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History of successful transplants

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History of successful transplants

  • 1905: First successful cornea transplant by Eduard Zirm (Czech Republic)
  • 1950: First successful kidney transplant by Dr Richard H. Lawler (Chicago, U.S.A)
  • 1954: Dr. Joseph Murray transplanted kidney successfully from a identical twin.
  • 1966: First successful pancreas transplant by Richard Lillehei and William Kelly (Minnesota, U.S.A.)
  • 1967: First successful liver transplant by Thomas Starzl (Denver, U.S.A.)
  • 1967: First successful heart transplant by Christian Barnard (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • 1971: First successful Kidney transplant in Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India)
  • 1981: First successful heart/lung transplant by Bruce Reitz (Stanford, U.S.A.)
  • 1983: First successful lung lobe transplant by Joel Cooper (Toronto, Canada)
  • 1984: First successful double organ transplant by Thomas Starzl and Henry T. Bahnson (Pittsburgh,U.S.A.)
  • 1986: First successful double-lung transplant (Ann Harrison) by Joel Cooper (Toronto,Canada)
  • 1995: First Multi Organ transplantation in Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India)
  • 1995: First successful laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy by Lloyd Ratner and Louis Kavoussi (Baltimore, U.S.A.)
  • 1997: First successful allogeneic vascularized transplantation of a fresh and perfused human knee joint by Gunther O. Hofmann
  • 1998: First successful live-donor partial pancreas transplant by David Sutherland (Minnesota, U.S.A.)
  • 1998: First successful hand transplant by Dr. Jean-Michel Dubernard (Lyon, France)
  • 1999: First successful Tissue Engineered Bladder transplanted by Anthony Atala (Boston Children’s Hospital, U.S.A.)
  • 2005: First successful ovarian transplant by Dr P N Mhatre (Wadia hospital Mumbai (India).
  • 2005: First successful partial face transplant (France)
  • 2006: First jaw transplant to combine donor jaw with bone marrow from the patient, by Eric M. Genden Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  • 2006: First successful human penis transplant (later reversed after 15 days due to 44 year old recipient’s wife’s psychological rejection) (GuangzhouChina
  • 2008: First successful complete full double arm transplant by Edgar Biemer, Christoph Höhnke and Manfred Stangl (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • 2008: First baby born from transplanted ovary by James Randerson
  • 2008: First transplant of a human windpipe using a patient’s own stem cells, by Paolo Macchiarini (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2008: First successful transplantation of near total area (80%) of face, (including palate,nose,cheeks, and eyelid) by Maria Siemionow (Cleveland, USA)
  • 2010: First full facial transplant, by Dr Joan Pere Barret and team (Hospital UniversitariValld’Hebron on July 26, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.)
  • 2011: First double leg transplant, by Dr Cavadas and team (Valencia’s Hospital La Fe, Spain)
  • 2013: First Cadaver Kidney Organ donation at Nagpur (Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur- 05/04/2013)