Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday congratulated doctors of IMS and Sum Hospital for successfully conducting first-ever living donor liver transplantation in Odisha.
The Odisha CM took to Twitter and wrote:
Congratulate the doctors of IMS and Sum Hospital for successfully conducting first ever living donor liver transplantation in #Odisha. The major healthcare milestone offers a ray of hope for patients to access such critical treatments in Odisha.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) March 7, 2020
The doctors of the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here along with the Hyderabad’s Yashoda Hospital successfully conducted a living donor liver transplantation on Thursday.
The surgeries were conducted on 55-year-old Jayanta Biswal, a resident of Nilagiri in Balasore district, and his young son Saumya Ranjan Biswal (19), a B.Com student, who donated a portion of his liver.
Both the father and son were doing fine after the marathon surgery.
They are presently kept under observation in the ICU.
Biswal had been suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver and it was decided to conduct the transplantation to save his life.