Being a vital organ, even a slight malfunction in Liver’s performance can lead to serious health criticalities. The liver is an important part of our body and is responsible for various important functions. Therefore, when the routine functionality of liver starts getting affected, it leads to numerous health disorders. Take a glance on few of them;
Liver Transplant Surgery/ Liver Transplantation can be a blessing. Know How!
Sometimes when some of the diseases in the liver become incurable, liver transplant surgery is an effective treatment. In this treatment, the person's liver is transplanted with a new and healthy liver donated by any another person. We provide top liver transplant surgeons that can turn impossible into possible and hence can cure most critical cases.
At Jiyoindia you will get a broad network of hospitals that have expert liver specialist having state of the art infrastructure with highly experienced liver transplant specialists for carrying out the liver transplantation. All the expert liver hospitals associated with us have a world-class facility and top liver transplant surgeons with several transplantations carried out successfully.
Treatment of jaundice mainly focused on treating all those conditions that are behind jaundice. Once the disease is diagnosed through physical examination, the amount of bilirubin is measured by doing a blood test. But the exact cause behind the increased level of bilirubin is known by doing additional tests like liver function test (LFT), MRI, liver biopsy, etc.
However, it can be easily prevented by maintaining proper hygiene, practicing safe sex with the use of condoms and limiting the number of sexual partners, by avoiding sharing needles or razors, etc.
To maintain distance from Hepatitis, A, B and E, we can take the vaccination.
Chronic hepatitis can be prevented by vaccination, maintenance of proper hygiene, and avoidance of alcohol consumption.
A person suffering from Liver cirrhosis becomes very weak so gets tired very easily, loses appetite, leg swells and loses weight. This occurs because metabolism power of patient decreases to a great extent. Sometimes the person develops high blood pressure, abdomen swelling and becomes highly prone to bacterial and viral infections.
It is treated by complete stoppage of alcohol consumption together with some medications, giving them complete nutritious food and helping them to get back to healthy lifestyle.
It is diagnosed by blood tests that show the presence of the antibodies in the blood cells attacking the liver. It can't be cured permanently but the doctor can prescribe medicines for suppressing the antibodies.
Some of the contributing factors are chronic disorders in the liver, hepatitis infections and mutation in the cells. Sometimes a person suffering from liver cirrhosis may develop liver cancer.
Liver transplantation where the diseased liver is replaced by part of the healthy liver of the donor.
This involves replacement of the diseased liver with the healthy liver of a deceased person.
In this type, the liver is taken from a person who has already undergone transplantation and that liver is placed in the second recipient.
Here the healthy liver of deceased person is split into two persons and transplanted in two persons awaiting transplantation.
In this type of transplantation, part of the diseased liver is removed and it is allowed for regeneration.
This involves liver transplantation in small infants or children when there is a very less chance of survival among them if the diseased liver is not removed.
A. You will need to undergo Liver transplant surgery when liver will fail to perform its crucial functions leaving least hope that the functions will recover with help of any other medical treatment. Many diseases can end you to cause liver failure and one of the most common indications for the need of liver transplant is cirrhosis, i.e. scarring of the liver. Common causes of liver cirrhosis includes
Liver transplant surgery is also done for the treatment of acute liver failure, liver cancer, and certain bile duct diseases.
A. People who suffer from advanced liver disease may have face following problems:
A. Most of our patients return to their regular lifestyle in six months or within a year after a successful liver transplant and depending upon their level of sufferings before surgery or after surgery. Along with this our liver specialists will make you eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and consume proper medications are important factors to stay healthy.
You will be happy to know that almost 90 percent of liver transplant patients are living a healthy lifestyle within short period of time after their liver transplant surgery.
A. Most of the liver transplants come from a donor who died, but had a healthy liver. This is commonly known as cadaveric liver transplantation or deceased donor liver transplantation. Sometimes a healthy person donates certain part of his or her liver for any specific patient. This is known as living donor liver transplantation. All donated livers as well as living donors are thoroughly tested before transplant surgery. The testing makes sure that the donor liver works as it should, matches your blood type, and is the right size, so that it has the best chance of working in your body. Adults usually receive the entire liver from a deceased donor. Sometimes a particular portion of a whole liver from a deceased donor is used to fit a smaller person (split liver transplantation). In certain cases, a liver from a deceased donor is split into two parts.
The donor also need to undergo major abdominal surgery to remove the part of the liver that about 50% of the recipient's current liver size. Within around 6-8 weeks, both the donated pieces of liver and the remaining part in the donor grow to normal size.
A. Depending upon cases, the stay may extent up to 3 months for close follow-up and faster recovery.
A. The patient will need to be on immune suppressive medication for the rest of his or her entire life to prevent the body rejection of the new liver. They also need to consume vitamins, calcium and other mineral supplements.
I have to thank Jiyo India and his group for helping me and taking care of me. And also thanks for all staff and surgeons for giving me new life.David KamauDavid Kamau
I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all Jiyo India staff and special thanks to International Patient Service team. The efforts they made on the airport at Chennai and OPD and procedure to open the file and giving us better guidance and care, we were treated like family. Thanks from the bottom of my heart to the surgeons team who has tremendous effort in the treatment of my daughter for Liver transplant.SAMUEL
Thank you isn't enough for the outstanding care and kindness shown to me and my family during my wife's recent liver transplant surgery at your amazing hospital. He care and attention we received was far beyond our expectations. Never have we seen such a remarkable group of individuals and team members.Nellie