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  • Healthy Habits to Keep your Kids Heart Healthy

  • Your Heart Needs More Sleep!, How Lack of Sleep Affect Heart?

  • 36 Successful Heart Transplant Surgeries by Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

  • Stage of Heart Failure & Criteria for Heart Transplantation

  • Life after Lung Transplantation – Important Tips for Better Recovery

  • Tips to Reduce the Effect of Humidity on COPD Symptoms

  • Do Menopausal Women Suffer an Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

  • Three Tips to Keep your Asthma Under Control

  • What are Platelets? How are Platelets and Cardiovascular Diseases Related?

Another Marvel in Heart Transplantation Surgery in Telangana by Dr Gokhale & Team https://demo.samskritisolutions.com/drgokhaleblog/another-marvel-in-heart-transplantation-surgery-in-telangana-by-dr-gokhale-team/ Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:28:41 +0000 admin https://demo.samskritisolutions.com/drgokhaleblog/?p=258 heart transplantation who can be saved by this donor from Bangalore and the liver team there wants to take the organs around 9am.
I have a lady waiting for heart transplant for damaged heart. Time is short and I had to give a few frantic calls to the administrators at Yashoda hospital, call my staff to accompany me to Bangalore, book flight tickets to bangalore ,find a company to give a chartered flight and call a friend in GMR group to help us board the Indigo flight at 7am with all surgical instruments. With lots of help from GMR and Indigo airlines staff, we could board the flight at last minute. We harvested the heart at Victoria hospital from the donor and we had to put it in the patient in 4 hours time. Bangalore police have done a superb job by creating a green corridor and with one senior police officer in the pilot car and hundreds of traffic police clearing the road, we reached HAL airport in the middle of city in 15 minutes time covering nearly 20km. This takes nearly one to one and half hours usually. The chartered jet flight is ready with engines clicking and we were in the air in a few minutes reaching begumpet airport in 55 minutes. More than a hundred of Hyderabad police created a green corridor from airport to Yashoda hospital, Secunderabad, enabling us to reach in 3 minutes from airport. With so much help from everyone, we could complete the heart transplantation in three hours and forty minutes, just before the dead line. Now patient is on the road to recovery. It is fascinating that so many people including donor family,the transplant organizations, hospitals, doctors, police and administrators come together without borders to save a life. Hat's off to humanity. Dr A.G.K. GOKHALE, MS,MCH(Vellore), DNB.SMP-IIM ( Kolkota ) Chief Cardiothoracic, Transplant, and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon & HOD Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad. Mobile: 98480 45810 Email: drgokhale@drgokhale.com Web Site: www.drgokhale.com  
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Causes of Low Blood Pressure After Heart Surgery

3 Causes of Low Blood Pressure after Heart Surgery:  Every surgery comes with its own potential sets of minor complications which are easily taken care of by your surgeon. Low blood pressure after heart surgery is one such risk. The blood pressure can rise or drop during or after the surgery for a variety of […]

Healthy Habits to Keep your Kids Heart Healthy

3 Simple yet Powerful Habits to Keep Your Kids Heart Healthy:    Obesity, high cholesterol, smoking, and high blood pressure are some of the risk factors that have a direct relationship with the incidence of cardiac diseases that are leading causes of death worldwide. And the seeds of all these problems are sown early in […]

Your Heart Needs More Sleep!, How Lack of Sleep Affect Heart?

Lack of Sleep Can Doubles the Risk of Heart Disease, Here’s How: Sleep, Exercise, and Nutrition are the three pillars of a healthy life. The quality and quantity of sleep, exercise, and nutrition directly impact the vitality of our day to day health. While exercise and nutrition give the brawn our body needs, sleep helps […]

36 Successful Heart Transplant Surgeries by Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Heart Transplantation is the gold standard for treating patients with end-stage heart diseases around the world. Despite being a developing country, our Indian doctors are second to none in performing successful heart transplant procedures. And with staggering 36 successful heart transplant surgeries to date, Padma Shri Awardee Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale is one is […]

Stage of Heart Failure & Criteria for Heart Transplantation

The heart is the engine of the human body. Every minute it pumps more than 4.5 litres of blood through our body, beating around 1000,000 times a day. It is amazingly resilient and the hardest working muscle in the human body that works like a clockwork despite all the hardships we subject our body to. […]

Life after Lung Transplantation – Important Tips for Better Recovery

Lung transplant procedures have successfully given a new lease of life to countless people worldwide. Patients claim that the procedure is a life-changing experience that instils hope and gives a new outlook at life. Does that mean you kick-start and jump right into your new life right after the discharge? Not exactly. Your body needs […]

Tips to Reduce the Effect of Humidity on COPD Symptoms

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder is a group of lung diseases that make it harder for patients to breathe. And the weather can significantly impact the symptoms of the COPD experienced by the patients to the point that most COPD patients can predict the weather based on their breathing conditions alone. Especially, the humidity levels around […]

Do Menopausal Women Suffer an Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women accounting for almost half of all deaths in women above age 50 (menopause). The relation between the menopause and the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases has been studied for a long time now and empirical evidence by cardiovascular specialists around the world suggest that the […]

Three Tips to Keep your Asthma Under Control

Incessant coughing, shortness of breath or troubled breathing, chest tightness, difficulty in talking are some of the signs of an asthma attack which can be fatal if the attack is severe. “Though a leading chronic disease in children, asthma can arise in people of any age”, say the lung specialists. Over 2 crore Indians suffer […]

What are Platelets? How are Platelets and Cardiovascular Diseases Related?

A network of blood vessels which vary from 1 inch to 8 micrometres in size run through each every corner of your body carrying the blood, to & from the heart. A minor cut or scrape on your skin can damage these tiny blood vessels leading to blood loss. In addition to blood loss that […]