Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about how many organs and tissues can be donated by a person in this video. A living person can donate kidney, liver and a brain dead person can donate heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, pancreas, intestines and thymus. Apart from this, a person can donate bones, tendons, cornea, skin, heart valves, veins and nerves too.
Dr. J P Tiwari, Prof and Head of Nephrology, Goa Medical College, Goa, will talk about treatment options in ESRD in this video. Dialysis is one of the option of the treatment in ESRD. Kidney transplant is a better option, ethical, effective and economical as compared to dialysis.
In this video, Dr. OP. Yadava, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi tells us that technically the cardiac transplant is not a difficult operation. The main issues are the logistic problems in organ donation, preservation and ongoing follow-ups post-transplant.