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What is Liver Cancer? Liver Cancer is also referred to as Hepatic Cancer and this originates in the Liver and that’s why this type of Cancer is called Primary Liver Cancer. There are some other types of Cancers, which start with the other organs but invade into the Liver, and these are called as Liver Metastasis or Secondary Liver Cancer. These Cancers are mostly from the Cancer of the Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract, Colon Cancer, Prostate...
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Overview: In a liver transplant surgery patient’s diseased liver is replaced with another person whole or partial healthy liver. This article explains the current indications for liver transplantation, types of donor livers, the operation itself, and the immunosuppression that is required after transplantation. Types of liver transplant There are three fundamental ways a liver transplant can be completed:   Deceased organ donation : includes transplanting a liver that has been taken out from a person who passed on...
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A liver is the largest solid organ in the human body which receives around 1.5 liters of blood per minute. Our liver plays very important functions of our body such as cleansing, synthesis, and storing. Our liver is a metabolically active organ, which is responsible for many vital life functions of our body. Following are some of the primary functions our liver performs:-·         Bile excretion and production.·         Excretion of drugs, hormones, bilirubin, and cholesterol.·         Activation...
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Liver transplantation is a surgical procedure which is used to replace the diseased or damaged liver with a healthy liver from a donor. Liver transplantation is recommended to individuals who are suffering from acute liver failure, end- stage liver disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hepatitis C infection, liver cirrhosis, and primary biliary cirrhosis. Liver transplantation is one of the most complicated surgeries which is why undergoing the liver transplant from the best surgeon and healthcare facilities...
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Liver transplantations are option for treating end-stage diseases. Planning transplantations in India results affordable decision taken for longer life, improved quality treatment after operations. Liver transplantation at best hospitals in India is considered cost effective compared with the other nations in globe providing same services at much higher cost. The advantages of treatment include high quality services, professionals in the field in top class hospitals of India at every affordable price. Forerunners healthcare consultants are...
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For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Dawn Peters (US) +1 781-388-8408Ben Norman (UK) +44 (0) 1243 770375sciencenewsroom@wiley.com Aging Hepatitis C Population Escalates Demand for Liver Transplantation Increase Driven by Liver Cancer Development in Baby Boomers New research reveals that the greatest demand for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C (HCV)-related liver disease occurs among Americans born between 1941 and 1960. Findings in the December issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American Association...
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For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Dawn Peters (US) +1 781-388-8408Jennifer Beal (UK) +44 (0) 1243 770633sciencenewsroom@wiley.com African American Women with HIV/HCV Less Likely to Die from Liver Disease  A new study shows that African American women coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are less likely to die from liver disease than Caucasian or Hispanic women. Findings in the November issue of Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American...
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Source: Hindustan Times Two life-saving liver transplants using one donor liver were done for the first time in India on January 31. In a 16-hour-long operation at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 22-month-old Shourya Verma was given 20 per cent of his aunt Mukta's liver, while his own liver was transplanted into two-year-old Siya Thakur. The transplants - popularly called Domino's transplant because of its cascading impact on two lives - cured Shourya of Maple Syrup...
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