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#CrediTalk: Getting Into The Details of Liver Transplant

4 February, 2020
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Liver transplantation is a process of replacing a healthy liver in place of a diseased one. However, it is not as simple as Doctor Google makes it sound. To have our doubts cleared, we interacted with Dr. Amit Nath Rastogi (Senior Consultant, Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine) at Medanta Hospital Gurgaon. Read our …

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#CrediTalk: Understanding Liver Transplant By Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin 

1 February, 2020
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<p>A few decades ago, the idea of organ transplants was merely an idea. Medical science has advanced to the point where organs, like the heart, kidney, and liver can be removed and replaced for the healthy survival of a person. A liver transplant ...

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#CrediTalk: Know All About The Liver From Dr. Sanjiv Saigal

9 January, 2020
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We got in touch with Dr Sanjiv Saigal (Director, Transplant Hepatology, Medanta The Medicity) to help us inform you about the organ – Liver. Here’s everything you need to know about Liver, its functioning, diseases, treatment and prevention. The Liver and its Functions The liver is the largest organ of our body. It is one …

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All About Liver Transplant Procedure

19 March, 2019
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Despite all the achievements of modern medicine, liver diseases are sometimes not treatable. Sometimes, with serious pathologies, the liver simply ceases to function, and it is impossible to reverse this process. In such situations, the only way out is a liver transplant. Let’s talk about Liver Transplant. What is Liver Transplant? A liver transplant is …

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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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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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Hepatitis C – Symptoms and Treatment

11 March, 2018
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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 …

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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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#CrediTalk: A Discussion About Haemato Oncology With Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid

10 January, 2020
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<p>Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid is the Chairman of Medical and Haemato Oncology at Madanta Hospital. He is a Medical Oncologist by profession. He has been treating a variety of cancers at Medanta from the past 10 years. He takes care of a wide spectrum of...

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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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