Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.20 Issue No.61. November 2020 - February 2021

Krishna Ram Sharma makes it to the Asia Book of Records as longest surviving kidney transplant recipient in Asia


Krishna Ram Sharma (born on July 6, 1953) of Rajasthan, India, set a record for the longest survival case of kidney transplant. He had a chronic renal failure and had a kidney transplant on June 10, 1977 at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu. He faced no major issue after the transplant and has even participated in 100-metre race and long jump in 1983 organised by All India Kidney Transplant Meet. He is fit from the last 43 years, 5 months and 9 days, as confirmed on November 21, 2020.


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- Navin S, Shroff S. Krishna Ram Sharma makes it to the Asia Book of Records as longest surviving kidney transplant recipient in Asia. Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.20 Issue No.61. November 2020 - February 2021

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