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“THE WARRIORS JOURNAL” – EP2 with Dr. Sundar Sankaran

Insights and progressive developments in transplantations in India

The second event in our series of educational webinars on 29th August 2020, sought to educate the warriors on why transplant is the best treatment for ESRD patients. The webinar hosted by MaryAnn Manasseh, gave us an insight into the progressive development in transplantation in India. Dr. Sundar Sankaran, renowned Nephrologist from Manipal Hospitals, Bengaluru is head of International transplant services, and also founder member of various other Nephrology organizations. He explained how a transplant enables one to lead a near normal life with improved physical and mental health.

Dr. Sundar shared his knowledge acquired from 35 years of experience and described some of the interesting developments that have taken place over the years in the field of kidney transplantation. He also gave tips to take care of the grafted kidney. Dr. Sundar even touched upon the legal and ethical issues concerning the acceptance of a donor for transplant. In the second half of the session, Dr. Sundar Sankaran answered the queries of viewers. Know more about the causes of rejection of kidney transplant, the post-transplant dos and don’ts, and other common doubts with regard to kidney transplants. Is pregnancy advisable after a transplant? What procedures are involved in a second transplant? Are vaccines for Covid 19 safe for transplant patients? Watch the video below to get answers to all such queries.

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