Turkey has a successful rate of organ transplant


LAHORE: Turkey’s transplant surgeons during their visit to Lahore on Sunday said that Turkey had a 90 per cent success rate of organ transplant which was more than China, India and other countries and that was why patients from all over the world preferred Turkey for medical treatment.

Cardiovascular surgeon Professor Dr Ersin Erek said that patients with limited knowledge of sources of treatment in Pakistan could utilise the treatment facilities available in Turkey and other countries. He explained that the treatments for heart related diseases were much more expensive in other countries as compared to Turkey where all the top medical facilities were equally available for everyone in the society.

Liver translaplant surgeon Professor Dr Remzi EMİROĞLU said that Turkey’s hosiptals were well-equipped with all state of the art treatment facilities and Pakistani patients could get treatment from Turkey with great satisfaction. He said that patients with liver disease need to maintain a healthy lifestyle along with proper timely treatment.

The team of Turkish doctors also held an OPD session where a large number of patients were provided consultation regarding treatment in Turkey.