First ever “in situ” Liver Transplant In India

Finally, India took another step toward medical advancement when team of 20 doctors at Army Research and Referral Hospital New Delhi conducted first ever “in situ” liver transplant successfully. “In situ” is liver transplant technique in which liver from single donor is divided in to two parts for saving lives of two separate patients suffering from liver problem.

Liver for this transplant is taken from dying Army officer’s wife who was in coma and then transplanted in to a 14 month boy and 26 year old solider. Both these patients are now doing well. Hopefully, success of this transplant will save lives of many other patients suffering from liver problems. Below, people can also watch NDTV’s report on this transplant.
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