LONGEST SURVIVAL CASE OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

Kishna Ram Sharma (born on July 6, 1953) of Rajasthan, India, set a record for the longest survival case of kidney transplant. He had a chronic renal failure and had a kidney transplant on June 10, 1977 at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu. He faced no major issue after the transplant and has even participated in 100-metre race and long jump in 1983 organised by All India Kidney Transplant Meet. He is fit from the last 43 years, 5 months and 9 days, as confirmed on November 21, 2020.