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Name : Dr. Vivek Vij
Credentials :
M.B.B.S., M.S., D.N.B., M.R.C.S.
Designation : Chief Transplant Surgeon and Programme Director 
Experience : 12 Year(s)
Main Speciality : Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Stomach & Liver)
Special Interest : Gastrointestinal Cancers , Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery , Laparoscopic Surgery , Liver Failure , Liver Resection Surgeries for Benign and Malignant Tumours , Liver Transplantation , Pediatric Gastroenterology
Contact Details : Ph: +91-0120-2400222
Mobile: +91-9999722221
Associated Hospitals : Fortis Hospital - Noida
Dr. Vivek Vij is a very reputed liver surgeon in India. He has set up Centre for Advanced Surgery and research (CASR) at Fortis Hospital, Noida to provide world class care to patient of liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases and promote research in the same field. 


Achievements:
 
Awards
 
• “Roche- Preceptorship training program in liver transplantation” held at University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. Only candidate to be selected from India for year 2006.
 
• Vivek Vij et al. Decision-Analysis for selection of Graft Type in Right Lobe LRLT Selection of donor grafts - Oral presentation and travel award in ILTS.
 
Achievements
 
•  Last 200 major hepatectomies were performed without blood transfusion and bile leak. 
 
• He has performed whole range of advanced GI surgical procedures including Whipple’s pancreaticoduodenectomy to colonic interposition in corrosive injuries.
 
•  He has been the part of many firsts in India including combined liver & kidney transplant, dual transplant, first transplant in HIV patient, transplantation for situs inversus totalis and many others. 
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Word:  M.B.B.S. Definition:  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery- An academic medical bachelor's degree
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Word:  D.N.B. Definition:  Diplomate of National Board- The D.N.B.E degree is awarded by the National Board of Examinations, an independent autonomous body under the Ministry of Health, India. They are available in different streams of medical science such as General medicine, General surgery, Orthopaedics, Radiodiagnosis, Radiotherapy, ENT, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Paediatrics, Community medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, Forensic medicine, Pharmacology, Anatomy, etc.
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Word:  M.S. Definition:  Master of Surgery
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Word:  M.R.C.S. Definition:  MRCS is a professional qualification for surgeons in the UK and Ireland.It means Member of the Royal College of Surgeons. In the United Kingdom, doctors who gain this qualification traditionally no longer use the title 'Dr' but start to use the title 'Mr', 'Mrs', 'Miss' or 'Ms'. Link:  http://www.mydocadvisor.com/DoctorDetail.aspx?Id=673&HospitalId=593&CId=262
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Word:  Liver Failure Definition:   Acute liver failure is the appearance of severe complications rapidly after the first signs of liver disease (such as jaundice), and indicates that the liver has sustained severe damage (loss of function of 80-90% of liver cells). The complications are hepatic encephalopathy and impaired protein synthesis (as measured by the levels of serum albumin and the prothrombin time in the blood).
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Word:  Gastrointestinal Cancers Definition:   Gastrointestinal cancer refers to malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, biliary system, pancreas, bowels, and anus.
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Word:  Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Definition:   Surgery to treat the Hepato-biliary pancreatic diseases that affect the liver and/or biliary tract, pancreas.
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Word:  Laparoscopic Surgery Definition:   Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), bandaid surgery, or keyhole surgery is a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) as compared to the larger incisions needed in laparotomy.
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Word:  Liver Resection Surgeries for Benign and Malignant Tumours Definition:   Hepatectomy consists on the surgical resection of the liver. While the term is often employed for the removal of the liver from a liver transplant recipient.
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Word:  Liver Transplantation Definition:   Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver allograft. The most commonly used technique is orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is removed and replaced by the donor organ in the same anatomic location as the original liver.
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Word:  Pediatric Gastroenterology Definition:   Pediatric Gastroenterology involves understanding the normal development and physiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in infants, children, and adolescents.
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