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5 liver transplant and 1 kidney transplant within 6 days: Sahyadri Hospital

5 liver transplant and 1 kidney transplant within 6 days: Sahyadri Hospital

Pune, Oct 4 (UNI) Sahyadri Hospitals team has successfully performed five liver and one kidney transplant operations within six days. Its expert team operated upon patients suffering from Wilson’s disease, cryptogenic, liver and kidney failure and liver cirrhosis between September 20 and 25, an official statement from hospital stated. On September 20, the team performed its first operation on a 17-year-old girl suffering from Wilson’s disease who underwent an eight-hour-long surgery for liver transplant, with the donor’s liver being procured from a cadaver. The second surgery was performed on September 21, where a 61-year-old patient suffering from liver and kidney failure, was operated upon for two transplants liver and kidney. The third surgery was performed on September 22, where a 42-year-old liver cirrhosis patient received his organ replacement from a living donor and surgery was completed in 22 hours. It the fourth patient a 65-year-old liver cirhosls patient underwent the transplant procedure on September 23 and despite a complication due to Portal Vein Thrombosis, the operation was successful. The last procedure was the liver transplant of a 35 year old man and took 22 hours. Dr Bipin Vibhute, liver transplant surgeon, said of five liver transplants perform, two were from living donors, while three were cadaveric donor transplants. UNI SP NV SW 1402

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25 Jul 2019 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, Jul 25(UNI) A team of doctors at Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj conducted India's first simultaneous open-heart surgery and segmental mastectomy under general anesthesia on a 55-year-old patient from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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Scientists find new way to use Silicon nanoparticles in fight against cancer

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20 Jul 2019 | 4:26 PM

New Delhi, Jul 20 (UNI) In a significant step forward toward the creation of effective non-invasive procedures in the discovery and treatment of cancer, scientists have come up with a unique way of using silicon nanoparticles for diagnostics purposes in oncological treatment.

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50th anniversary of Moon landing: Google honours Apollo 11 mission

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World hunger not going down, obesity growing

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