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 tubes in the body to maintain its normal functioning during the process and afterward too for few days.
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Who performs the liver transplant?
The team that performs a liver transplant comprises two or more surgeons, hepatologist, anaesthesiologists, trained paramedical staff (transplant nurses & support staff). The team of doctors & trained paramedical staff (nurses, dietician, and psychologist) attends to various needs of the patient after the transplant.
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