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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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#LadiesAndBabies: All You Need To Know About Water Birth Delivery

13 December, 2019
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If you are an expecting mom getting closer to her due date, we have more exciting news for you. As one of the options for your childbirth, you can choose to be a mermaid. Water birth delivery is the choice for you. As another section of our blog series, LadiesAndBabies, let us tell you everything of …

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Life After Liver Transplant

24 November, 2019
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Liver transplant is a critical surgery that brings a lot of changes in life after liver transplant. Recovery itself is a slow and gradual process that can take from 3-6 months before one is up and going. In this article, we will look at what are the impending changes in life after liver transplant and …

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Living with Heart on the Right, Liver on Left: Case of Situs Inversus

9 October, 2019
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Imagine waking up one day with a stomach ache and later discovering that all your inner organs are on the wrong side. This surprise of a lifetime was recently presented to a resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar region. Jamaluddin encountered the shock of living in a mirror body when he consulted a doctor for persistent …

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Normal Delivery? 12 Changes In Your Body

16 August, 2019
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After the birth of her newborn, the mother’s life is completely governed by her little one but nevertheless, the postpartum care is important to recover from the trauma your body has suffered during delivery. There are so many changes brought by pregnancy which continue even after the baby is born. Just like pregnancy, the postpartum …

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C – Section Delivery – Things you should know

27 May, 2019
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C section delivery is also known as Cesarean or abdominal delivery. C section is a complex procedure that includes incision in the uterus for childbirth. This process carries a lot of risks. It could be performed either by the choice of the patient or due to some emergency. What is C – Section/ Cesarean Delivery? …

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Signs & Symptoms Of Common Liver Problems

6 August, 2018
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At almost the size of an average football, the liver sits just below the rib cage. The prime function of the liver is to help digest the food while also protecting the body against toxic waste. Liver provides the body with bile – an alkaline compound which is responsible for breaking down fat. The bile …

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10 CrediMoms Share Their #DeliveryStories

5 May, 2018
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Hearing women’s stories of labor and birth can help us know what to expect and reassure us that our experiences are not unique. It goes without a shadow of a doubt that, sometimes swift, sometimes scary, delivery is an unforgettable experience! Here, parents look back on the birth of their babies and share their memories of delivery day. Below …

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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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Alcoholic Liver Disease – 5 Things to Know

11 April, 2017
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1. What is Alcoholic Liver Disease? Prolonged drinking can lead to an inflammation of the liver, leading to alcoholic liver disease. Those who have been drinking heavily and consuming a large amount of alcohol are prone to this disease. 2. What are the symptoms? According to a top gastroenterologist, typical symptoms of alcoholic liver disease include …

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Understanding Liver Cysts

15 December, 2016
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Liver cysts, which are also referred to as hepatic cysts are solitary fluid-filled nonparasitic sacs.  They are usually asymptomatic and benign in nature and are also called as simple cysts. It is essential to however, diagnosing these cyst early on, to render proper treatment to parasitic and cancerous tumors. They are often discovered during a …

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Common Liver Diseases

25 October, 2016
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We all have witnessed a change in our lifestyle: sedentary lifestyle, lack of sleep, increased stress, consumption of high-fat diet, & of course the magnanimous rise in alcohol consumption and smoking. All this has led to an increase in a lot of lifestyle disorders including liver diseases. Hepatitis and Fatty Liver are the most commonly …

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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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Who Needs a Liver Transplant?

17 October, 2016
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Liver transplant is specialized surgery that is performed to remove the diseased liver, incapable of forming its physiological functions, with a healthy liver. It is a lifesaving procedure for those who have been suffering because of a malfunctioning liver, for long. There are a number of patients who need the transplant than the number of …

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Post Delivery Hygiene For Mother and Baby

31 July, 2016
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Hygiene is as important for a mother and the new born. Proper post delivery hygiene for mother and baby, both, ensures that the duo does not contract any infection and stays perfectly healthy. The following parameters are to be kept in mind to ensure healthy and hygienic conditions after the delivery – Keep Baby Warm It …

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5 Superfoods for Healthy Liver

15 July, 2016
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We all have read about major body organs in school. What most of us remember about liver is that it aids in digestion and is adversely affected by too much of alcohol consumption. Well, it is time for you to update that information!! Apart from filtering your blood of toxins (yes, your heart doesn’t do …

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Breast Cancer Survivor delivers twins

14 March, 2016
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Pregnancy is as delicate as it is exciting. Every woman who finds out she’s pregnant, wants her pregnancy to go as smoothly as possible. Unfortunately for this mom, that was not the case. Rosy Lalnunsangi from Mizoram, was 5-month pregnant when she noticed something weird on her breast – a lump. She went to a …

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Liver Transplant Patient Experience – Rajni Prasad

4 March, 2016
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A liver transplant patient – Mrs. Rajni Prasad, shares her detailed experience of the procedure at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi and how Credihealth managed her entire hospitalization process. A liver transplant is a complex procedure and typically takes between 6 to 12 hours during which surgeons remove the failing liver and replace it with a donor …

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