Axel Runyutu is from Nairobi, Kenya who had his first kidney transplant in 2006 in Nairobi but the kidney failed again in 2012. This transplant alone costed him around $25,000. He was on dialysis for more than 2 years and just a month ago, he underwent his second Kidney Transplant in India that costed him $13,000 – $15,000 (including pre evaluation workup, transplant surgery, post surgery hospital stay – ICU) with the assistance of Bharat Soin of India Medicare Solutions. Find out how Axel is doing a month after his second transplant.
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In This Episode, You’ll Learn
- About Axel’s first kidney transplant in 2006 in Nairobi
- How he experienced complications from his first kidney transplant which progressed and resulted him to undergo dialysis again
- How he was introduced to Bharat Soin who assisted them to facilitate the process while in India
- How his cousin generously acted as the kidney donor for Axel’s surgery
- The driving factors which led him to the decision of having the surgery done in India
- The after care treatment he received for while in India
- The cost differences of kidney transplant he received in Nairobi and in India
- About his life lessons and recommendations to patients who intend to receive the same treatment.
- How he funded his treatment to be able to receive the surgery overseas
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9xS8WOLJdA&hd=1 – fund raising campaign of Axel Runyutu
- India Medicare Solutions – the medical facilitating company that assisted Axel while in India headed by Bharat Soin
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The Onwards Medical Breakthrough
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“IBM today unveiled what it’s calling the world’s first neurosynaptic computer chip, a processor that mimics the human brain’s computing abilities and power efficiency.”
“Known as TrueNorth, IBM’s chip could cram supercomputer-like powers into a microprocessor the size of a postage stamp. Rather than solving problems through brute-force mathematical calculations, like today’s processors, it was designed to understand its environment, handle ambiguity, and take action in real time and in context. Plus, it could be among the most power-efficient chips in the history of computing, enabling new types of mobile apps and computing services, IBM principal investigator and senior manager Dharmendra Modha said in an interview.”
You can learn more about this discovery at this link.
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