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Renowned nephrologist, immunologist and stem cell researcher Padma Shri Dr HL Trivedi (87) breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon after being on life support for nearly two months and under critical care. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease nearly two-and-half years ago He had been admitted at Kidney Hospital in the city since July 20 in critical condition.

Dr Trivedi’s body will be kept at the Institute of Kidney Disease and Research (IKDRC-ITS) premises from 8 am To 11 am on Octo-ber 3 so that people can pay their respects before he is cremated.

Founder and director of the same hospital in which he died, Kidney Hospital, which comes under the ambit of Civil Hospital, Dr Trivedi achieved pioneering feats in reconstructive surgery of the kidney using laparoscopic techniques.

A pioneer in stem cell research and transplantation, Dr Trivedi’s leadership at IKDRC also saw techniques used to generate blood cells from stem cells in kidney transplant recipients.

He established the world’s largest institute of kidney diseases and research centre in Ahmedabad. With 400 indoor beds, the institute is performing the highest number of kidney transplants, close to 400 every year. He also developed liver transplantation programme with the help of Professor Carl Groth, Nobel Assembly Chairman and liver transplant surgeon at Sweden.

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