Aktobe doctors successfully transplanted a liver
The Aktyubinsk doctors together with experts from South Korea carried out the next successful transplantation of a liver, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Today foreign and Aktyubinsk doctors together held the sixth operation on liver transplantation. In surgery it is considered as one of the composite. Doctors saved life to two Aktyubinsk citizens. In both cases the liver of patients was affected with an extensive tumor – "cirrhosis". The team of the Aktyubinsk doctors together with the leading surgeon the transplantologist of South Korea Kwang Wung Lee held a surgery for several hours.
“Five operations on transplantation of a liver and 17 on transplantation of a kidney are already performed only in Aktobe with the assistance of experts from Korea. Besides, local experts are trained for self-contained rendering similar types of the surgical help. It is sure that this work became for our doctors big and very good school of increase in professionalism,” mayor of region Berdybek Saparbayev said.
Saving operations were performed within the memorandum between management of health care of the Aktyubinsk region and hospital of the Seoul National university concluded in 2015.
Similar operations in Kazakhstan are performed successfully and absolutely free of charge. Expenses are undertaken by the Ministry of health and social development of Kazakhstan. More than 50 transplantations of a liver from living donors are already carried out in Kazakhstan.