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Can You Get Alcoholic Liver Disease?

12 April, 2017
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Liver is the largest organ of the human body and encompasses a wide array of tasks which include detoxification, energy production, storage, etc. The food which you eat, after digestion passes through liver via portal system (a group of vessels which transports blood containing digested food from intestine to liver). Consider this- Liver acts a …

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What is Life Like After Liver Transplant?

22 October, 2016
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Liver transplant is a major surgery and post-surgery care is equally important for ensuring that liver transplant lasts for long. All the patient needs to do is follow strict compliance to the overall routine prescribed by the physician. Go Slow The patient will be able to lead a perfectly normal life post-transplant as well , …

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Liver Transplant: Risks, Precaution, Prevention

5 December, 2014
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What are the known complications of the surgery? Complications of a liver transplant surgery may include: Bleeding Blood clots Failure of donated liver Bile duct complications, like leakage or shrinking of bile duct Infection Memory problems Rejection of donated liver Patients are given medication for the rest of their lives to counter any chances of …

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Successful Liver Transplant on a Bangladesh Baby

5 December, 2014
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Dr. Subash and his team (at ANG CLBS) gave a new lease of life to a tiny 10-months-old baby boy named Mohd. Sayan Hossain from Bangladesh through a Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) after he was diagnosed with Extra Hepatic Biliary Artesia. His father Mohd. Sakhawat Hossain became the donor. The child is now back …

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7-month-old Baby Has Liver Transplant Surgery

4 December, 2014
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From Patient’s Desk- Suyash Mishra Suyash Mishra who is the one and only son of Mrs & Mr. Harsh Narayan Mishra has undergone a “Living Donor Liver Transplant ” at CLBS in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital by Dr. Subash Gupta and his team on November,18,2013. He was diagnosed with “Biliary Atresia”. After visiting in different hospitals across Delhi, they …

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Liver Transplant in India

19 March, 2014
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What is liver transplant? A liver transplant is a surgical procedure that removes a diseased liver and replaces it with a healthy liver from a donor. Most livers are obtained from deceased donors, though it is possible to obtain a healthy liver part from a living donor too. Liver transplant is usually a last attempt …

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Hepatitis C – Symptoms and Treatment

11 March, 2017
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Hepatitis represents the inflammation of the liver and occurs due to viral infections. The most common strains of hepatitis are type A, type B, and type C. Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), is the most widespread blood carried disease with more than 50% patients who remain unaware of their infection. Most of the gastroenterologists and liver specialists …

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Gastrointestinal Cancer FAQ

4 August, 2015
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Q1. What are gastrointestinal cancers? A1. These are cancers that affect the gastrointestinal tract. These include cancers of esophagus, small and/or large intestine, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, rectum and anus. Q2.  How are these cancers detected? Endoscopy is done to establish diagnosis. Biopsy of the affected/damaged tissue is carried out. Barium swallow test is done …

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Organ Donation: Myths vs Facts

9 May, 2017
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A lot of myths associate themselves with organ donation. While some of them may come close to the truth, the others are just rumours that need to be clarified in order to go ahead with the concept of organ donation. MYTH: You have an age bracket to donate organs. FACT: You can donate organs if …

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Organ Donation – Things You Should Know

22 September, 2016
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It is essential to understand the essence of organ donation. It involves donation or harvesting of transplantable organs from living or dead or brain-dead person, known as the donor, to the one who needs those vital organs for survival, known as the recipient. Organ donation is the donation of organs of the human body or …

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Loren Evans, CrediHero

2 February, 2015
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On August 28, 1997 I was diagnosed with embryonic rhabdomyosarcoma, which is a very rare cancer to have when you are an adult. I was supposed to have had it as a young child. I went through 12 months of chemotherapy and after that I went through a bone marrow transplant for one month. Three …

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Kidney Transplant FAQ’s

12 November, 2014
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Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indications for Kidney Transplant? Kidney transplant is required mainly in the case of kidney failure. Symptoms of kidney failure are: High blood pressure Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Abnormal …

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