Kidney Transplant Centre transplants 800 kidneys in nine  years

Published On: December 7, 2021 09:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 7: Sahid Dharmabhakta National Transplant Centre in Bhaktapur has successfully transplanted kidney on 800 people until Monday. The institution also known as Human Organ Transplant Centre achieved this success during its nine years of operation, according to Executive Director at Centre, Dr Pukar Chandra Shrestha.

A team of senior kidney and liver transplant surgeon Dr Shrestha, senior nephrologist Dr Kalpana Shrestha, chief consultant urologist and transplant surgeon Prof Dr Rakesh Kumar Barma, anesthesiologist Dr Arati Rai and nursing director Kopila Dahal of the Centre had carried out the transplants in a successful manner.

According to Executive Director Shrestha, the transplant was 100 percent successful on part of the organ donor while 98 percent successful in kidney transplant. The Centre was established in 2012.


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