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KOCHI: Mohammed Fayaz Mohideen, 46, from Sri Lanka is ready to return home healthier and happier after successfully undergoing liver transplantation in Kochi, once the international flight operations begin after lockdown. Fayaz, an employee in a tour company in Colombo, was suffering from end-stage liver disease for close to one year and was told by his […]

Liver Transplant Surgeon Kochi - VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Liver Transplant Surgeon Kochi: Dr. Abhishek Yadav is a well known gastrointestinal, liver diseases and transplantation specialist. He has more than 10 years of experience in managing and handling patients with complex liver issues and has wide experience in HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation. He currently practises at the VPS group of hospitals and is the […]

Radiofrequency and Microwave Ablation: Radiofrequency and Microwave Ablation (RFA and MWA) are non-surgical or minimally invasive techniques used in the treatment liver cancer. These treatments use image guidance techniques to place a needle into a liver tumor.  RadioFrequency Ablation RFA uses heat to destroy cancer cells and uses imaging techniques such as ultrasound, CT or MRI […]

Split Liver Transplantation Kochi

Split Liver Transplantation: In split liver transplant, the liver of a donor is divided into two parts and the two parts are implanted into two recipients instead of one. The liver can be shared between an adult and a child also. Liver transplantation is considered the only treatment modality in patients suffering with end-stage liver […]

Liver Cancer Treatment at VPS Lakeshore

Liver cancer is cancer that originates in the liver.  It is also known as hepatic cancer or primary hepatic cancer. There are several types of cancers which occurs in the liver, but the most common is hepatocellular carcinoma.  The liver is made up mainly of cells called hepatocytes.  Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) begins in the hepatocyte.  It […]

Successful Liver Transplant in Eight Month Old

The child, Rabeeh, suffered from a rare condition called biliary atresia for which he had undergone a surgery earlier which could not cure him. Read Article in Indian Express Doctors at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, have scripted an amazing feat by successfully performing liver transplantation on an eight-month-old underweight malnourished baby who had underdeveloped lungs and […]

Liver Transplant at VPS Lakeshore

Liver transplant becomes necessary in case of severe liver disease and the liver does not work the way it should. In this surgical procedure, an unhealthy liver that does not function properly is replaced with a healthy liver from a deceased or living donor. Functions of the liver Liver plays a major role in our […]

Mom Liver Transplanted to Daughter

A 51-year old mother has saved the life of her 30-year-old daughter, who was in a critical condition due to serious liver disease, by donating part of her liver.  The mother, Saraswathi U. K., a native of Chelakkara in Thrissur district, rescued her daughter, Saritha T. R., who is also a mother of two when […]

Liver Transplant at VPS Lakeshore

The life of 13-month-old baby Hana Fathima, daughter of Mohammed Jabir and Ameera, Kanjirappilakkal, Ottappalam, was saved by a complex liver transplantation at VPS Lakeshore Hospital here. Little Hana was suffering from a congenital liver disease called biliary atresia and was brought from another hospital to VPS Lakeshore in June with a failing liver and […]

What is Liver Transplant

Liver Transplantation – A liver transplant is a type of surgery in which a doctor replaces a diseased liver with a healthy liver. Liver Transplantation – When might you need it? You might need a liver transplant if you have severe liver disease. This is a condition in which the liver does not work the way it […]

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