Ibrahim Cardiac

First Liver Transplantation in Bangladesh


Two Operation Theater of Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital

We are proud to announced that on 3rd June, 2010, the first Liver Transplantation in Bangladesh was done and found successful by Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. A medical team of 24 members was leaded by Prof. Mohammad Ali, Head of Hepato - Billiary - Pancreatic Department & Chief Liver Trunsplant Surgeon, BIRDEM, participated in the Operation and removed a section of Liver from Khalid Abdullah (29) and transplanted it into his uncle Kazi Ershad Ahmed (42). The Liver Transplantation was done in two most modern Operation Theater of Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute. The Operation was started at 7.30am of 3rd June 2010 and continued for 17 hours.

Administration was formed by Prof. A K Azad Khan (President, BADAS), Prof. Dr. M A Rashid (CEO & Senior Consultant, ICHRI), Dr. Masoom Siraj (HOD Cardiac Surgery, ICHRI), Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. Hamidur Rahman (HOD Cardiac Anaesthesia, ICHRI), Prof. Md. Abul Mansur (Director, Organ Transplant), Dr. Md. Gulzar Hussain (Hemodialysis Unit).

Specialist doctors from India were being invited and attended in the Operation. Surgery Specialist Dr. Shubash Gupta, Dr. Vivek Vig, Dr. Neerav Goyal. Anaesthesia Specialist Dr. Sanjeeb Aneja and ICU Specilist Dr. Pankaj Lohia were in the invited team.

The surgical team was formed by Prof. A S M Abu Zafar, Dr. Masoom Siraj, Dr. Mamunur Rashid, Dr. Hashim Rabbi, Dr. Kazi Mahbuba Akhter, Dr. Hasina Alam etc.

The Anaesthesia team was formed by Prof. Nur Nabi Chowdhuri, Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. Md. Hamidur Rahman, Dr. Mahbub Hasan Munir, Dr. Kawsar Sardar, Dr. Basu Dev Saha, Dr. N M Nazmul Kabir Prodhan.

The Critical Care Unit team was created by Prof. Md. Omar Faruque, Dr. A S M Arif Ahsan.

The Gastro Intestine Hepato - Biliary - Pancreatic Disorders team was formed by Prof. M Anisur Rahman, Dr. Md. Mohsin Kabir, Dr. Golam Azam.

The Doppler Study or the transplanted liver was done by Dr. Haidar Ali.

Besides BIRDEM Hospital and Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute, some other institution including Dutch Bangla Bank Limited, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh, Gastro Liver Hospital and Research Institute and Popular Diagnostic Center helped us in the operation with their instruments, logistic supports and financing.