Lanka Hospitals completes 600 kidney transplants
The Lanka Hospitals Kidney Care Centre has completed over 600 kidney
transplants since its inception in 2002. Due to the quality of service
offered by the centre, demand has been increasing and last year saw the
centre perform 99 transplants.
CEO, Lanka Hospitals, Dr. Lakith Peiris said, "Our timely investment
in state-of-the-art technology enables us to offer patients the best
possible service along with the assurance of patient safety."
"The team at the Kidney Care Centre places much focus and commitment
to quality and this has been the key to our success. I thank the entire
team for the dedication and hard work over the
years, which has been critical to the success of the nephrology and
transplant centre," he said.
"I thank the Consultant doctors who have placed confidence in our
Kidney Care Centre in the knowledge that their patients will receive the
best possible care at Lanka Hospitals. We have carried out transplant on
a patient as old as 74 and a patient as young as three. This further
reinforces the professionalism and the competency of the centre," Dr.
The Kidney Transplant Unit at the Centre has a multi-disciplinary
team comprising a transplant surgeon, anesthetist, urologist and
The centre performs kidney transplants regularly for pediatric and
elderly patients, and adhering to laparoscopic techniques for donor
surgery and handling complicated second and third time re-transplants.
Patients can be assured of lavish treatment complemented with the
best medical and nursing care from trained consultants, nurses and
administrative staff, a hospital spokesman said.