One-year-old Rohit Pillai from Pune was suffering from a complex congenital disease related to liver which dashed the hopes of his survival. A team of Bangalore doctors performed the first living liver transplant.
Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said the government will sign an agreement with two leading hospitals of the country for free liver and heart transplant
Bengaluru hospital celebrates more than 60 paediatric liver transplants.In the country, of 4,000 children who need transplants annually only 100 receive it: Doctors
Narayana Health Bangalore has emerged as a centre of excellence for multi-organ transplants,and hasperformedover 1500 transplants for heart, liver, kidney, pancreas, bone marrow, and lungs.
Narayana Hrudayalaya has carried out its first liver transplant, with a related donor, successfully on 21-month-old Rohit Pillai who was brought all the way from Pune and had a serious liver disorder.