Transplant centre to expand its services

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, BHAKTAPUR

Jan 25, 2016-

Human Organ Transplant Centre Bhaktapur is set to expand its services by introducing liver and lungs transplant services and heart surgery.The centre is preparing to expand its services following the endorsement of the bill designed to carry out amendments to the Human Body Organ Transplant (Regulation and Prohibition) Act, 2055 (1988) by the Legislature-Parliament on Friday.

Centre’s Director Dr Pukarchand Shrestha said the centre which has a successful history of kidney transplant is starting the services for liver and lung transplants and heart surgery in the near future.  The centre has already developed the infrastructure for the services. The records  show that every year some 3,000 suffer renal failure and of them, 90 percent die.

 

Published: 25-01-2016 09:39

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