Liver transplantation on 1-year-old a success in Ongole

Liver transplantation on 1-year-old a success in Ongole
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Dr Rajinikanth addressing the media in Ongole on Friday
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A live liver transplantation was successfully performed on a one-year-old boy at Gleneagles Global Health City, said herpetologist Dr P Rajinikanth.

Ongole: A live liver transplantation was successfully performed on a one-year-old boy at Gleneagles Global Health City, said herpetologist Dr P Rajinikanth. Addressing the media here on Friday, Rajinikanth said that the boy was suffering from a hole in the bile duct since birth.

Due to this the patient was suffering from various liver related issues.The doctor said that since birth the boy was suffering from jaundice and was undergoing treatment. The boy was weighing just 5.7 kg.

On observing the health condition of the patient deteriorating day by day, the hospital doctors found the actual liver problem and performed live liver transplantation successfully which took eight hours. The doctor said that the boy was recovering post operation and he was discharged after 13 days, said Dr Rajinikanth.

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