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Rise in Kidney transplant in Manipur and free medical camp for Kidney tomorrow.


“Many citizens of Manipur came with kidney problems so far around Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj has done more than 90 kidney transplant. The number is rising. Diabetes, blood pressure and toxin are the main cause of kidney problems” was the statement quoted by Dr Sanjeev Gulati,additional director nephrology Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj, New Delhi in a press meet conducted at Classic Hotel today.

A free medical camp for kidney patient will be conducted at City Hospital Chingmeirong with the help of Rotary Club, Imphal from 7.30am to 1.30 pm tomorrow and everyone is welcome says the specialist doctor who came down to Manipur.

Dr Sanjeev Gulati will be delivering a lecture at RIMS for faculty and students of Surgery, Nephrology and Urology department.

The doctor also delivered on the alarming rise of kidney cases in India and Fortis finding of 13 kidney cases in every 100 individual. He also appeals to take care of health and do regular check-ups.

After kidney transplant if a patient take regular medicine the kidney is healthy for 20 years says the doctor. Poor hygiene in dialysis often lead to Hep C in kidney transplant cases and often lead to serious cases informed the doctor and RIMS is doing well in Dialysis continued the doctor.

In Fortis it takes Rs 3 to 3 and half Lakh rupees for transplant says the management staff who accompanied him. Free blood tests, free medicine are some of the salient feature the hospital is aiming and following for patients from Manipur. One patient from Manipur did the kidney transplant free of cost with the help of Rotary Club of Imphal and other helps informed the doctor.

Mention may also be made that even in PGI Chandigarh many patients from Manipur have done their transplant and many are waiting for treatment. The rise in Kidney cases needs to be addressed and awareness for the same needs to be given in the right time.




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