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2nd kidney transplant on PM Oli begins

04 March 2020  

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KATHMANDU: A team of doctors led by Dr Prem Raj Gyawali, a consultant urologist and kidney transplant surgeon at the hospital, has started performing a second kidney transplant on Prime Minister K P Oli.

Earlier, medical tests including blood pressure, the condition of heart, body temperature were conducted as part of preparation.

Oli was administered necessary medicine and the regular dialysis was carried out prior to the operation amid other lab tests udder the vigil of the doctors.

Two other doctors, including Dr Ananta Kumar, a senior transplant surgeon at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, who performed a transplant on Oli in 2007, are also in the team.

Oli was admitted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu on Monday evening for his second kidney transplant procedure.

Oli had undergone coronary angiography of his heart at the Maharajgunj-based Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center on February 18.

Doctors opted for re-transplantation after his health report turned out to be normal.

Samiksha Sangraula of Jhapa is donating one of her kidneys to Oli this time.

Earlier, Oli had undergone his first kidney transplant in 2007 at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.

Publish Date : 04 March 2020 11:13 AM

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