Tag Archives: Liver Transplant

Court issues notice to hospital for ‘detaining’ liver transplant patient

Chennai: Madras High Court has sent notices to Chennai Police and Global Health City on a complaint filed by Meenal Singh who alleged that the hospital has wrongfully detained her husband, a liver transplant patient, and is demanding about Rs 39 lakh more from her as hospital expenses.

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Indian firm says 3D-printed liver tissue developed

New Delhi: A Bengaluru-based biotechnology startup 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.

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Man saves father’s life by donating liver of different blood group

Noida: In a rare surgery, a 26-year-old youth saved his father’s life by donating a portion of his liver in spite of having a different blood group, hospital officials said on Saturday.

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Salman Khan meets fan from Pakistan

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan met his fan Abdul Basit from Pakistan after his successful liver transplant was performed at a hospital in the capital.

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Rare liver-kidney combined transplant conducted in Gurgaon

Gurgaon: A 45-year-old man has been provided a new lease of life by conducting a rare combined transplant of liver and kidney, a doctor said here on Friday.

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23 organs harvested in a day at Chennai hospital

Chennai (IANS): In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to 23 needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.

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Delhi hospital performs 500 liver transplants in Pakistani patients

New Delhi: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday announced the successful completion of 500 liver transplants in patients from Pakistan.

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India’s first successful Liver Transplant recipient completes 15 years post transplantation

New Delhi: UPA chairperson and Congress party president, Sonia Gandhi on Monday felicitated India’s first successful liver transplant recipient, Sanjay Kandasamy from Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu who had undergone a liver transplant as an 18-month-old child in November 1998 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.

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Fortis Hospital Bangalore allowed to perform kidney, liver transplants

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday permitted Fortis Hospital, Bangalore, to undertake transplantation of kidney and liver as part of the licence granted to the hospital to conduct transplantation of human organs back in 2010.

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Five-day advanced course in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplantation begins in Delhi

New Delhi: Apollo Centre of Advanced Paediatrics (ACAP), Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday announced the commencement of a five-day course covering paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplantation and nutrition. According to Apollo Hospitals, it is for the first time that such a course is being organised in India.

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