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CMC performs successful liver transplant for sixth time


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 07, 14:59, Chitwan
This image shows the Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital in Bharatour, Chitwandistrict in December 2019. Photo courtesy: Chhabilal Bastola

The Chitwan Medical College has successfully conducted liver transplant for the sixth time. The Medical College performed a transplantation on Jeevan Pujara, 38, of Dhangadhi sub-metropolitan city-19 of Kailali. Jeevan's brother, Krishna, 32, donated his liver.

Organising a press conference today, the hospital informed about the successful liver transplant. College Director Dr Dayaram Lamsal said that Krishna's 60 per cent liver was transplanted on Jeevan.

A team of doctors and health workers successfully performed the liver transplantation taking 12 hours. Hospital Chairperson and Managing Director Prof Dr Harish Chandra Neupane shared that the hospital has become successful to perform highest number of liver transplantation in Nepal.

Besides CMC, the Human Organ Transplantation Centre, Bhaktapur, and Teaching Hospital have been providing liver the service.

Neupane claimed that the Chitwan Medical College has conducted more liver transplantation compared to these two hospitals. 

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