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Sufferers in Odisha will now not must spend their fortunes and go in seek for liver transplantation exterior the State as a much-awaited facility for the pricey life-saving process has been inaugurated on the SCB Medical School and Hospital in Cuttack.
State Well being and Household Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das formally inaugurated a state-of-the-art liver transplant unit on the premier healthcare institute on Monday.
The mandatory infrastructure for the liver transplant unit has been developed at SCB at a price of Rs 22 crore. The surgical procedure ward will begin operation in just a few months, sources mentioned.
Often, liver transplantation prices Rs 25 to 30 lakh. Nevertheless, the remedy shall be supplied to sufferers freed from price. The liver transplantation surgical procedure shall be collectively performed by the Hepatology and Gastrology departments of the hospital.
Terming the provision of the ability historic, Well being Minister Naba Das mentioned, “Poor folks shall be drastically benefited by this remedy facility in Odisha. I should be grateful to the principal, superintendent, and anxious departments whose efforts made this doable.”
As per data, many sufferers have registered their names within the OPD (Outpatient Division) to avail the remedy.
Notably, the State authorities had introduced to start out liver transplant unit in SCB in 2013. A 12 months earlier in 2012, kidney transplant unit turned useful on the government-run hospital.
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