Ruby Hall doctors give life to HIV patient with liver transplantation

In an unprecedented medical development in Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic, doctors transplanted the liver of a brain-dead donor into a recipient with HIV infection.

A 54-year-old native of Pune suffered from critical end-stage liver disease due to rare immunological damage owing to the HIV infection.

At Ruby Hall Clinic, both the recipient and the donor were meticulously screened for Covid-19 infection, as per the guidelines laid down by the Zonal Transplant Co-ordination Committee and the Director of Health Services, Maharashtra government.

The organ was retrieved from a Pune-based donor who was declared brain dead at Ruby Hall Clinic.

Polity Press Staff

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