Liver Transplant Surgery

Preoperative Preparations & Postoperative Precautions For Liver Transplant!

By Rajiv Lochan, Liver Transplant Surgery Liver transplant surgery is not a very complex procedure, but the preparation for it is elaborate and time consuming. Aftercare is also crucial because surgery is not all that is required to ensure a healthy life for the patient. The donor too needs to follow a…

Types Of Liver Transplant Surgery!

By Rajiv Lochan, Liver Transplant Surgery Liver is one of the most vital organs in the human body and there is no known way yet to compensate for its absence. Therefore, Liver Transplant Surgery becomes absolutely essential in case of failure of the organ or to cure its insufficiency. This procedure replaces…

Liver Transplant Surgery – When Do You Need It?

By Rajiv Lochan, Liver Transplant Surgery Did you know that liver stands second among the most transplanted organs in the human body? Liver diseases are becoming more prevalent today. A liver transplant becomes necessary when a person’s liver is diseased or injured. Through surgical procedures, a part or the complete healthy liver…

Treating Hepatitis C With Liver Transplantation – Know How It May Help!

  By Dr. Nitin Jain, Surgical Gastroenterology Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that is spread through contact with an infected person’s blood and bodily fluids. No vaccine currently exists for Hepatitis C and hence it is crucial to avoid exposure to the virus; if it does not go…

Check The Symptoms For Liver Transplant!

  By Dr. Goutham Kumar, General Surgery The liver is one of the most important organs of our body. Therefore, its impairment might prove fatal, if complications arising out of a liver disorder are not timely treated. Liver failure can be the result of various disorders like hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver,…

Know The Signs Of Liver Transplant!

  By Dr. Nitin Jain, Surgical Gastroenterology The liver is one of the most important organs of our body. Therefore, its impairment might prove fatal, if complications arising out of a liver disorder are not timely treated. Liver failure can be the result of various disorders like hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver,…

Risks Involved In Liver Transplantation Surgery!

By Dr. Sandeep Jha, Surgical Gastroenterology The liver performs the vital task of filtering the blood before it is passed to all parts of the body. A problem in this organ is, therefore, quite severe and can even be fatal. In cases where the liver is damaged beyond repair, transplanting it is…

Know When You Require Liver Transplant!

By Dr. Ajay Sharma, General Surgery Liver is one of the most important organs of our body. Therefore, its impairment might prove fatal, if complications arising out of a liver disorder are not timely treated. Liver failure can be the result of various disorders like hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, indiscriminate consumption of…

Liver Transplant For Hepatitis C Infection!

By Dr. Girish N. Thorat, Gastroenterology Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that is spread through contact with an infected person’s blood and bodily fluids. No vaccine currently exists for Hepatitis C and hence it is crucial to avoid exposure to the virus; if it does not go away…

Popular Myths About Liver Transplant Surgery!

By Dr. Sandeep Jha, Surgical Gastroenterology Liver transplant surgery is a serious and, often misunderstood, medical procedure. The surgery is vital for some people, which is why it essential to bust some of the myths that have cropped up about the procedure. Here is a look at four myths about liver transplant…