Chinese doctors to perform liver transplant surgeries at PIMS


ISLAMABAD:A team of Chinese liver transplant surgeons on Wednesday agreed to operate patients at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) for liver transplantation.

The visiting team also agreed to train the relevant staff including surgeons, nurses, paramedical and anesthesia staff of the hospital.

A detailed meeting was held here between the Chinese doctors team and the PIMS administration including head of surgical department Prof Dr Tanveer in this regard.

The hospital administration has chalked out a plan and Gastroenterology and Surgical departments have been asked to make list of patients who need liver transplant.

The delegation visited OPDs, emergency department and operation theaters. The delegation also met with the Executive Director PIMS Dr Amjad Mehmood and Joint Executive Director PIMS Dr Ejaz Qadeer.