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SCB Medical College and Hospital Cuttack hosted the first of its kind cadaver kidney transplant in Odisha

Cuttack: 4/2/20:The SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack hosted the first of its kind cadaver kidney transplant in Odisha.

This can be termed as a significant milestone in the history of Odisha’s healthcare services.

Reportedly, one Priyanka Patra (22) of Digapahandi area in Ganjam district succumbed to her injuries at Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar.

Later, her kidney was brought to SCB Hospital last night for transplantation as the family members of the deceased consented the organ donation.

A several-hour long operation was carried at SCB to save a man’s life by way of a kidney transplant. The surgery commenced around 5.15 am and concluded around 8.30 am this morning.

As many as five doctors led by Urology department professor Dr. Datteswar Hota performed the operation.

With cadaveric transplantation, organs like kidney, liver, pancreas, lungs and cornea from brain-dead patients could be harvested on patients requiring it.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday lauded the initiative a family for donating the organs of their deceased member.

The Odisha CM took to his Twitter handle to post a message appreciating one Priyanka Patra’s family who consented the organ donation after the former succumbed to her injuries sustained in a road mishap.


 ଅଙ୍ଗଦାନ ପରି ମହତ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟ କରିଥିବା ଗଞ୍ଜାମର ପ୍ରିୟଙ୍କାରାଣୀଙ୍କ ପରିବାର ଓ କଟକ ଏସସିବିରେ ପ୍ରଥମ ଥର ମୃତ୍ୟୁକାଳୀନ କିଡନୀ ପ୍ରତ୍ୟାରୋପଣ ସଫଳ କରିଥିବା ଡାକ୍ତରୀ ଦଳଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ଆନ୍ତରିକ ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା। ପରିବାର ଲୋକଙ୍କ ବଳିଦାନ ଓ ଡାକ୍ତରମାନଙ୍କ ନିଷ୍ଠାପର ଉଦ୍ୟମ ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ ଅଙ୍ଗଦାନ ଓ ଆଧୁନିକ ଚିକିତ୍ସାରେ ନୂଆ ଅଧ୍ୟାୟ ସୃଷ୍ଟି କରିଛି।

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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