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Can A Post Liver Transplant Patient Have Lapband Surgery
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I had a liver transplant 10 weeks ago. Is it normal to still have swelling and discomfort at the surgery site?
Can you tell me if someone has cirrhosis and needs a liver transplant, how successful is the surgery?
Very successful: There are about 6, 000 liver transplants done in the us each year. The results for cirrhosis are quite good with nearly 90% survival 1 year, 70% at 5 years, and 50% at 10 years. If the cirrhosis was due to alcohol related liver disease, of course this is limited to those recovered alcoholics. ...Read more
Seek Hepatologist: You should contact a Hepatologist for immediate information. ...Read more
I need to figure out why people around the globe choose to go to india for liver transplant surgery?
Not exactly: USA is still best place for transplantation and post operative care , liver is one organ , part of it can be donated by family member. India is popular most likely , is cheaper and quicker to get it done , if family member is willing to share part f the liver , to find a suitable cadaver donor is just as hard as in USA . Lack of organ donation is a wold wide problems . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improving: With more experienced surgeons ; more modern technics. ...Read more
Hi doctor I wanna know that one of my friend son's under going for liver transplant surgery.... Can you device me which is the best place?
Moderation: A generally healthy diet is most important. Unless a specific genetic disease is present, most recipients should try to follow an overall moderate diet that is not typically american and not too rich in carbohydrates and fats. But with a new, healthy liver, there are no specific restrictions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sickest first. : The meld (model for end-stage liver disease) score is calculated by a mathematical formula that takes into account 3 lab values, bilirubin, inr and creatinine. The score ranges from 6 (less unwell) to 40 (very unwell) and is both an acuity score as well as a predictor of 3 month mortality. The meld score determines one's place on the list. The highest score gets top transplant priority. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
A liver transplant is a surgical procedure that has both a donor and a recipient. The donor has part (if living) or the entire liver removed, and this is transplanted to the recipient. Liver transplantation is a life saving procedure and is performed when the recipient's liver is failing, or has developed a localized cancer that cannot be removed ...Read more
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