HUBBALLI,May 14:A team of doctors from Suchirayu Hospital successfully conducted Trans-jugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Shunt (TIPSS) on a patient suffering from liver cirrhosis.
Addressing the press conference, Dr Venkatesh HA of Suchirayu Hospital shared the details of the critical surgery.
The 60 Year Old patient from Hubballi was suffering from acute cirrhosis, and was unable to do day to day work.
Since the patient’s body was not responding to medication, the only solution was liver transplantation. Unfortunately, the patient’s health condition was not supportive.
Then the doctors decided to perform TIPSS, and were successful in it.
The surgery was done through pinhole procedure using local anesthesia, said doctors.
Dr Sandeep Kumar and Dr Jay Kishan were present at the press conference