Liver transplantation

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…

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…

Symptoms Of An Urgent Liver Transplant!

  By Dr. Vivek Saraf, Gastroenterology 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…

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…

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…

Everything You Need To Know About Liver Donation!

By Dr. Sandeep Jha, Surgical Gastroenterology Sometimes a person requires a liver transplant – a surgery that involves the removal of the diseased part of the liver and replacing it with a healthy liver. This healthy liver or a part of a liver comes from a donor. This is called liver donation.…