Liver Transplant Surgery in India at Columbia Asia Hospital
Columbia Asia Hospital, India provides multidisciplinary care that include laboratory medicine, both therapeutic and diagnostic radiology, blood transfusion medicine, hepatology, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, pathology, liver specific anesthesiology, well equipped operation theatres, surgeons with experience in laparoscopy, liver resection and transplantation, medical oncology, excellent intensive care and ancillary services such as nursing and physiotherapy. We have common ward rounds with our entire team of surgical gastroenterologists and a multidisciplinary meeting for complicated cases and cancers every week. The hospital has license for liver transplantation and has conducted successful liver transplants already.
List of disease conditions which might require liver transplantation:
- Cirrhosis of the liver: common causes of which are HEPATITIS B & C and consumption of alcohol
- Fulminant and sub-fulminant liver failure
- Biliary atresia
- Metabolic liver disease
- Liver tumours
Salient features of Liver Transplant Surgery at Columbia Asia India
Columbia Asia Hospitals – India offers liver transplant surgery. The team of highly qualified and experienced specialists evaluate, diagnose and treat liver and biliary diseases and perform transplants in patients who cannot be managed by other treatment modalities.
The liver transplantation team headed by Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin performs 25 live donor liver transplants every month with 95% success results; at par with the world's best liver transplantation centers. Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin has performed nearly 1000 liver transplants in India, the maximum in the country.
As a practice the team not only treats referrals from India; but also handles cases from the rest of south Asia, the Middle East and Africa
The liver transplant center at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwantpur is capable of performing the following procedures:
- Adult and paediatric liver transplants
- Cadaveric and living donor transplants
Complex liver and biliary resections for:
- Hepato biliary tumors
- Colorectal tumor metastasis
- Gallbladder cancer
- Cholangiocarcinoma and Klatskin tumors