REVIEW ON ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION: A SOCIAL MEDICAL NEED


Rahul Saxena, Farah Khan, Misha Masood, Zaineb Qureshi, Manoj Rathore

Abstract


Organ transplantation is the procedure of replacing diseased organs, parts of organs or tissues by healthy organs or tissues. An organ transplant is a surgical operation where a failing or damaged organ in the human body is removed and replaced with a new one. The emerging field of Regenerative medicine is allowing scientists and engineers to create organs to be re-grown from the patient's own cells. Various different types of organ can be transplanted and it will prove a survival tonic for patient life. The transplant services team coordinates and work in a proper direction for successful transplantation. There is a lack of awareness among people with regards to deceased organ donation, the concept of brain death and the process of organ transplantation. Strong need for developing a centralized organ-sharing network among hospitals for better coordination, timely utilization and avoiding organ wastage.

Keywords: Organ Transplantation, Transplant Services, Organ Donation, Auto Transplantation


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Title

REVIEW ON ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION: A SOCIAL MEDICAL NEED

Date

04-04-2016

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Journal of Critical Reviews
Vol 3, Issue 2, 2016 Page: 23-29

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2394-5125

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Rahul Saxena
Department of Pharmacology, Ravishankar College of Pharmacy, Bypass road, Bhanpur Square, Bhopal (M.P.) 462010
India

Farah Khan

Misha Masood

Zaineb Qureshi

Manoj Rathore


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