Daughter donates liver to save critically ill father


33-year-old daughter donates liver to save critically ill father at Fortis Vadapalani

63-year-old gentleman was suffering from symptoms of liver ailments like fatigue, loss of appetite, and nausea since many years.  When the patient visited Fortis Vadapalani, he was in a critical condition and was diagnosed with end stage liver cirrhosis. Dr. Swati Raju, Transplant Hepatologist, Fortis Vadapalani was the first to evaluate and diagnose him. The reports revealed that the liver function was deranged to the extent where liver transplant was recommended as the only option for survival.

Dr. Sugi Subramaniam – Liver Transplant Surgeon did the evaluation and identified the youngest daughter of the patient, who is also a mother to two children, met the requirements for an ideal match for liver donation. The donor and her family members were counselled by the transplant team to help them understand the complete process from pre-surgical evaluation for donor and recipient, to post-surgical recovery.



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