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20 NE patients get liver transplants in Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

 

Staff Reporter

Guwahati: Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Lakdi-ka-pul, Hyderabad, is currently host to one of the busiest and comprehensive liver disease management programme. The centre performs adult as well as paediatric liver transplants. Till date it has performed over 700 liver transplants which includes over 100 paediatric liver transplants. Out of these, 20 patients belong to Assam and the Northeast.

In 2003, well acclaimed surgeon and chairman of Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Dr K Ravindranath was saddened with the nation’s inability to provide access to quality organ transplant set ups for the Indian masses. He dreamt to set up world class multi-organ transplant centres in India. Today, Gleneagles Global Hospitals runs organ transplant programme for liver, kidney, heart and lungs in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai.

With about 2,500 liver transplants, Gleneagles Global Hospitals is recognized globally for its extra ordinary expertize in liver transplants. Global Hospitals actively works with NGOs , its well-wishers and support groups to raise funds for deserving organ transplant recipients.

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