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Liver Transplant

Overview

Fortis Memorial Research Institute’s liver transplant program provides highest level of care to patients with liver related problems. The division of liver transplant has tremendous expertise treating patients with Hepatitis C, liver cancer, and HIV. Our nationally-recognised program has earned many accolades across the world and consistently achieves superb liver transplant survival outcomes that exceed national averages.

The program is an integral part of FMRI’s multi-disciplinary medical and surgical strategy and manages all liver patients with the most appropriate therapy available. Within the Liver Transplant Centre, experts in all areas of liver disease contribute towards the evaluation, management, treatment and follow-up of liver transplant patients.

Headed by eminent liver transplant surgeon, Dr. Vivek Vij, the program tends to provide comprehensive care to patients from first evaluation to liver transplant surgery and follow-up consultation. Backed by more than 17 years of experience and as one of the best liver transplant surgeons in Southeast Asia, Dr. Vij and his team have a collective experience of performing more than 2500 liver transplants with a record success rate of 95% for patients and 100% for donors.

Our liver transplant program is comprised of:

  • A living donor liver program, offering patients an alternative to long waiting periods for a liver
  • The most experienced physicians, having performed large numbers of liver transplants provide care for each patient
  • The most reliable care available, anywhere with access to research programs that position FMRI at the forefront of newer developments in the field of liver transplantation
  • Total integration of care from pre-surgery management, through the liver transplant surgery and postoperative care
  • Access to multiple organ procedures such as a liver-kidney transplant or a liver-lung transplant

Apart from providing superlative degree of patient care, Liver Transplant Program offers liver transplant patients and their families the highest level of hospitality in a supportive environment.

Program Highlights

Impeccable domain expertise

Dr. Vivek Vij is one of the most respected liver transplant surgeons in Southeast Asia. He possesses 17 years of tremendous expertise in carrying out successful liver transplantations across the region.

India’s only centre for laparoscopic-assisted Donor Hepactectomy

FMRI has the privilege of being the only avenue in India that offers Laparoscopic-assisted small incision cosmetic Donor liver resection with complete safety measures.

State-of-the-art technical support

At FMRI, we have a dedicated section for Liver transplant and GI Surgery, backed by experienced medical professionals who are known for delivering impeccable patient care. The centre boasts of highly advanced medical facilities that are truly the finest in the region.

Lowest Biliary Complication rate (<4%)

Dr. Vivek Vij is known as youngest liver transplant surgeon who has carried out complete 500 independent liver transplants with Lowest Biliary Complication Rate (less than 4%). Majority of his patients visit him for the most cost-effective post-operative care for biliary problems.

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