Tatmadaw performs second liver transplant

The first liver transplant in the Tatmadaw was success­fully performed on two liver transplant patients on 27 and 28 September 2022. At present, for the second time, liver trans­plant is going to be carried out on three patients and the first day of liver transplant surgery was done through cooperative efforts between the Tatmadaw liver transplant team and the Indian liver transplant team at the special treatment centre in Defence Services General Hospital (1000-bed) in Min­galadon township in Yangon.


The operation was per­formed on Daw Htay Htay, wife of warrant officer Thein Than Kyaw.


The liver extraction from the donor patient started at 10:30 am in the morning and the extracted liver was trans­planted at 5:30 pm and the operation took about 11 hours.


Director of the Directo­rate of Medical Services Maj- Gen Ko Ko Lwin and officials watched the operation.


The patients are now in the ICU under the care of spe­cialists, paramedics and nurs­es. They are reported to be in good health. — MNA/KZW