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Prof. Dr.Mohamed Rela

Director and Head of the Institute of Liver Diseases and Transplantation 



Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation in King’s College Hospital, London

 Prof. Rela is one of the most accomplished surgeons in the world in this field.  He pioneered the split liver transplantation technique, and has one of the largest experiences in the world in Auxiliary Liver Transplantation. His areas of interest include Paediatric Liver Transplantation & Cholangiocarcinoma. Prof. Rela has over 400 scientific articles and papers on liver transplantation, complex hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery and more. A team led by him performed a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which gave him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000. Prof. Dr.Mohamed Rela

Accomplishments

Prof. Dr.Mohamed Rela has performed over 1600 liver transplant surgeries

  • In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000
  • In Mar 1999, he carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK. 18 Month old Luke Bettelley was given just 48 hours to live before the operation
  • In Jun 2003, he has successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl from Ahmedabad, Pranali Bhat, suffering from a terminal stage liver disease, at the Global Hospital, Hyderabad
  • In Aug 2003, he was a part of a team from King’s College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant.
  • In Aug 2004, a team led by him has successfully conducted the liver transplantation for a five-year-old Pakistan girl, Batul Hasan, at the Global Hospital, Hyderabad
  • In Sep 2009, a team led by him has successfully done the split liver transplantation (first of its kind in India), at the Global Hospital, Chennai. The liver was split during the retrieval operation into a smaller left lobe for transplanting a young girl and a larger right lobe for transplanting an older woman with end stage liver disease
  • In May 2011, a team led by him has successfully did Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai

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