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

Synchrony Dialogues 'Celebrating 50 years of Kidney Transplantation in India'


On 2nd February 2021, MOHAN Foundation organised a webinar titled 'Celebrating 50 years of Kidney Transplantation in India' to highlight the success of 50 years of kidney transplantation in India. Dr. A. Mohan Rao at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, performed the country's first successful living-donor renal transplant on 2 February 1971. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Sunil Shroff, Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation and Dr. Georgi Abraham, Prof. of Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Consultant Nephrologist, MMM Hospital, Trustee, MOHAN Foundation. Dr. A. Mohan Rao, Associate Professor, Sr. Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Renal Unit – The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Australia and Dr. Chakko Korula Jacob, Consultant Nephrologist, Bangalore Baptist Hospital were the distinguished speakers of the webinar. The session commemorated the first major milestone achieved by India in the field of kidney transplantation and touched upon some key topics like kidney transplant success stories, the advancement of technology in kidney transplant since 1971, and the challenges and complications faced during initial transplants in India.


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- Navin S, Shroff S. Synchrony Dialogues 'Celebrating 50 years of Kidney Transplantation in India'. Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.20 Issue No.61. November 2020 - February 2021

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