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Florence Nightingale Hospital is elected as the one and only living donor liver transplant education center FNH liver transplant team has performed more than 1100 liver transplants and trained many transplant surgeons FNH liver transplant team is selected by ESOT as the first living donor liver transplant education center. We will be happy and honored to train not only surgeons but also hepatologists, anestheziologists, radiolgists, intensivists, nurses, coordinators and technicians from all over Europe.


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Liver Transplantation Turkey

More than 1.100 liver transplantations are performed in Florence Nightingale Organ Transplantation Center since 2004.Each year around 100 liver transplantations are performed.Professor Yaman Tokat and Professor Yildiray Yuzer with their more than 15 years of experience in the field of liver transplantation performed more than 800 live donor liver transplantations being number one in Europe.

They performed the first adult to adult living donor liver transplantation program,domino liver transplant,dual left lobe transplant and stem cell transplantation in Turkey.

Florence Nightingale Hospital in 2001, deserved to receive the JCI (Joint Commission International) certificate of qualification. Organ Transplantation Center has been established to continue and to move with the success of international standards. Liver Transplantation Center is registered in the database, of the European Liver Transplant society. successful results, on behalf of our country are shared with other European countries. Florence Nightingale Hospital Liver Transplant Center, maintaining the distinction of being an academic and educational institution, providing certain requirements from the Ministry of Health, of Turkey. fnh Liver transplant center is The official training center for liver transplantation, which is one of the few centers of the country. Furthermore, applications are also accepted for the purpose of training of foreign organ transplants surgeons.
Organ transplant team are consisted of transplant surgeons, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, coordinators and nurses.
This experienced team helping the patients not only in liver transplantation but also in diagnosis and treatment of all liver diseases, liver cancers and hepatobiliary diseases.

 

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FROM BABY TO GRANDPA SWAP LIFE
Unknown to one another, but in need of a transplant to live Naz 8 month old baby and 70-year-old Konstantin Ipseftel’s families, the liver was swaped.

The baby Naz was born in July 2012, is a kind of jaundice and not passed. When she was 2 months old to the conducted medical tests showed that she had  no congenital bile duct which is called biliary atresia. With surgery, bile duct ligated to intestine.

However, this is a time-saving surgery was not enough to save the baby's liver. Cirrhosis developed in a short time. The only chance for the survival of liver transplant. Mother Songül Karayanık’s (26) 0 Rh-positive blood group was compatible but the liver lobe is too big for her. Songül Karayanık gave 10 kilos in two months. Even so, liver wasn’t small enough. Then family went to Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Yaman Tokat MD, and apply to the swap liver transplantation list.

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All About : Liver Transplant and Surgery
All About : Liver Transplant and SurgeryA few facts about liver transplantation

Only cure for advanced stages of cirrhosis
Can be done by donation by a brain dead person or by a close relative with matching blood group
Done in time, it carries 80% success rate
Close follow up is essential after transplant
Life can be completely normal after transplant

Common Liver Diseases
Common Liver Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Liver cancer
  • Biliary disease
  • Other/metabolic diseases
  • Acute liver failure
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