Liver Transplant India, Liver Transplant Cost in India, Liver Transplant Surgery Specialist in India – Dr. A. S. Soin

Publications & Presentations

Dr. A.S. Soin Publications & Presentations in Scientific Forums

  1. Soin AS, Nundy S. Alimantary duplications and diverticulae. South Indian Surgical Clinics 1988; 2: 132-8.
  2. Gupta S, Soin AS, Gupta S, Sikora S, Sharma LK. Delayed sepsis after Ivalon Sponge Rectopexy. An unsual case. Aust NZ J Surg 1991; 61: 469-71.
  3. Sharma LK, Gupta S, Soin AS, Sikora, Kapoor VK. Generalized peritonitis in India – the tropical spectrum. Jap J Surg 1991; 21: 272-7.
  4. Umana JP, Soin AS, Harrison JD et al. Liver Transplantation (LT) in patient sover 60: rational use of a scarce resource? Gut 1993; 34(suppl): S21.
  5. Soin AS, Gunson BK, Mirza DF et al. Treatment of persistent acute rejection in hepatic allografts in an era of FK 506 (Abstract) In: The abstract book of the Combined Dutch and British Transplantation Society meeting, 11-12 October, 1993.
  6. Soin AS, Gupta S, Kochupillai N, Sharma LK. Primary Hyperparathyroidism – an Indian study. Indian Journal of Cancer 1994; 31: 72-7.
  7. Soin AS, Rasmussen A, Friend P et al. Cyclosporin levels in the early posttransplant period – predictive of chronic rejection in liver transplantation? Transplantation 1995; 59: 1119-23.
  8. Soin AS, Jamieson NV. Native hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after liver transplantation: an unusual presentation with biliary leak. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 1995; 10: 376-
  9. Soin AS, Jamieson NV. Living related liver transplantation. National Medical Journal of India 1995; 8: 126-7.
  10. Tokat Y, Soin AS, Saxena R et al. Posttransplant pronlems requiring regrafting: an analysis of 72 patients with 96 liver retransplants. Transplantation Proceedings 1995; 27: 1264-5
  11. Saxena R, Soin AS, Tokat Y, Rasmussen A, Jamieson NV, Calne R. Relationship between patterns of hepatobiliary vascular supply and biliary complications in liver transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 1995; 27: 1199-1200.
  12. Soin AS, Rasmussen A, Jamieson NV et al. Cyclosporin levels in th early posttransplant period- predictive chronic rejection in liver transplantation? Transplantation Proceedings 1995; 27:1129.
  13. Soin AS, Friend PJ, Rasmussen A et al. Donor arterial variations in liver transplantation: Management and outcome 527 consecutive grafts. The British Journal of Surgery 1996; 83: 637-41.
  14. Soin AS, Friend PJ. A simple modification to improve technical success rate of small bowel transplantation in rats. Transplantation Proceedings 1996; 28(6): 2722.
  15. Soin AS, Immunosuppression small and large bowel transplantation. Challenges in Immunosuppression No. 2, Jan 1996.
  16. Soin AS, Friend PJ, Noble-Jamieson G et al. Successful transplantation of size-mismatched liver grafts in children by delayed primary closure of the abdominal wall. The British Journal of Surgery 1996; 83: 1532-6.
  17. Soin AS, Jamieson NV. The lessons learnt from the randomized clinical trials of tacrolimus. National Medical Journal of India, 1996; 9: 224-6.
  18. Saxena R, Soin AS, Tokat Y, Rasmussen A. The ischaemic basis of biliary complications in Liver Transplantation – an anatomico-clinical study. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 1996; 15: V1.
  19. Soin AS, UK doctors opposed to contractual obligation to report underperforming colleagues. National Medical Journal of India, March-April 1996.
  20. Soin AS. Specialist Registrar Training Scheme in the UK. National Medical Journal of India. May-June 1996.
  21. Soin AS. The right to die. National Medical Journal of India. September-October 1996.
  22. Soin AS. The current status of xenotransplantation in the U.K. National Medical Journal of India. March-April 1997.
  23. Evans PC, Soin AS, Ramsay LA, Toogood G, Wight DGD, Alexander GJM. IgA antibodies to 39 kD and 94 kD bile duct antigens anticipate chronic rejection. Hepatology (suppl) 1997.
  24. Soin AS, Chavez R, Chavez G, Jamieson NV, White DJG, Friend PJ. Role of complement in rat small bowel rejection. Transplantation Proceedings 1997; 29: 1811-2.
  25. Calne RY, Friend PJ, Middleton S, Jamieson NV, Watson CJE, Soin AS, Chavez-Cartaya R. Intestinal transplant between two identical triplets. The Lancet 1997; 350: 1077-8.
  26. Soin AS, Friend PJ. Recent developments in transplantation of the small intestine. Br Med Bull. 1997;53(4):789-97.
  27. Fujimoto Y, Soin AS, Tanaka K. Cadaveric Organ Transplantation in Japan – the past, the present and the future. National Medical Journal of India March-April 1998; 11(2): 89-91.
  28. Butler A, Soin AS, Friend P et al. Intestinal isograft: functional recovery in absence of rejection, infection and immunosuppression. Transplantation Proceedings 1998; 30.
  29. Soin AS, Nundy S, Acharya SK, Mathur M, Sahni P. Congestive gastropathy in non-cirrhotic portal hypertension: changes after decompressive shunt surgery. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 1998; 26: 64-8.
  30. Soin AS, Metcalfe SM, Friend PJ. Depletion of peripheral blood lymphocytes using monoclonal antibodies for transplant tolerance: tip of the iceberg? Transplantation Proceedings 1998; 30: 2572.
  31. Soin AS, Watson CJE, Friend PJ et al. Intestinal chronic rejection presenting with encephalopathy. Transplantation Proceedings 1998; 30.
  32. Evans PC, Soin AS, Wreghitt TG, Alexander GJM. Qualitative and semi-quantitative polymerase chain reaction testing for Cytomegalovirus DNA in serum allows prediction of CMV related disease in liver transplant recipients. Journal of Clinical Pathology 1998; 51(12): 914-21.
  33. Sibal A, Soin AS, Rajasekar MR.  Liver transplantation in the developing world. Indian J Pediatr 1999;66(1 Suppl):S120-3.
  34. Soin AS, Rajasekar MR. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy – a major advance in kidney transplantation. Transplant Trends 1999; 4: 1-2.
  35. Soin AS, Rajasekar MR, Rajakumari DV et al.  Experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in India: is the open approach justified any longer? Transplant Proc 2000 Nov; 32(7):1585.
  36. Rajasekar MR, Soin AS, Rajakumari DV, Rehmani A, Jasuja S. Challenges in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and technical innovations to make it cost effective. Transplant Proc 2000 Nov;32(7):1581.
  37. Evans PC, Soin AS, Wreghitt TG, Taylor, CJ, Wight D, Alexander GJ. An association between cytomegalovirus infection and chronic rejection after liver transplantation. Transplantation 2000 Jan 15;69(1):30-5.
  38. Soin AS, Rajasekar MR, Sibal A, Rajakumari V. Living related liver transplantation in children: first report of three successful cases in India. Indian Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2000 (in press).
  39. Soin AS, Rajasekar MR, Rajakumari DV, Mishra A. Jasuja S. The success of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: Is the open approach justified? Transplant Proc 2001; 33:1997-8
  40. Poonacha P,  Sibal A,  Soin AS,  Rajasekar MR, Rajakumari DV. India’s first successful pediatric liver transplant.  Indian Pediatr 2001; 38: 287-91
  41. Soin AS, Rajasekar MR, Rajakumari DV,  Sibal A. Single-centre experience of liver transplantation from India’s first liver transplant programme. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2001 (INASL suppl).
  42. Rajasekar MR, Soin AS, Rajakumari DV. Successful adult-to-adult living donor right lobe transplantation in India. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2001 (INASL suppl).
  43. Sibal A, Soin AS, Rajasekar MR, Rajakumari DV, Poonacha P. Pediatric liver transplantation: experience from a single centre and the lessons learnt.. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2001 (INASL suppl).
  44. Singhal D, Vasdev N, Gupta S, Soin AS, Nayak NC, Nundy S. Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma- Not a rare tumor in India and a possible new marker. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2002;17(Suppl.):A1051:67.
  45. Gupta S, Soin AS, Singhal D, Somashekar U, Verma V, Kumar M, Nundy S. Mesocaval shunt using external iliac vein interposition graft as an alternative to TIPSS. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2002;17(Suppl.):A1054:72.
  46. Soin AS, Gupta S, Jain P, Sewkani A, Singhal D, Verma V, Somashekar U, Kumar M, Nundy S. Middle hepatic vein outflow reconstruction in right lobe liver transplantation- Experience of two cases. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2002;17(Suppl.):A1034:24.
  47. Gupta S, Soin AS, Jain P, Sewkani A, Singhal D, Somashekar U, Verma V, Kumar M, Nundy S, Singh S, Buxi TBX. Utility of CT angiography in defining segment 5 and 8 venous tributaries in adult – adult living donor liver transplantation: An Indian series. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2002;17(Suppl.):A1034:25.
  48. Soin AS, Gupta S, Jain P, Singh A, Khullar D, Gupta A, Bhalla A, Rana DS. Graft function and recepient complications after lapoaroscopic donor nephrectomy. Transplantation 2002;74(4)S:674
  49. Soin AS. Invited editorial on Liver Transplantation entitled “Liver Sutra” in Hindustan Times, 20 August 2003.
  50. Soin AS. Ethical dilemmas in living donor liver transplantation (Editorial). Issues Med Ethics 2003; 11:104-5.
  51. Soin AS. Summary of proceedings of the First National Consensus Symposium on Liver Transplantation and Cadaveric Organ Donation. Indian Transplant, October 2003.
  52. Soin AS, Gupta S, Saigal S, Nundy S. Adult to adult living donor left lobe liver transplantation: does size really matter?  Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 846.
  53. Vij V, Soin AS, Gupta S et al. POSSUM as a predictor of mortality in liver resections. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 844.
  54. Goyal N, Singhal D, Soin AS et al. Factors related to early mortality  following transabdominal devascularisation procedure for acute variceal hemorrhage. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 735.
  55. Gupta S, Soin AS, Nundy S. A slinging technique for left donor hepatectomy. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 740.
  56. Kakodkar R, Soin AS, Gupta S, Nundy S. Choledochal cysts in adults: are they really different? Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 756.
  57. Saigal S, Soin AS, Gupta S, Chawla D, Nundy S. Portal hyper perfusion in small for size left lobe liver graft successfully treated using somatostatin infusion. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 845.
  58. Verma V, Gupta S, Soin AS, Nundy S. Aggressive management of 120 patients with gall bladder cancer – is it worthwhile? Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2004; 19 [S]: A 757.
  59. D Singhal, N Vasdev,  A Soin, S Gupta,  S Nundy. Distinguishing between periampullary carcinoids and carcinomas – is this possible preoperatively? Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2006 Jul-Aug;25(4):206-7.
  60. D Singhal, R Kakodkar, A Soin, S Gupta, S Nundy. Sinistral Portal Hypertension, accepted as online multimedia presentation in J Pancreas (online) 2006; 7: 670-673.
  61. N Goyal, D Singhal, S Gupta, AS Soin, S Nundy. Transabdominal gastro-esophageal devascularization without transection for bleeding varices: Results and indicators of prognosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007; 22: 47-50.
  62. Soin AS, Gupta S, Saigal S, Vohra V, Nundy S. Evolution of a successful living donor liver transplant programme in India: an analysis of 36 consecutive cases. Liver Transplantation 2006; 12(5): ILTS C1-142.
  63. Soin AS, Gupta S, Saigal S, Nundy S. Evolution of a successful living donor liver transplant programme in India: an analysis of 36 consecutive cases. Liver Transplantation 2006; 12(5): ILTS C1-142.
  64. Soin AS, Anand R. Liver Transplant: Indian Perspective, Hepatology Annual Update  2007.
  65. N Goyal, Soin AS, D Singhal, S Gupta,  S Nundy. Transabdominal gastro-esophageal devascularization without transection for bleeding varices: Results and indicators of prognosis. J Gastroenterology Hepatology 2007; 22: 47-50.
  66. Soin AS , Partial middle hepatic vein inclusion in right lobe grafts: A new donor friendly approach to better venous drainage of the anterior sector ; Liver Transplantation 2007; 17: ILTS P17 -1.
  67. Soin AS,  Impact of MHV inclusion in right lobe living donor liver transplantation; Liver Transplantation 2007; 18: ILTS P18 -1
  68. Soin AS., Emergency living donor liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure; Liver Transplantation 2007; 134: ILTS; P134 -1
  69. Soin AS, Adult to adult living donor liver transplantation: Is a graft/body/weight ratio less than 0.8 Safe?; Liver Transplantation 2007; 155: ILTS
  70. Soin AS, Management of recipients with portal vein thrombosis is live donor liver transplantation: Experience from one center; Liver Transplantation 2007; 157: ILTS
  71. Soin AS, Living donor liver transplantation for patients with cirrhosis and renal dysfunction; Liver Transplantation 2007; 159: ILTS
  72. S Marwah,  M M R Khan,  A Soin et al. Two hundred and forty one consecutive liver resections: an experience from India. HPB (Oxford). 2007;9(1):29-36
  73. A Soin, KR Vasudevan A successful deceased-donor liver transplant program is not a prerequisite for a living-donor program. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2006; 25(6):305-7.
  74. Soin AS, Amanjit Singh; Recanalized umbilical vein as a conduit for anterior sector venous outflow reconstruction in right lobe grafts. Surgery. 2007 Jun;141(6):830. Epub 2007 Apr 17.
  75. Kakodkar R, Soin AS Nundy S; Liver transplantation in India: its evolution, problems and the way forward., Natl Med J India. 2007 Mar-Apr;20(2):53-6.
  76. Goyal N, Singhal D, Soin AS. What are the essential components of a transabdominal devascularization procedure for bleeding esophageal varices? World J Surg. 2007 Apr;31(4):861-2.
  77. A.S. Soin, R. Kakodkar, , S. Saigal, N. Saraf, N. Mohan, S. Nundy. Escalation schedule of triple drug immunosuppression in living donor liver transplantation: less is better. Transplant International 2007, 20 [suppl 2]: 32.
  78. R. Kakodkar, S. Saigal, N. Saraf, N. Mohan, S. Nundy, A.S. Soin. Technical innovations can reduce biliary complications in living donor liver transplantation. Transplant International 2007, 20 [suppl 2]: 297.
  79. Soin AS, Kakodkar R. Living Donor Liver Transplantation in India: feasible and beneficial. Tropical Gastroenterology 2007.
  80. Soin AS, Anand R.Liver Transplantation : Indian Perspective. Hepatology Update 2007
  81. R Kakodkar, S Nundy, AS Soin. Use of banked cryopreserved veins from explanted recipient livers in living donor liver transplantation. Surgery 2008;144:93-5.
  82. Dinesh Singhal, Neerav Goyal, Subash Gupta, Arvinder S Soin, Samiran Nundy . Isolated Loop Pancreatic Remnant Drainage Following Pancreaticoduodenal Resection. Hepatogastroenterology 2008, 55:677-680
  83. Sood D,  Kumaran V, Kakodkar R, Punamia SJ, Saigal S, Nundy S, Soin AS. Portal vein stenosis following living donor liver transplant: Manifestations and management. Transpl Int. 2009 Apr;22(4):496-9. Epub 2008 Dec 3.
  84. Sood D,  Kumaran V, Kakodkar R, Nundy S, Soin AS. Malignant masquerade at the hepatic hilun. Indian J Surg 2008;70:334-5.
  85. Gupta M, Sonar P, Kakodkar R, Kumaran V, Soin A, Nundy S. Small bowel enterocutaneous fistulae: The merits of early surgery. Indian J Surg 2008;70:303-7.
  86. Sood D, Nundy S, Soin AS. Improving outcome of liver resection in patients with colorectal metastases. Natl Med J India 2008 Jul-Aug;21(4):185-6.
  87. Sood D,  Kumaran V, Buxi TBS, Nundy S, Soin AS Liver hemangioma mimicking cholangiocarcinoma – a diagnostic dilemma. Trop Gastroenterol 2009; 30: 44-6.
  88. Varma V, Gupta S, Soin A, Nundy S. Does the presence of a lump or jaundice in a patient with gall bladder cancer mean the lesion is not respectable.  Dig Surg  2009; 26:306-311.

Book chapters

  1. Several chapters in “Textbook of Tropical Gastroenterology, vol 1”. Hepatobiliary Diseases. Tandon BN, Nundy S (eds). New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1987.
  2. Chapters in and index of “Better Medical Writing in India”. Smith J, Pande GK, Nundy S. New Delhi: The National Medical Journal of India, 1988.
  3. Several chapters in Dunn and Rawlinson’s Surgical Diagnosis and Management (Tropical Edition). Nundy S (ed). New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  4. Soin AS, Sharma LK. Primary Hyperthyroidism. In: Gupta RL (ed). Recent Advances in Surgery, Vol 3. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Pvt Ltd., 1992: 174-80.
  5. Tokat Y, Rasmussen A, Watson CJE, Saxena R, Soin AS, Friend PJ, Jamieson NV, Calne RY. Retransplantation for early graft failure in liver transplantation. In: Haberal M (ed). Transplantation. Ankara: Haberal Egitim Vakfi 1994: 105-12.
  6. Toogood G, Soin AS, Friend PJ et al. A single centre’s experience of a thousand liver transplants. In: Clinical Transplants 1996, Terasaki P (ed).
  7. Soin AS, Friend PJ. The Role of Liver Transplantation in Budd-Chiari Syndrome. In: Case Studies in Liver Transplantation. Neuberger J, Mayer D (eds). London: Mosby, 1998.
  8. Sibal A, Soin AS, Rajasekar MR. Liver Transplantation children. In: Gupta DK (ed). Advances in Pediatric Surgery, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  9. Soin AS. Current status of living donor liver transplantation. GI Surgery Annual 2002;9:79-100.
  10. V Kumaran, AS Soin. Multi-organ Retrieval From a Brain Dead Deceased Donor: Liver Harvest. In: “Organ harvest from a brain dead deceased donor”. S Shroff (ed), Chennai, 2009 (in press).
  11. AS Soin . Liver Transplantation. In: Recent advances in Surgery. RL Gupta (ed). Meerut, 2009 (in press).
  12. Saigal, A Basnotra, AS Soin. Management of Hepatitis B in the Peri-transplant period. In: Hepatology Annual 2009, New Delhi, 2009 (in press).


Presentations in scientific forums (paper presentations/invited talks/Faculty participation in meetings) until August 2009: 476
National: 324
International: 152