The hospital-based authorisation committee shall consist of the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, two senior medical practitioners from the same hospital who are not part of the transplant team, two persons of high integrity, social standing, and credibility, who have served in high ranking government positions, and a nominee from the state government. The meetings are held frequently as per requirement.
For this, you will have to register with us by clicking the ‘Join us’ (for patients) button on the home page and provide the required details of the donor and then the recipient including an email id and phone number.
Our role will be to facilitate the paired donation and provide you the option and contact of a suitable pair. The final decision to choose the pair will be yours and the donation will be subject to the approval of the authorization committee.
Kidney transplantation is the best renal replacement therapy.If paired donation allows you an early transplant, it would be healthier for you to be transplanted earlier than to be on dialysis. The current average waiting period for a cadaveric kidney in our country is roughly more than 3 years.
Yes it can be done. ABO incompatible transplant requires drugs and procedures to reduce the patient’s antibodies against the other blood group and hence is more technically and financially demanding with lower success rate and with a higher risk compared to a blood group compatible paired donation.