8 12 2011 152803 1 First successful liver transplant Operation in Pakistan

LAHORE: The first liver transplant in Pakistan was successfully conducted at Sheikh Zayed hospital. The surgery, headed by the Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed hospital Amir Raza, was carried out by a team of doctors including Dr Tariq Bangash.

The 12-hour long transplant was done on a resident of Sialkot, Amir Raza.

Rs. 1 Billion Needed for liver transplant in Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Dr. Tariq

The liver transplant centre at the Sheikh Zayed was inaugurated a year ago by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) with the total cost of Rs400 million.

Before this, India was the nearest place to get the transplant done from.

1101309268 1 First successful liver transplant Operation in Pakistan