Surgeons perform successful liver transplantation in Fes

A medical and surgical team of the Hassan II hospital in Fes on Monday with success a life-saving operation performed to a 4-year-old child a new liver.

The child suffered bile duct atresia, a condition that is characterized by a bile duct obstruction that leads to liver failure, according to the Director of the Hassan II hospital.

The mother of this boy could not bear to her son to see in this State, where he was in a life-threatening situation wrong, and decided the left side of her own liver to her son to donate. The 27-year-old wife and mother of 3 children is originally from the Moroccan town of Berkane and is a beneficiary of health care coverage, the system for economically disadvantaged.

The transplant was carried out by teams of the Department of visceral child surgery (visceral surgery is surgery which, among other things, deals with the surgical treatment of the abdominal organs), the Division of the adult visceral surgery and the resuscitation unit of the mother-and-child Division in the Hassan II hospital, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of the CHU hospital in Lyon.

Stay at this time mom and son under medical supervision on the mother-and-child Department of the hospital. Their health condition is gradually improving, reports Moroccoworldnews.

This is the second time that the Hassan II hospital in Fes a liver transplant was carried out and it is for the first time carried out by a living donor.

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