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First liver transplant successfully performed in central region

by VNA17 October 2019 Last updated at 07:45 AM

Doctors in Hue Central Hospital performs the liver transplant.
Doctors in Hue Central Hospital performs the liver transplant.

VTV.vn - Doctors of Hue Central Hospital in Thua Thien-Hue province have successfully performed a liver transplant on a patient with a tumour and hepatitis B.

The 52-year-old patient, Le Khac Ty, had been treated in intensive care at the hospital since 2014 for a tumour, as well as hepatitis B and cirrhosis.

He was advised to have a liver transplant and was put on the waiting list.

The patient received the new liver, which was donated by a brain dead patient in Hanoi, on August 31.

After 45 days of transplantation, the patient well recovered and came his normal life.

This was the first patient in the central and Central Highlands regions who was successfully transplanted liver by doctors of the Hue Central Hospital
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