Welcome to Liver Transplant Department
Liver transplant is a specialized life-saving health service for patients suffering from liver diseases. It is the only ray of hope for patients suffering from chronic liver disease, liver failure and liver cancer. Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital has been providing this service since 2016 under the patronage of Dr. Shaukat Ali Bangash. More than 200 living donor liver transplants have been performed at QIH since the inception of the program with outcomes comparable to any international and national liver transplant program.
Prof. Brig. Dr. Amjad Salamat is the current Director of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Program. He is leading the most experienced, dedicated and hard-working team of surgeons and hepatologits. He is also credited with the inception and setting up of Liver Transplant program at Military Hospital Rawalpindi.
The Hepatology & Liver Transplantation Department at Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital offers pre-transplant assessment of donor and recipient, pre-transplant management and optimization of potential recipient. The department also offers comprehensive post-transplant management and follow-up in OPD and IPD.
The Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery component of the department is performing liver tumor surgery fulfilling resection criteria, Gall-bladder stones/cancer surgeries, cholangiocarcinoma surgery, pancreatic cancer surgery, splenectomy and portal shunt surgery. QIH provides excellent post-operative care with excellent results.
Surgical Services:Living Donor Liver Transplant:
Surgeries related to benign and cancerous disease of liver, gall bladder, pancreas and extra-hepatic biliary tree.
Biliary and pancreatic stone retrieval, benign and malignant Biliary/pancreatic stricture dilatation and stenting, Post-transplant stricture and leak management.
Endoscopic Services:Diagnostic: Upper GI endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS.
Therapeutic: Endoscopic hemostasis, band ligation, polypectomy, stricture dilatation and stenting, foreign body removal, PEG-tube placement.
FNAC, FNAB, pseudo-cystogastrostomy.