Professor Anil Dhawan
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Professor explains miracle liver operation

Doctors in London have cured a baby boy of a life-threatening disease which was destroying his liver.

Eight-month-old Iyaad Syed now looks the picture of health - but six months ago he was close to death. A virus had damaged his liver causing it to fail.

Instead of going on a waiting list for a transplant, doctors injected donor liver cells into his abdomen.

Professor Anil Dhawan was part of the medical team at King College Hospital that carried out Iyaad Syed's treatment.

  • 15 Nov 2011
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