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Facility for Lung Transplantation

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  • Facility for Lung Transplantation
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  • Facility for Lung Transplantation
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  • Facility for Lung Transplantation
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In our country lung problems are increasing enormously due to many factors like smoking, pollution, overcrowding etc.  Some conditions like Bronchial Asthma add problems to these people leading to advanced lung problems with difficulty of breathing and not able to perform their activities.  Infections like Tuberculosis also add to lung problems.  Lung problems lead to severe damage of the lung.  There are very few treatment options available once lungs are damaged.  Some of these people require repeated admissions in the hospital and they are on oxygen at home.  One of the option available in the world today for advanced lung disease is lung transplantation. 

 

Lung Transplantation is a proven surgical modality which is done regularly in developed countries.  This treatment option is still not available in our country.  At Global Hospitals we have developed infrastructure to perform lung transplants.  Dr.Harish Seetham Raju, Director-Lung Transplant Programme at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX-U.S.A. has enormous experience in managing these patients who need lung transplant as well as those who underwent lung transplantions.  His unit  is the   second largest centre in doing lung transplants in USA.  They do about 120 lung transplants every year and he is also helping us to develop this lung transplant programme in India.He is here today to share  his experiences in this area with Pulmonologists and critical care people in Hyderabad.  Dr.Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon and Dr.Samiuddin  Pulmonologist are actively working with Dr.Harish to develop Lung Transplant programme at Global Hospital, Hyderabad.  To explain Lung transplantation modalities today Dr Harish,  Dr AGK Gokhale & Dr Samiuddin met the press. Dr Harish explained end stage lung diseases, practical possibilities of lung transplantation, they are doing in abroad, and there is need in India, and assured to support lung transplantation programe to Dr AGK Gokhale team, because Dr Gokhale under went training and come forward, upto 60 years age group con avail transplantation can extent their life around 10 years. Dr AGK Gokhale explained that we can provide lung transplantation to suitable patients, we economical cast.  Anyone  who is interested in knowing about lung transplant, they can contact our Secretary Mrs.Anasuya at 040-232444444 Ext:725, 9397881604 & Mr.Siva Kumar, DGM Corporate Relations on 9391029810.