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200 Liver Transplants

October 23, 2013

The liver transplant team at The Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation (CLDT), Apollo Hospitals, Chennai completed 200 liver transplants on 24th December 2012. It took half the time (1.5 years) to complete the second hundred transplants as compared the first 100 (3 years; 19/03/2008 to 21/04/2011). Our team performed 70 liver transplants in 2012, an increase of 30% from 2011 (55). We have performed the highest number of deceased donor liver transplants in the country (164) and are now the third largest centre overall.

Our teamis now running the liver transplant programs at Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad and Bangalore.We are on course to completing 100 liver transplants in the calendar year 2013. In the pipeline are new liver transplant programs at Trichy and Coimbatore. Our results are at par with the best centers across India and the world (90% 1 year graft and patient survival). Keep watching this space for more information.

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