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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Undergoes Successful Kidney Transplant Surgery At AIIMS

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| May 14 , 2018 , 14:45 IST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who had been suffering from a kidney ailment and undergoing dialysis for the last one month on Monday underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Dr Aarti Vij, chairperson of the media and protocol division said, “Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs underwent renal transplant surgery today at AIIMS Delhi. The surgery has been successful. Both the recipient and donor and stable and recovering well.”

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The 65-year-old Finance Minister had been admitted to the hospital on Saturday and was taken to the operation theatre at 8 AM on Monday, where nephrologist Dr Sandeep Guleria from Apollo Hospital, who is the brother of the AIIMS director, was part of the transplant team.

Arun Jaitley had confirmed his illness in a tweet on April 6, although he did not mention any need for a transplant.

"I am being treated for kidney related problems & certain infections that I have contracted," he had tweeted.

"The future course of my treatment would be determined by the doctors treating me," Jaitley had said and that he was "currently working from controlled environment at home".

Kidney transplants are among the most popular forms of transplants as they take can take place from a living donor in addition to a deceased donor. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also underwent a successful kidney transplant in December 2016.

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