Liver Transplant & Open Heart Surgery: Patient Story – Parvati Rohra
arvati Rohra, 5yrs old baby girl from Hyderabad was suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Alagille Syndrome. This syndrome can impact the liver, heart, lungs, kidneys, bones among others, however the severity of the problem varies from patient to patient.
The baby had advanced Liver Cirrhosis, severe cardiac defects resulting in severe growth retardation and rickets. After diagnosis at Apollo Health City, baby Parvati Rohra underwent liver transplantation surgery & open heart surgery under the supervision of Dr. Kavita Chintala & Dr. Girish Warrier, Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist in Hyderabad and Dr. Manish C Varma, Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon in Hyderabad. Watch as patient’s parents talks about the procedure and their personal experience with the doctors and other staff members of the hospitals, since the procedure.
Liver Transplant Surgery: It is surgery to remove a diseased liver and replace it with a healthy one. In adults, the most common reason for liver transplantation is Liver cirrhosis and in children, the most common reason for liver transplantation is biliary atresia. Other reasons for needing liver transplantation are certain liver cancers, benign liver tumours and hereditary diseases. Read more about Liver Transplant Surgery treatment and procedure at Apollo Health City, Hyderabad