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Kidney Transplant Done Successfully At AGMC & GBP Hospital.

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Agartala, 8th of July, 2024 : Today kidney transplant on Subham Sutradhar (20) has been done successfully at AGMC & GBP Hospital, Agartala. The kidney has been donated by his mother Munna Saha Sutradhar. Both the mother and the son are in stable condition. This was the first ever kidney transplant done in the State, stated the medical superintendent of GBP Hospital at a press meet at Agartala Government Medical Hospital today (8th July, 2024).

The medical superintendent informed, the entire process of the kidney transplant has been performed by the doctors of Tripura and Shija Hospital and Research Institute, Manipur. The entire cost of the transplant has been borne by the State Government. Chief minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha has thanked the doctors for this achievement. The medical superintendent also said, the chief minister has always been giving his support to ensure advanced treatment facilities in the state. For this kidney transplant very recently the State Government had signed a five year MoU with Shija Hospitals. For this transplant twelve doctors from Manipur led by the consultant nephrologist Guliver Potsangbam had come down to Tripura. The State Government has also borne all the expenses incurred for their visit to the state. They will be coming to Tripura again in future if necessary for another transplant. The transplantation process started at 9 am today and ended at around 2.30 pm.

From Tripura’s side in the team were Dr. Bijit Lodh, Dr. Mukut Debnath, Dr. Manas Gope, Dr. Samaresh Paul, Dr. Tapan Debbarma, Dr. Bhaskar Majumder, Dr. Anupam Majumder, Nursing officer Diptanu Sutradhar, Kishan Deb, Sumita Sinha, Prasenjit Mahajan, Nabajit Tripura. In the observation team were nursing in-charge Tapati Chakraborty, transplant co- ordinator Himadri Kar. The team of OT technician included Ratan Mani Debbarma and Dipak Chakraborty.

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