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50th successful liver transplant at Gambat hospital

SAMAA | - Posted: May 29, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: May 29, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
50th successful liver transplant at Gambat hospital

Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences in Khairpur district has said that it has achieved a milestone of conducting fifty successful liver transplants.

The Gambat hospital is the country’s first public health facility that does free liver transplants. It started work in 2016 with a grant of one billion rupees from the Sindh government.

The 50 cases have been done in three years with 28 operations taking place in the last three months, according to Dr Abdul Wahab Dogar, a surgeon of the hospital, speaking on the SAMAA TV show Naya Din on Wednesday.

Initially, a six-member team of German health professionals was invited to assist the hospital staff for two years. But now the doctors are trained to perform operations without any assistance.

A liver transplant costs approximately five million rupees and this is being funded by the Sindh government.
Contact details for appointments are available on the hospital’s website and there is an open OPD twice a week on Tuesday and Friday.

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8 Comments

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      OK  May 30, 2019 2:26 am/ Reply

    Patients should be cautious when going to this transplant facility. One of my colleagues went here to get his father treated and got to know that even donors have been killed during transplants. BEWARE !!

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      Hanzala huda  May 31, 2019 12:55 am/ Reply

    Are you serious please share your contact number will called you it’s my number 03343481097

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      Hanzala huda  May 31, 2019 1:25 am/ Reply

    Are you serious please share your number will contact you 03343481097

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      Aroosa  August 28, 2019 12:44 pm/ Reply

    Asslam o Alaikum
    Plz tel me what r the requirements for a donor??
    Is there any DNA test for donor.??
    Plz tell me the criteria to become a liver donor in gambat

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      Syed Farman Ali  September 10, 2019 8:42 pm/ Reply

    Kindly guide me how can receive appointment through on line for OPD.

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      Syed Nadeem Hussain Shah from Karachi Sindh  October 12, 2019 5:11 pm/ Reply

    My Father have a Liver cancer and I Want his treatment best in gambat I am living in karachi and never afford this treatment
    please do the favor and give a contact number and treated without any cost. all blood and other tested already done.in Dow medical institute

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      Rahman  November 30, 2019 6:49 pm/ Reply

    wonderful

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