A 15-year-old boy successfully underwent heart transplant for the first time at PSG Hospital, Doctors at Coimbatore’s PSG Hospital have set a new record by transplanting a heart to a 15-year-old boy.
A 15-year-old boy from Dharapuram area was brought to PSG Hospital in Peelamedu Coimbatore for treatment after several days of treatment in other hospitals and not getting better even after taking various medicines.
The doctors who examined the boy at the PSG Hospitals explained to the boy’s parents that because his heart has fats around it, even taking medicine pills will not help, and a permanent solution would be to replace the boy’s heart, i.e. heart transplant surgery.
Considering the boy’s condition, the parents also agreed to heart transplant for their son. It was also registered on the government website. In this case, the relatives of a patient who suffered brain death in an accident in Madurai offered to donate his organs. Accordingly, the patient’s heart was donated for this 15-year-old boy and a medical team headed by Dr. Pradeep, heart transplant surgeon of PSG Hospital rushed to Madurai. The body parts of the brain-dead person were removed and the heart was brought to Coimbatore in a ‘Green Corridor’ without getting caught in the traffic jam with the help of Madurai, Tirupur and Coimbatore district traffic police within 2 hours and 45 minutes. On 12.04.2023 the heart brought to the boy in PSG Hospital was successfully transplanted.
Dr. Pradeep speaking to the press said, ‘This is the first time that a 15-year-old boy has undergone a heart transplant in Coimbatore. The boy is currently under medical supervision, he is recovering faster than the days it normally takes for patients to recover.”
He also informed that all the patients who underwent heart transplant surgery at PSG Hospital are returning home quickly with full health. Moreover, a dedicated Cardiac Transplant Surgery Department with excellent infrastructure and state-of-the-art medical facilities is functioning at PSG Hospital. People between one and a half year old to 55 years old who need heart transplant can call the PSG Hospital at 0422 – 2570170, 98947 – 59934 and register their name and details.
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