First renal transplant surgery held at CMH
PESHAWAR: CMH Peshawar reached a mile stone when the first renal transplant surgery performed.
This marks the initiation of renal transplant program outside of Rawalpindi, in Army, for the first time.
The land mark surgery was executed following grant of formal approval by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Medical Transplant Regulatory Authority (MTRA) to carry out renal and corneal transplantation at the hospital, earlier last month.
The transplant team comprised of a senior transplant urologist, transplant nephrologist and anesthetist. Comd Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher Mehmood appreciated the Transplant team for successful conduct of the Surgery.