Lung Transplantation

Latest Lung Transplantation Procedures and Treatments in India

Lung transplantation is a life-saving treatment that is performed on patients with end-stage lung disorders and diseases. Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Sarcoidosis, are some of the common lung diseases that worsen and can need lung transplantation procedure in India. Though there are latest lung treatment procedures […]

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 Keep your Lungs Healthy

Most people just think of maintaining their health in the whole and would not consider much when it comes to lung health. The number of cases of lung cancer is on the rise in both men and women due to the rise in smoking habits, pollution exposure and many other issues. Our body already has […]

Best Exercise for a Healthy Heart

The most underrated organ in our body is the heart. It is the central part of what keeps us going – it pumps blood day in and day out, round the clock, so that the rest of your body can perform the way it is supposed to. For such an important organ, the amount of […]

Health Care Tips For Elderly Heart Patients

What is Heart Attack? A heart attack is one of the riskiest medical conditions out there, and knowing this, it is important to take utmost care of the elderly who have suffered a heart attack and are recovering. Dr. Gokhale, a top heart specialist and the best heart specialist in Hyderabad, recommends that caregivers follow […]

How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy – Dr Gokhale

Why is the lung important to the body? The Government of India’s admission for the first time in Parliament on August 6, 2015 that more than 35000 people had died of acute respiratory infections (ARI) during the last one decade and that more than 26 million ARI cases were reported every year during the period […]

WHO NEEDS LUNG TRANSPLANTATION?

All of us have two lungs in the chest-one on the right side and one on the left side. When we breathe air into the lungs- they allow oxygen from outside to enter into blood and allow carbon-di-oxide from blood to come out into the air. This way we get enough oxygen for the body […]

Dr AGK Gokhale: ‘Enjoy Your Limitations’

India’s pioneer Heart & Lung Transplant Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr AGK Gokhale talks on ‘enjoying limitations’ after coronary artery bypass surgery. Dr Gokhale performed the first successful human-to-human Heart Transplant in India at Hyderabad, the state of Andhra Pradesh. He has performed many of his historic achievements such as the first Heart and Lung Transplant in Hyderabad, […]

First Successful Lung Transplantation in Andhra Pradesh

Dr GOKHALE CT ASSOCIATES CREATES A MILE STONE IN TRANSPLANTATION SURGERY IN ANDHRA PRADESH AND IN INDIA                  Dr Gokhale and his team did the  first successful lung transplantation in Andhra Pradesh at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, taking the medical facilities at Hyderabad one more step forward.  There is only one more center in India where […]