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Sri Lanka's first pediatric liver transplant has been successfully performed at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, hospital sources said.

The surgery was performed on July 14 by specialist surgeon Dr Rohan Siriwardena and a team of specialist surgeons islandwide.

The liver transplant unit of the Colombo North Teaching Hospital performed this surgery which lasted more than 12 hours on a 9-year-old child, a resident of Jaffna, who was suffering from chronic cirrhosis, using a part of a her mother’s liver.(P.H.P.Perera)

 

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  • BigEars Sunday, 26 July 2020 03:38 PM

    Get well soon and join the fun with all the kids.

    Fred Gun Sunday, 26 July 2020 04:14 PM

    That's great news. May gods blessings be with you always.

    Dr P Tilakawardena Sunday, 26 July 2020 04:17 PM

    Well done, Congratulations, Sincere wishes for a rapid recovery , and applause s for the Surgical team!

    Para Sunday, 26 July 2020 04:32 PM

    GOOD JOB. CONGRAGULATIONS TO ALL CONCERNED MAY THE CHILD LIVE FOR MANY MORE YEARS

    Chandima Sunday, 26 July 2020 04:35 PM

    Congrats! Wish God's continued blessings on the child!

    Dharma Sunday, 26 July 2020 05:37 PM

    It is simply great.Sri Lankan surgeons proved patient is patient not any thing else.

    Sam munasinghe Sunday, 26 July 2020 05:56 PM

    Deae mother, You are not only a mother. You are the greatest mom in this world. i wish all the best and long life for mother and baby both!

    S Fernando Sunday, 26 July 2020 07:07 PM

    Governments lies. Fake shows everywhere.

    karthik Sunday, 26 July 2020 07:35 PM

    Great mother and congratulation and best wishes to Dr.Rohan Siriwardena and his team.

    Nadarajah sriskandarajah Sunday, 26 July 2020 08:21 PM

    Great

    Ram Monday, 27 July 2020 03:11 AM

    Well done Doctors, if the professional services were free which I believe, all involved will receive lots of merit.

    Bhatiya Siriwardena Monday, 27 July 2020 07:48 AM

    Well done Doctors and all the best for both the child and the mother!

    eresh S kumara Monday, 27 July 2020 08:59 AM

    Congratulations Dr Rohan Siriwardena and the team

    Shan Monday, 27 July 2020 09:11 AM

    Great work.

    Gratiaen Hewa Monday, 27 July 2020 09:33 AM

    Congratulations to Dr.Rohan Siriwardena

    Graham De Silva Monday, 27 July 2020 09:48 AM

    This cannot be the 1st as my BIL did it in 2012 at the general Hospital Colombo.

    Mohammad mohsen CHOWDHURY Monday, 27 July 2020 02:30 PM

    Congratulations LIVER TRANSPLANT TEAM. WELL DONE.

    Dr Nihal Goonesinghe Monday, 27 July 2020 03:43 PM

    Congratulations Dr Siriwardenena and team. Good luck with your progress little lady and mum


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