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Amrita Center of Excellence in Organ Transplantation dedicated to the Nation

8 Sep 2015, Kochi Center of Excellence in Organ Transplantation at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences was dedicated to the Nation by Central Minister for Science and technology Dr Harsha Vardhan today at Kochi. The Amrita Centre of Excellence in Organ Transplantation, over the last 15 years has carried out about 900 cases of transplantations […]

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Over 1000 Organ transplantations at Amrita hospital

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has emerged as one of the largest centres in India, carrying out organ transplantations. The Centre of Excellence in Organ Transplantation, over the last 15 years has carried out about 1012┬ácases of transplantations, which includes heart, liver, lung, kidney, pancreas, bone marrow, and small intestine besides composite […]

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2nd hand transplant in India, at Amrita Institute, for an Afghanisthan BSF Captian

The second successful double hands transplant in India was carried out in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on 10th April 2015. The recipient of this bilateral hand transplant is Abdul Rahim a 30 year old Captain in Afghanistan border security force. He lost both his hand while attempting to diffuse mines as a part […]

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I have no hands of my own, I move through your hands

India’s first double hand transplant was carried out successfully at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on 12-13 January 2015. 30-year old Manu lost both his hands in a tragic accident three years ago when he was pushed out of a running train after confronting a group of thugs who were harassing a women […]

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Give the body, live after your death

Amritapuri — Tuesday, 17 August 2004 On this meditation day, Amma was asked a question about the posthumous donation of organs to scientists and hospitals. “Does it effect the soul, whether the body is buried, cremated or donated?” the questioner wanted to know. Amma replied that what happens to a body after its death only […]