Liver transplant on cancer patient at Trivandrum Medical College a success

The patient is a 53-year-old native of Attingal, who was suffering from cancer due to a liver disease.
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : The liver transplant surgery done on a patient diagnosed with liver cancer at the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College was a success.

It is the second consecutive successful surgery held in the hospital. The patient is a 53-year-old native of Attingal, who was suffering from cancer due to a liver disease. He received the liver from a relative. As many as 100 people, including experts from surgical gastro, anaesthesia and critical care, medical gastro and cardiology departments coordinated in the five-hour long surgery held on December 8.

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The patient has been discharged after observation. Health Minister Veena George visited the patient and congratulated the transplant team.

Liver transplant surgeries have been a success in Kottayam and Thiruvananthapuram Medical Colleges.

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