Nov. 27, 2016
Human Organ Transplant Center (HOTC), Bhaktapur has successfully conducted CABG (Coronary artery bypass grafting) surgery for the first time on November 17, 2016. Recently, Center has declared to provide heart disease treatment to facilitate the patients of Bhaktapur and other districts around. Surgery was possible through tireless effort of strong expertise team having practice from UK consisting Dr. Sampurna Man Tuladhar (Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeon), Dr. Mohan Dev Bhandari (Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeon), Dr. Prem raj Baidhya (Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeon), Dr. Kartikesh Thakur (Cardiologist) and Dr. Sandeep Bhandari (Anesthesiologist).
HOTC is fully prepared to operate catheterization laboratory (cath lab) and other Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Heart transplant in Nepal still have a long way to go because there are many things associated with the whole process--but this doesn’t mean that we wait until then.