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  • CM promises all-out support for SIUT’s liver transplant facility

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday visited child patients at the liver transplant facility of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Trans­plantation (SIUT) and expressed his pleasure to see a facility in the heart of the metropolis for every needy patient in the country...

    “It has impressed me a great deal when I am told that this facility, which has just begun its quest to transplant liver, will go a long way,...

  • Liver transplant at SZH: High-level probe sought into donor’s death

    LAHORE: The Punjab Human Organs Transplant Authority (HOTA) has recommended an investigation into the death of a ‘female donor’ during a liver transplant at the Shaikh Zayed Hospital (SZH) Lahore a couple of weeks back...

    It has also proposed to the authorities concerned to look into the status of all 107 liver transplants carried out at the hospital during last three years or so to bring the facts to the public about the...

  • A liver transplant — from India with love and pain

    Nalain alias Abiha was about to leave for the Indian capital to get a second liver transplant...

    Also read: Footprints: To India, for a liver Her father Hamid Imran was serving in the health department in Saudi Arabia, when he found out about his daughter’s illness for the first time, in September 2011...

  • Indian liver transplant expert offers training to local medics

    LAHORE: Chronic liver diseases are no more a big problem for the masses as hundreds of successful transplants have become a ray of hope for the patients in South Asia...

    This was said by renowned Indian liver transplant expert Dr AS Soin while addressing a seminar on “Awareness against hepatitis epidemic”, jointly organised by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Liver Care Society of Pakistan at the LCCI on Saturday......

  • CM for recruiting staff for kidney, liver transplant institute

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to make planning for recruitment of specialist doctors and nurses for the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute & Research Centre, saying the government would send doctors and nurses abroad for training with its own resources...

    He was addressing a meeting of the board of governors of kidney and liver transplant institute, said a handout... ...

  • Liver transplant

    IN Pakistan, 300,000 (35pc) patients of chronic liver disease and liver cancer need liver transplantation, according to a study published in Journal of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (Jan-April, 2013 vol 12:No 1)...

    In Pakistan, 10 million people are infected by hepatitis C...

  • SZH liver transplant unit badly hit by ‘denial’ of funds

    LAHORE: The liver transplant unit of Shaikh Zayed Hospital is at its worst mainly due to denial of funds sanction by the Punjab government earlier...

    Sources told Dawn that 49 patients on the ‘waiting list’ for liver transplant had died due to `critical shortage’ of funds, trained human resource and infrastructure...

  • Pakistani, Iranian surgeons share week of liver transplant success at SIUT

    KARACHI: Iranian and Pakistani surgeons have performed seven successful liver transplants at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation in a week, which the SIUT officials on Monday described as a week of great success and good omen for the organisation...

    “Successful living donor liver transplant of seven patients was performed at the SIUT in the past week,” said a senior official at the institute...

  • Grant for liver transplants announced at ZU convocation

    KARACHI: Some 378 students were awarded degrees at the 12th convocation of Ziauddin University (ZU) at the Expo Centre here on Wednesday as Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, the chief guest, announced a generous grant for liver transplantation research at the university...

    “Pakistanis spend millions of rupees to go to India for liver transplants so it is important we develop this expertise here,” he said...

  • ‘Kidney and liver centre to be milestone’

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says a state-of-the-art Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Centre is being set up in the provincial metropolis...

    Board of Governors of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Centre President Dr Saeed Akhtar briefed participants on the project while the representative of an international company informed about the initial design...

  • LGH starts liver cancer treatment

    LAHORE: The Lahore General Hospital (LGH) has started liver cancer treatment at its ‘Interventional Neuro-Radiology Department’...

    Senior radiologist Dr Muhammad Farooq, under the supervision of department head Dr Umair Rasheed Chaudhry, took the initiative and treated liver cancer through TACE i...

  • Three living donor liver transplants at SIUT

    KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday announced that it carried out three successful living donor liver transplants last week...

    A spokesman for the SIUT said that seven-year-old Mohammad Bilal received a portion of the liver from his 40-year-old father Mohammad Iqbal while 10-year-old Ahsan Aslam, a resident of impoverished Usmanabad neighbourhood, received it from his 35-year-old mother...

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