Liver Transplantation

The entire diseased liver is surgically removed and a healthy liver or part of the liver is surgically implanted in its place. This requires an operative wound called “Inverted T” in the upper abdomen. The operation is complex and takes six to twelve hours. Removing the old liver can be slow, especially if you have had previous surgery. The blood vessels and bile duct of the new liver need to be carefully reconnected and this can be time-consuming. In the living-donor liver transplant, part of the liver from the healthy living donor is removed and attached into the recipient, with both operations taking place simultaneously...

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Kidney Transplantation

All patients with chronic kidney failure in the age group of 2 to 75 years can benefit from kidney transplantation. Common causes of kidney failure needing transplant include diabetes, glomerular diseases, interstitial fibrosis, reflux nephropathy, hypertension etc. Outcomes – in cadaver kidney transplant the 5 year graft survival is 70%, and 10 year survival is 60%. In living related transplants the 5 year graft survival is 80% and 10 years is 70%. The first year graft survival is 90% for both types of transplants....

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Pancreas Transplantation

The operation may take four to six hours. The surgeon makes an incision down the right side or centre of the abdomen and connects the donor pancreas to vessels that supply blood to the legs. One end of the pancreas is connected to a loop of small bowel. The patient’s original pancreas is not removed. The transplanted pancreas should begin to function soon after surgery. Patients who also suffer from kidney failure can avail of combined simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant.

Complex HPB & GI Surgery

Surgical removal of cancer of the liver, Bile duct, Gall bladder, Pancreas and other GI organs can be very complex due to invasion of adjacent organs or critical blood vessels. Surgery for these cancers require a lot of planning an dmeticulous tcehniques to acheive good result. Major blood vessels like portal vein that is involved in cancer may require removal and reconstruction. Liver cancer can involve multiple segments in both lobes; preserving good functional liver with intact blood supply is a challenge that can be dealt with efficiently.