Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, carries out first successful liver transplant in Sri Lanka

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Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, carries out first successful liver transplant in Sri Lanka for a child from a living donor. Hospital sources say that the child recipient is S. Kishanu and it is her own mother who donated part of her liver are now in good health condition. Doctors say that it took more than 12 hours to complete the surgery. Ragama hospital Organ Transplant Team looks ahead at ensuring a sustainable transplant programme for adults and chil­dren, it is a double celebration in their journey the successful paediatric liver transplant is a major milestone, as coincidentally they mark their 50th transplant as well.

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