Ex-Iraqi Air Marshal gets new lease of life

An Air Marshal amid Saddam Hussein’s rule, 63-year-old Iraqi national Abdul Karim Darvesh as of late got another lease of life after specialists here completed a liver transplant on him.

Darvesh was diagnosed with liver tumor a few months back in Iraq. His family had practically surrendered trust when they came to think about the transplant offices in India.

“Darvesh’s CT sweep affirmed that he was harboring a growth alongside cirrhosis of liver. This obliged prompt liver transplant surgery,” Dr Sanjay Singh Negi, Director HPB (Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary) and Liver Transplantation Surgery from BLK Super Speciality Hospital.

While Darvesh required a contributor, his eldest child Anmar Abdul Karim, approached and was assessed for liver gift.

After an inside and out examination, it was discovered that he was suitable to give some piece of his liver. Clearances from concerned restorative specialities were taken and Anmar experienced the benefactor surgical methodology.

“The surgery went on for around 22 hours amid which a group of seven specialists worked in movements. The surgery included taking out the privilege flap of the liver from the giver and embedding it to the beneficiary,” said Dr Negi.

Such surgeries are connected with dangers, for example, dying, dismissal of the liver by the beneficiary and even demise. An exhaustive examination is accordingly important remembering the danger variables of the contributor and the beneficiary, said Dr Negi.

Post operation, both the father and child are having a smooth recuperation, specialists said.