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When does a liver transplant need to be done for hepatitis treatment?

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In brief: When the liver fails

The hepatitis c virus does not affect all patients with the same degree of injury.
Some may carry the virus in a non-aggressive state for many many years. Others have a aggressive disease in which the liver becomes inflamed and may scar, called cirrhosis. If normal function of the liver stop and symptoms of liver failure develop, the liver would need to be replaced with a transplant.

In brief: When the liver fails

The hepatitis c virus does not affect all patients with the same degree of injury.
Some may carry the virus in a non-aggressive state for many many years. Others have a aggressive disease in which the liver becomes inflamed and may scar, called cirrhosis. If normal function of the liver stop and symptoms of liver failure develop, the liver would need to be replaced with a transplant.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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In brief: ESLD

For liver failure with complications of esld (end-stage liver disease) or development of cancer.

In brief: ESLD

For liver failure with complications of esld (end-stage liver disease) or development of cancer.
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