News Stardom : Kolkata, 16th.June, 2023 – Apollo Hospital, Chennai proudly announces the Successful Robotic Donor Hepatectomy for Paediatric Liver Transplant in Kolkata Baby at Apollo
Hospital, Chennai. The transplantation involved a portion of the liver donated by his father, Mr. Saurabh Ghosh, resulting in a life-saving procedure for the young child. The surgical team, led by Dr. Elankumaran, Head of the Liver Transplant Program, showcased the hospital’s commitment to cutting-edge advancements and saving lives.
Liver diseases have been on the rise in our country, affecting people of all ages, including children. The successful transplant performed on Master Tanish Gosh highlights the advanced medical capabilities available at Apollo Hospital, Chennai. Dr. Elankumaran, with his vast experience of over 2000 liver transplants and more than 5000 liver surgeries, addressed the media and shed light on the prevalence of liver diseases and the hospital’expertise in combating these conditions. During the press conference, Dr. Elankumaran shed light on the growing prevalence of liver diseases in our country and expressed his gratitude for the advancements available at Apollo Hospital. He stated, “It is a moment of immense pride for our hospital to have accomplished this successful paediatric liver transplant using the revolutionary Robotic Donor Hepatectomy technique. We understand the rising challenges posed by liver diseases in our nation and are committed to providing cutting-edge solutions to save lives.” He continued, “The utilization of robotic technology in donor hepatectomy enables us to enhance precision and minimize invasiveness, resulting in improved outcomes and reduced recovery time for our patients. This landmark achievement signifies the remarkable progress we have made in the field of liver transplantation.”
Master Tanish Ghosh, hailing from Kolkata, was diagnosed with a critical liver condition that required urgent intervention. Mr. Saurabh Ghosh, who donated a portion of his liver, the child now has a renewed lease on life. The robotic surgical approach utilized by the team at Apollo Hospital, Chennai, facilitated a minimally invasive procedure, reducing risks on theDonor.
The Apollo Hospital, Chennai, is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and comprehensive range of medical services. The liver transplant program, under the guidance of Dr. Elankumaran, has been at the forefront of pioneering advancements and has established a reputation for excellence in liver surgeries.
The successful robotic paediatric transplant for Master Tanish Ghosh serves as a beacon of hope for patients suffering from liver diseases across the country. The hospital remains committed to providing the highest quality of care, employing innovative techniques, and ensuring positive outcomes for patients in need.