13-Year-Old Odisha Boy Youngest In Eastern India To Undergo Successful Heart Transplant

Bhubaneswar: A 13-year-old boy has become the first child in Odisha and the youngest in eastern India to undergo a successful heart transplant, the H&FW Department informed on Tuesday.

“Happy to share that 13 year old Badal Paida of Keonjhar became the first child of Odisha & the youngest in eastern India, to receive successful heart transplantation!” the department tweeted.

Badal underwent the surgery at Narayana Super Speciality Hospital in Howrah, West Bengal. The Odisha government arranged for the surgery at no cost to the patient, the department added.

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