Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Sahyadri Hospitals clocks 100 Liver Transplants


PUNE: Sahyadri Hospitals recently conducted its 100th liver transplant at it’s Deccan Unit. The liver transplant was conducted on a 48 year old male from Atpadi, Sangli who was suffering from end stage liver cirrhosis. 

Dr. Bipin Vibhute, Dr. Dinesh Zirpe, Transplant Anaesthetist Dr. Dinesh Babu, Dr Manish Phatak, chief consultant Liver ICU Dr. Chetan Pandey, Liver transplant surgeon
Dr. Shailesh Sable, coordinators - .Arun Ashokan, .Aman and. Rahul Tambe and Medical Social Worker.Sharmila Padhye were the team who made this possible. Dr Sunil Rao COO Sahyadri Hospitals said, “that this is an extremely proud moment for us as we celebrate 100 lives with liver transplants in span of just 2.5 years.”

He further said “Availability of well-trained medical team under leadership of Dr Vibhute, excellent clinical outcomes & affordable price points & availability of service helped us. We have made Liver Transplant service available not only in Pune but also in Nashik & Aurangabad, and have extended Liver OPDs at tier 2 & 3 cities like Satara, Karad, Kolhapur, Sangli, Baramati, Ahmednagar & Indapur”.

Dr Sunil Rao added that while saluting the donors and their families, we congratulate our team of doctors, staff members and also ZTCC and Traffic Police who have played a key role in achieving this significant milestone.

Dr Bipin Vibhute Hepatobilliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon Sahyadri Hospitals said “we are proud to have serviced so many patients with 89% success rates in such a small period. During this journey, apart from challenging Liver Transplants, we have also been able to do some rare surgeries like Kidney –Pancreas Transplants, maximum number of Paediatric Liver Transplants in Maharashtra & simultaneous Liver, Kidney & Pancreas Transplant and donor Liver retrieval from 84 year old man which was first case reported in the state.” 

Dr Manish Pathak Transplant Aneasthetist said “This has been possible because of the State of the Art Infrastructure, dedicated team of doctors like Dr Bipin Vibhute, Dr Dinesh Babu, Dr Dinesh Zirpe, Dr Shailesh Sable, Dr Sandeep Kulkarni and trained staff members and comprehensive medical care to the patients across the entire spectrum of liver disorders.

Dr Ketan Apte , Unit Head Sahyadri Hospitals Deccan , Hadapsar and Nagar Road said that “I want to congratulate the team of doctors. We salute all those donors and their families who have made this possible with their noble deed. As a part of our organ donation awareness program we recently conducted World’s Largest Organ Donation Drive, in association with Rotary District 3131, which also got registered into Guinness World Records for achieving Maximum Online Organ Donation pledges in 8 Hours.. We are happy that we were a part of the resounding success.”


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