Turkey Ranks First In Child Liver Transplants

Prof. Dr. K. Yalçın Polat Head of Organ Transplant Center at Memorial Ataşehir Hospital gave following information about liver transplantation.

“Early diagnosis has a great importance in the treatment of liver diseases. According to the figures, 10 percent of the liver transplants are made up of children, and about 500 children’s names are on the transplant list but only 150 of them can be transplanted. Turkey, which is among the countries with the highest number of pediatric liver transplantation in the world, shares its first place with the England.”

HG

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