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The Liver section covers all the common and uncommon liver diseases that may occur in infants, adults and the elderly. Visit our Online Liver Clinic page to connect with doctors and view exclusive offers.

Can You Get Alcoholic Liver Disease?

Alcoholic Liver Disease

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). …

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Alcoholic Liver Disease – 5 Things to Know

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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. Read about Effects of Excess Alcohol on the Body. #2. What are …

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Understanding Liver Cysts

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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 …

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Common Liver Diseases

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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 the lot of lifestyle disorders including liver diseases. Hepatitis and …

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What is Life Like After Liver Transplant?

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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 …

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Gallstones – Things You Should Know

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Gallstones are solid particles created in the gallbladder, a small organ located under the liver responsible for storing bile. Bile is a digestive fluid produced in the lever and its flow is interrupted by these gallstones as it flows to intestines. These are not proper stones but any hard substance …

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Hepatitis – Things You Need to Know

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What is Hepatitis? It is a liver disease that makes the liver swell and prevents it from functioning correctly. Hepatitis A: virus contracted through fecal – oral contact Hepatitis B: virus contracted through contaminated blood, blood products and needles Hepatitis C: virus contracted through contaminated blood, blood products, sexual contact, and contaminated …

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Liver Transplant Patient Experience – Rajni Prasad

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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 …

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Liver Transplant Pakistani Patient Experience – Mr. Zahir Abaas

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In this liver transplant Interview liver transplant patient shares his detailed experience with Credihealth at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. A liver transplant may take between six to twelve hours during which surgeons remove the failing liver and replace it with a donor liver. It is a major procedure and …

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Liver Transplant Patient Experience – Mr. Jai Prakash

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A liver transplant patient shares his detailed experience with Credihealth at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. A liver transplant may take between six to twelve hours during which surgeons remove the failing liver and replace it with a donor liver. It is a major procedure and surgeons place several …

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Dr. K. R. Vasudevan | Successful Liver Transplant Story

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Dr. K. R. Vasudevan’s patient and his patient’s family express their gratitude. Dr. Vasudevan not only performed a successful liver transplant on the patient, he also elaborately explained and comforted the patient’s family. Read more about Liver Transplant here. Book an appointment with Dr. K R Vasudevan here. A liver …

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Liver Cancer FAQ

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1. What is liver cancer? A cancerous growth that occurs in the liver of the human body is known as liver cancer. Not all types of cancers affecting the liver are called liver cancers. Those that begin elsewhere and spread to the body are metastatic rather than liver cancers. 2. …

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Liver Failure FAQ

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What is liver failure? Liver failure is the medical condition in which the liver is no longer to perform its normal activities. What are different types of liver failure? There are mainly 2 types of liver failure: Acute – Sudden onset of liver failure over few days or weeks is …

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Liver Transplant FAQ

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What is liver transplant? A liver transplant is a surgical procedure by which a surgeon replaces a dysfunctional or damaged liver with a healthy one. Either a part of liver or whole liver is transplanted, according to the indication of the transplant. Since liver is the only organ in the …

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Liver Transplant: Risks, Precaution, Prevention

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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 …

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Liver Transplant: Pakistan Patient Maqbool Ahmad

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A rare surgery was done on Patient named Maqbool Ahmad, at ANGS Centre for Liver and Biliary Sciences – CLBS, Indraprastha Hospitals, and New Delhi. Before the operation, he was a highly obese patient with very high operative risk and none of the donors had adequate liver complementing his body size. At the …

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Successful Liver Transplant On A 7-Year-Pld

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Dr. Subash Gupta & his team gave a new lease of life to 7-year-old Janak Soni from Jaipur, through living donor liver transplant after he was diagnosed CLD with Cholestatic Liver Disease, decompensated ascites, failure to thrive. He got operated on 1st June, 2013. His father Mr.Purshotam Soni gave a second chance …

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7-month-old Baby Has Liver Transplant Surgery

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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 …

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Dr. Ravichand Siddachari – Liver Donation Is A Safe Procedure

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Dr. Ravichand Siddachari, Consultant Liver Transplant Team at Apollo Hospital mentions that there are more number of liver donors now & so more patients are recovering from major illnesses. He also clarifies that liver donation is a safe procedure & donors recover within 7-10 days. Apollo Hospital does the highest …

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