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Life Story Girish Kumar (IT Specialist)

BORN AGAIN, TWICE! Organ transplants have become a commonplace issue for us now - be it heart, lungs or kidney. However, Girish Kumar (42), who hails from Nenmara, Palakkad is credited as the first patient to undergo a successful re-transplant of heart in India- that too in a span of eight months. This is one among the rarest of the rare events in medical history. Girish is the only human being in India living with a third heart at the time of writing this.

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rgan transplants have become a commonplace issue for us now - be it heart, lungs or kidney. However, Girish Kumar (42), who hails from Nenmara, Palakkad is credited as the first patient to undergo a successful re-transplant of heart in India- that too in a span of eight months. This is one among the rarest of the rare events in medical history. Girish is the only human being in India living with a third heart at the time of writing this. After completing his schooling and higher studies from Nenmara, Girish joined a Diploma course, which provided him a job opportunity in ICICI Infotech, Mumbai. After a stint of one year, Girish moved to Chennai by joining Satyam Computers. He was later transferred to Bengaluru and in 2010, began working with Wipro and is currently a Solution Architect.

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TECHAGAPPE

APRIL-JUNE 2018

The first ever cardiac uneasiness happened to Girish in 2012. His mother was sick and was admitted in the hospital. She was diabetic but later developed cardiac issues. During those days, Girish came to pay a visit to his mother from Bengaluru. Girish remember having a severe cough during those days when he was waiting in front of the ICU where his mother was under medical observation. Later, at home when his mother got discharged from the hospital, he continued to have the severe cough. “If I lie down in bed, I will have cough and it will continue until I get up and sit upright. My mother used to get up from her bed and come to my room with a worrying look whenever I cough non-stop. So to avoid this, I stopped lying on bed, instead started sitting in the sofa through out the nights as if I am doing some official work. Along with this, I had also a body pain and had been undergoing ayurvedic treatment for the same. My cough became a problem that they had to

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