Liver Transplant

Liver transplant of Saudi girl performed using bovine jugular vein of cow in Gurugram

Doctors performed a liver transplant of a one-year-old girl child 'Hoor' of Saudi Arabia. The operation was performed in Artemis hospital of Gurugram. The liver transplant was performed using bovine jugular vein of a cow to provide blood circulation to the new liver.

Jan 10, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

Thane hospital uses Mumbai's local train to transport organ for transplant

A team of doctors covered a distance of 30.8 kilometres in 45 minutes using the local train to cover most of the distance.

Feb 16, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Indian surgeon to perform liver transplant surgeries in Karachi, train Pak doctors

A renowned Indian surgeon, Dr Subhash Gupta, is all set to perform three to four liver transplant surgeries in Karachi, as per a report by Pakistan media.

Mar 12, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

UK surgeon pleads guilty of branding patients' livers with his initials

While 53-year-old Simon Bramhall admitted to assault, he pleaded not guilty to charges of assault causing actual bodily harm.

Dec 14, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj assures visa for Pak national for liver transplant

Continuing her humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday announced that a Pakistani national will be given visa for his liver transplant in India.

Nov 19, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Doctors perform complex paediatric liver transplants in Delhi

Azariah Malala and Lilaz Bakhtiyar from Fiji and Iraq are suffering from congenital liver defects, forms of Biliary atresia.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

Thomas Starzl, pioneer of liver transplants, dies at 90

Thomas Starzl performed the world's first liver transplant in 1963 and the world's first successful liver transplant in 1967.

Mar 06, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Life saving liver transplant performed on Pak boy aged 4 and UAE teen in Delhi

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Feb 07, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Liver takes off from Indore to rescue Mumbai woman's life

The woman, who was admitted at Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, suffered from liver cirrhosis and was need of a transplant as she was in a critical state.

Nov 17, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.

Oct 20, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

East India's first cadaver liver transplant in Kolkata

Family members of a 53-year-old male patient - Samar Chakraborty - who was declared brain dead on Monday assented to the procedure to transplant the liver that is expected to bequeath a new lease of life to a 46-year-old female recipient with liver damage.

Jul 27, 2016, 08:37 AM IST

82-year-old brain-dead Kerala man becomes oldest liver donor

An 82-year-old man who hails from Kerala has given a new lease of life to a patient about half his age with his family donating his liver.

Jul 05, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

Green corridor helps transport liver 210km in 3.30 hours!

It took the ambulance a mere 3.36 hours to transport the liver from Nashik's Rishikesh Hospital to Pune's Sahyadri Hospital. 

Jun 28, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Indian firm says 3D-printed liver tissue developed

A Bengaluru-based biotechnology start-up has developed a 3D-printed tissue that functions like a human liver and can one day be used for full-fledged liver transplants, according to the developers.

Dec 26, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Green corridor facilitates liver transplant for woman patient

In a rare coordination among civic and police administrations, a 51-year-old woman got a liver transplant done here Tuesday with a green corridor being created for nearly 350 km from Puducherry to Madurai to bring the organ at a hospital in three and a half hours.

Sep 02, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

At three, Anjana becomes Kerala's youngest organ donor

A five-year-old boy was doing well here on Monday after getting the liver and kidneys of a brain dead three-year-old girl, who became Kerala's youngest organ donor.

Aug 03, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Mumbai hospital performs 100 liver transplants in two years

Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has notched a record of 100 liver transplants since the inception of its state-of-the-art Centre for Liver Transplant in 2013, hospital officials said here on Friday.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Cadaver liver split saves two lives

In a rare surgery, doctors at a city hospital split cadaver liver of a 32-year-old brain dead patient and gave one lobe each to two persons in dire need of a liver transplant, thus giving them them a fresh lease of life.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Hepatitis B: Symptoms, Causes, Risks, Treatment and Prevention tips

Hepatitis B is a preventable disease and about an estimated 80 million people are infected in India.

Mar 20, 2015, 13:32 PM IST