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Best Liver Transplant Department In Kochi.

The Liver Transplant facilities at VPS Lakeshore are truly of world class quality featuring advanced technology. Here, we have cutting edge operation theaters and world-class transplant ICUs which are manned by expert physicians who have been trained at some of the best centers across the world. The high success rate, availability of excellent infrastructure and pioneering technology at affordable costs make Lakeshore hospital, one of the most popular centers for Liver Transplantation in the country.
The First Live Liver Transplantation in Kerala was performed by VPS Lakeshore's team, in a 11-year-old boy.
 

 Setting History By Achieving 96% Success In Liver Transplantations


The Key Highlights of this Department are: 

  • Liver Transplantation (Live related & Cadaveric)
  • Partial Liver Transplantation from a liver - related donor to recipient was accomplished, for the first time in Kerala, at the lakeshore Hospital. 
  • The hospital is fully geared for regular liver transplantations.                                     

Dr. Abhishek Yadav

Director – Comprehensive Liver Care (Surgery)

Qualification

MBBS; M.S(General Surgery),M.Ch. ( Surgical Gastroenterology), Fellowship in HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation

Experience

    • More than 10 years of experience in HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation
    • Worked as a Consultant in the unit of Liver Transplantation at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
    • Worked as a Consultant at Care Hospitals, Hyderabad 
    • Was instrumental in setting up Liver transplant programs at various centers across the country and abroad prominent one’s being Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore Pakistan, and at Karachi where he was invited multiple times to perform transplant surgeries and to train the local surgeons.
    • Director of Liver Surgery and Liver transplantation at Lakeshore hospital.
    • Over 15 years of experience in liver surgery 
    • Performed over 1500 liver transplant surgeries
    • Success rate of transplant surgeries more than 90%
    • Expertise in living donor, split liver, paediatric and cadaver liver transplantation.
    • Performed many complex and rare liver surgeries.
    • Instrumental in setting up liver transplant programs in other centres across the country and internationally.
    • Pioneered many new innovations in liver surgery and transplantation.
    • Founder member of Indian Liver Transplant Society and a life member of International Liver Transplant Society Delivered many lectures in National and International meetings

Other Information

The Hepatobiliary center of the Lakeshore Liver Transplant department, performs a large volume of major liver resections for cancer, bile duct cancer, and repair of biliary strictures as well as shunt surgery for portal hypertension. Multimodality treatment for liver cancer including the use of key-hole surgery for guiding tumour ablation is also performed.

Dr. Abhishek Yadav

Director – Comprehensive Liver Care (Surgery)

News & events

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SLEEPCON 2022

Department of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

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LARYNX 2022

Organised by Institute of Head & Neck Sciences

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Cyclothon 2022: Journey to better health with the angels who care

VPS Lakeshore conducted the 'CYCLOTHON 2022' along with Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, in association with International Nurse's Day.

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Mini Park for Children of Panangad

When Kumbalam Panchayat opened a mini park for children in collaboration with VPS Lakeshore Hospital

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MISCON 2022

We are glad to inform you that the International Conference in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

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VPS Lakeshore saves the life of 12 year old girl with rare Congenital disease

Kidney and Liver transplant procedures at VPS Lakeshore save the life of a 12 year old girl.

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Drug abuse- psychological effects and recovery

Psychological effects of drug abuse and recovery discussed by Dr. Xavier John Pullikkal of VPS Lakeshore

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VPS Lakeshore is offering a specialized Biostatistics course for Clinicians

This course is aimed to provide the clinician and allied health professionals with skills to analyze, interpret and evaluate scientific data and publications.