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Chilean Survives Liver Cancer After Two-for-One Liver Transplant in S. Korea

Chilean Survives Liver Cancer After Two-for-One Liver Transplant in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A Chilean engineer suffering from liver cancer has miraculously regained health after receiving a liver transplant in South Korea from his two daughters. Alberto, 62, had been working as a civil engineer in Chile when he began to suffer from severe fatigue and jaundice last September. He was soon [...]

140 Foreign Medical Professionals in South Korea to Train Under Liver Transplant Specialists

140 Foreign Medical Professionals in South Korea to Train Under Liver Transplant Specialists

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Dozens of medical professionals from across Asia are attending the Asian Transplantation Week 2017 to train under South Korean liver transplant specialists, described by Zhaksylyk Doskaliev of Kazakhstan’s National Transplant Coordinating Center as “leading not just Asia but the entire world in pioneering medical treatment”. The symposium, jointly held [...]

Korean Liver Transplant Procedure to become Standard

Korean Liver Transplant Procedure to become Standard

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Laparoscopic surgery, a form of minimally invasive surgery, is a modern technique in which operations are performed through small incisions (0.5cm – 1.5cm) as an alternative to conventional surgical procedures conducted with open access. Liver transplantation from a living donor is considered to be one of the most complicated [...]

Bio-artificial Human Liver Transplant Treatment Invites the Rosy Future

Bio-artificial Human Liver Transplant Treatment Invites the Rosy Future

SEOUL, Nov.14 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s small s medical start-up firm has successfully completed a clinical test for bio-artificial liver transplant. The research firm has been researching in this area for 15 years investing 12 billion won (US$11 million). Based on its successful clinical experiment, the company plans to enter the bio-artificial organ market by [...]