LH records 200th successful kidney transplant
With 200 kidney transplants completed with immense success, Lanka
Hospitals (LH) still holds the top spot for patient care and standards
in Sri Lanka. Patient Hirantha De Silva, a 58 year old from Moratuwa
came to Lanka Hospitals after a long course of treatment at other
leading hospitals in Colombo.
Speaking on his experience with Lanka Hospitals, De Silva emphasized
the complete commitment each of his doctors exhibited to delivering the
utmost care to each patient. "I first discovered that my kidney
functionality was down to just 20 percent directly after I underwent a
bypass in 2005 at a leading hospital in Colombo. As my condition
worsened I found that I could not control the illness through medication
and was soon moved onto dialysis.
However, my condition did not improve through dialysis treatment. It
was at this point that I moved to the Lanka Hospitals, the dialysis
treatment I received was now showing results and my condition improved
Speaking on the success of the dialysis treatment De Silva underwent
at Lanka Hospitals Dr Niroshani Ganegoda, doctor-in-charge of the
Dialysis Centre said, De Silva's case is one of many where results at
our dialysis centre have far outweighed care elsewhere. With the latest
technology and commitment to delivering the best service possible to our
patients, our results speak for themselves."
With dialysis treatments twice a week, De Silva was soon able to go
back to work and resume a normal life, it was at this point that he made
the life changing decision to go in for a kidney transplant. Having
found a compatible kidney, De Silva, under the care of Dr Sujith Somaiah
underwent the transplant operation in October last year.
The operation was pronounced a complete success, with De Silva being
able to walk just 4 days after the operation was carried out.
With the transplant completely successful, the medication required
for him on a daily basis has also gradually reduced, allowing him to
resume a completely normal life.
Speaking on the transplant Dr Sujith Somaiah said "This patient is
living proof that complete recovery is possible even in the direst