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    Thumbs up Health : 10 Month old undergoes liver tramsplant.

    Jaipur (India): Yusuf a 10 month old Jaipur
    boy undergone a successful liver
    transplant.Operation was done in apollo
    Hospital New Delhi.

    Dr. Anupam Sibal a Senior Pediatric
    Gastroenterologist said liver transplant
    was the only option to save the child who
    was brought in a very serious condition
    and situation was worsening each passing
    day.

    Initial chalange was whether the dhild was
    fit for the surgery as his weight was 5kg.
    for six months Yusuf was given tube
    feeding to increase his weight upto six kg.

    Later his father Mohammad Hafiz donated
    a part of his liver to save the child. A
    successful surgery was performed on FEb. 29th this year. Now the Yusuf has 8 kg weight
    he is active too. The child will require
    medicine rs. 6000 to 8000 monthly through
    out his life for the proper function of liver.
    Yusuf the only son of his father Hafiz,42,
    who also having 5 daughters.
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    Default Re: Health : 10 Month old undergoes liver tramsplant.

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