Thursday, January 26

Free liver transplant of shortlisted patients in Larkana soon

LARKANA:Department of Gastroenterology of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) in collaboration with Dow University of Health Sciences organized a free camp at Chandka Teaching Hospital for the patients of Gastroenterology and Kidney Transplantation here on Saturday, in which Liver Surgeon Prof Dr Jahanzeb Haider, Liver Physician Dr Kailash along with their team examined the patients for free and shortlisted the patients for liver transplant.

On this occasion, Professor Dr. Ali Haider Baloch, in-charge of gastroenterology at Chandka Medical College Hospital, said while talking to the media that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical University and our department contacted the Department of Gastroenterology of Dow Medical University and requested for the transplant of liver for which their team should come to Larkana which arrived and examined the patients today.

They also held a meeting presided over by the SMBBMU Vice-Chancellor which was also attended by the Principal of Chandka Medical College, medicine, allied departments head and faculty members of CMC and other related institutions. It was decided that the liver transplant will be carried out in Chandka Medical College Hospital free of cost for the shortlisted patients.