Liver diseases & Transplantation

Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the usurping of an infested liver with a few or much of a solid liver from someone else. The most ordinarily utilized scheme is Orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is evacuated and supplanted by the giver organ in an indistinguishable anatomic area from the original liver. Liver transplantation is a practical treatment alternative for end-stage liver disease and intense liver failure. Regularly three specialists and two anesthesiologists are included, with up to four supporting medical caretakers.

The surgical technique is so demanding and extends from 4 to 18 hours depending upon result. Various anastomoses and sutures, and numerous separations and reconnections of stomach and liver tissue, must be made for the transplant to succeed, requiring an eligible recipient and a well-calibrated live or cadaveric donor match.

There are many kinds of liver diseases:

Diseases caused by viruses, such as:

HEPATITIS A, HEPATITIS B, AND HEPATITIS C

Diseases caused by drugs, poisons, or too much alcohol. Examples include:

Fatty liver disease and Cirrhosis

Liver cancer

Inherited Diseases

Hemochromatosis

Wilson disease

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