Hyderabad: The surgeons at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) have successfully conducted a heart transplant surgery on a 30-year-old painter on Wednesday. The donor...
The MitraClip is a small metal clip with a polyester fabric that is inserted to fix the leaky mitral valve of the heart thereby ensuring that the blood flow is in the right direction.
The recipient, who was suffering from a congenital heart disease had been waiting for a suitable donor heart and lung for the past two-and-half years.
The speedy transportation of the heart by a dedicated metro train during the peak hour aided in the success of the surgery, said surgeon Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale
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