The KCGMH Liver Transplant Center has performed over 1900 liver transplants as of August 2019. Of these cases, 88% were living donor liver transplantation. Its survival statistics in LDLT have been at forefront when compared with the overall survival rates in the USA, Europe and Japan.
Professor Chao-Long Chen has published more than 500 SCI-cited scientific articles and has lectured in over 300 international and overseas congresses, honorary and visiting professorships.
The program has trained more than 360 international fellows and observers to-date. The survival rate of liver transplantation is among the highest in the world. The 5-year survival rates are 98% for biliary atresia (Am J Transplant 2006); 91% for hepatitis B (Liver Transplant 2007), and 90% for liver cancer (Transplantation 2008). The center was bestowed with the 2005 Gold Award of National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality for its excellence in quality of services, 2010 Silver Award of National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality for Liver Transplant Imaging, 2014 Gold Award of National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality for Liver Transplant Nursing. 2016 Silver award of National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality for Liver Transplant Clinicopathology.
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