Up until Monday, the Sahid Dharmabhakta National Transplant Center in Bhaktapur had successfully transplanted kidneys into the bodies of 800 people. Dr Pukar Chandra Shrestha, Executive Director of the Human Organ Transplant Center, says the institution, also known as the Human Organ Transplant Center, has achieved this success in its nine years of operation.
According to reports, a team led by senior kidney and liver transplant surgeon Dr Shrestha, senior nephrologist Dr Kalpana Shrestha, chief consultant urologist and transplant surgeon Prof Dr Rakesh Kumar Barma, anesthesiologist Dr Arati Rai, and nursing director Kopila Dahal from the Center was responsible for the successful completion of the large number of transplants.
According to Executive Director Shrestha, organ donors had a 100 percent success rate with their transplants, while kidney transplant recipients had a 98 percent success rate. Established in 2012, the Center is dedicated to the advancement of women’s health.