Liver transplantation

What is Liver transplantation?

Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver from another person . The most commonly used technique is orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is removed and replaced by the donor organ in the same anatomic location as the original liver. Liver transplantation is a viable treatment option for end-stage liver disease.

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what causes blood in stool after liver transplant. Liver transplant about 7 weeks ago. age 63, 5ft. 51/2, 113 lbs. good health other than liver....

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Dear bleeding may be due to portal Hypertension or entities or it may be due to Rouex y surgery..

It may be due to hemorrhoid or...

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Also come this April 2013 we will be waiting 5 years we were told that 5 years is just about the usual time if you do not get a new liver which my...

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The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) system was implemented on February 27, 2002 to prioritize patients waiting for a liver...

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