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A uncommon liver transplant surgical procedure was carried out by the docs of Choithram Hospital during which the donor who had uncommon congenital anomaly situs inversus totalis donated liver to his father.
Medical doctors of the hospital claimed that it was the sixth such surgical procedure on the planet and first in central India the place dwell liver transplantation was performed utilizing a graft from 26-year-old Prakhar Kaushal having situs inversus totalis to his 59-year-old father Pradeep Kaushal.
“It was a uncommon surgical procedure and a posh one as effectively. Solely 5 such surgical procedures have been carried out internationally. This process is extraordinarily uncommon due to its technical difficulties in harvesting part of liver from such donors with situs inversus totalis, the left lobe of donor which is conventionally the fitting lobe is harvested, we have now harvested the standard left lobe (Seg II, III, IV) which is the fitting lobe of this donor,” liver transplant knowledgeable Dr Sudesh Sharda stated.
He added that the donor, a software program engineer by occupation, had uneventful restoration after surgical procedure and has been discharged on day 10 of surgical procedure. Recipient, civil defence personnel, has recovered effectively and is being discharged at this time on day 15.
The surgical procedure lasts for over 12 hours and was carried out by senior liver transplant surgeon Dr Vivek Vij, Dr Ajay Okay Jain, in-charge of the transplant programme, Dr Sudesh Sharda, Dr Nitin Sharma, Dr Neeraj Gupta, Dr Shailesh Gupta, Dr Priyanka Bhagat, Dr Alka Jain, Dr Rahul Jain, Dr SP Jaiswal, and Dr Shohini Sircar.
“The affected person was affected by liver cirrhosis and delay in surgical procedure might show deadly to him. Now, the donor can dwell his regular life with few precautions for a few months. The affected person, recipient, may even need to comply with some strict precautions to guide a traditional life,” Dr Ajay Jain stated.
Divisional commissioner Dr Pawan Sharma stated that quickly the organ donation and transplant will happen within the metropolis as they’ve been working intently with the non-public hospitals.
“Indore is main in organ donation and transplant in central India and shortly we’ll get the tempo which we had earlier than Covid. Tremendous Speciality Hospital may even be began quickly and such surgical procedures may be carried out there as effectively,” he stated.
Dean Dr Sanjay Dixit stated that three circumstances of cadaveric organ donation had been reported within the final two months however it couldn’t achieve success as a consequence of some technical points.
Three such surgical procedures in India and two in Japan
Informing concerning the prevalence of the illness, Dr Jain stated, “Situs inversus is a uncommon illness and its prevalence is 1 in 10,000. Furthermore, solely 5 surgical procedures had been carried out earlier on the planet together with three in India, in New Delhi, and two in Japan.
I used to be hesitated however can do something for my father: Son
Sharing his expertise about surgical procedure, Prakhar Kauashal stated, “I used to be hesitated initially after studying concerning the liver transplant surgical procedure. I used to be conscious that my coronary heart is on the other facet however I learnt after coming to hospital that every one my organs are on the other facet. Now, I’m wholesome and pleased that I may save my father.”
What’s Situs Inversus Totalis
Situs inversus is a uncommon congenital anomaly prompted throughout embryonic growth. Its incidence is about 0.01 % worldwide i.e. 1 in 10,000.
All thoraco-abdominal organs and retroperitoneal organs (i.e. kidneys and adrenal glands) are symmetrically positioned to the midline, which is usually known as mirror-image reversal. Folks with situs inversus dwell a traditional life like another regular particular person with none signs or discomfort.
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Revealed on: Sunday, September 12, 2021, 12:17 AM IST