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Liver transplantation after being affected by hepatitis C - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I can help you
User :   MY FRIEND is affected by hepatitis C
User :   so thats afefcted the Liver
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What stage is it
User :   A+
User :   blood group
Doctor :   There are indications for LIver transplant
User :   not getting the donor
User :   would like to know
Doctor :   it is called Child pugh scoring depending on different paramentere
User :   how is the transplant done from Alive person
Doctor :   After seeing the matching and suitability of the donor
Doctor :   a part of the liver is taken
Doctor :   and transplanted to the donor
User :   so how is it affecting the donor?
User :   i mean post surgery
Doctor :   Liver has a beauty
Doctor :   of regeneration
User :   how fast it takes
Doctor :   So the cut part
Doctor :   grows back
User :   ....
Doctor :   The liver takes 3 to 5 years
Doctor :   but the part of liver
Doctor :   that is remains will take care of the function

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