A 21-year-old member asked:
Do people have liver transplants for porphyria?
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Specializes in Hepatology
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Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Why do people need liver transplants?
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Transplant Surgery 20 years experience
Liver failure: There are a number of conditions that lead to shutdown of the liver. Some you can be born with, others are anatomic problems, some are infections and still others are toxins. Regardless of the cause when the liver doesn't work our bodies don't work. The only cure for total liver failure is transplantation.
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Last updated Jun 17, 2015
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