Theni hospital successfully completes Tamil Nadu’s first-ever bone marrow transplant
Aug 6, 2019, 5:03 PM IST
Theni: Tamil Nadu has completed its first ever bone marrow transplant in Theni district’s Periyakulam on a person named Nivendran.
Nivendran was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer and received treatment for it at the Rajaji Hospital in Madurai. The transplant cost over Rs 4 lakh and the surgical replacement of the limbs was done without dislocation of the foot.
This is the first successful bone marrow transplant in Tamil Nadu.