is a Pacemaker? What is Pacemaker Implantation or Pacemaker Surgery? Pacemaker is a small instrument, its size being no bigger than a 5 rupee coin. The instrument transmits electrical impul...View More
6 Ways to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Unfortunately, it is easy to consider cardiovascular disease and stroke an inevitable part of ageing. They are, after all, the leading causes of death. Earlier studies had shown that almost one ...View More
Your Ultimate Guide To Oral Cancer Treatment
Do you think cigarette smoking makes you look cool? Or smoking a cigar is classy? Or chewing tobacco relieves stress? If yes, we would like you to rethink your answer. Despite the various excuse...View More
Is It Safe To Donate Kidney For A Loved One?
Kidney removal or nephrectomy is a major surgery that removes a part of the entire kidney. Donor nephrectomy removes a healthy kidney from a donor to be placed in another person whose both kidne...View More
Understanding Kidney Failure Symptoms: Know if your kidneys are at risk
Let’s play a game. Extend the fingers of your hands. Curl them inwards. Now tightly clench them into your palm. What you see now is a fist. Game over! Your kidneys are about the size of these fi...View More
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