A liver transplant is a surgical procedure in which a diseased liver is removed and replaced with a healthy liver of a deceased donor or a portion of a healthy liver from a living donor. People suffering from severe complications resulting from end-stage chronic liver... Read More
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A liver transplant is a surgical procedure in which a diseased liver is removed and replaced with a healthy liver of a deceased donor or a portion of a healthy liver from a living donor. People suffering from severe complications resulting from end-stage chronic liver disease are usually candidates for a liver transplant. Liver transplantation may be an option in rare cases of sudden liver failure.
Liver transplants are performed by a transplant surgeon who specializes in liver transplant surgery.
Types of liver transplants include:
Liver transplant helps save the lives of many. It can also improve the quality of life for someone with metabolic disease. Other benefits include the following:
According to an estimate, around 70 percent of people who undergo liver transplants live for at least five years. Your chances of a successful liver transplant and long-term survival depend on Also, an important aspect is that people who receive a liver from a living donor have better short-term survival rates compared to those who receive a deceased-donor liver. After a liver transplant, you can expect to:
In six months or more, you'll feel fully healed after your liver transplant surgery. You'll be able to resume normal activities or go back to work a few months after surgery.
It typically takes six to twelve hours to transplant a liver since your liver is removed and replaced with a donor's.
Risks associated with Liver Transplantation include:
After a liver transplant, you'll be required to take medicines for the rest of your life to prevent the body from rejecting the new liver. Anti-rejection medications could cause the following side effects:
Frequently Asked Questions
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Yes Liver Transplant surgery available in Pakistan?
There is an 89% change of living after one year. The five-year survival rate is 75%.
Patients are under observation and kept in the ICU for two days. They are kept in the hospital for 8-10 days and recovery can take upto months to feel normal again.
You can donate a part of the liver to someone else. Your liver has the capacity to regenerate after the donation.
You stay in the hospital for upto 10 days after liver surgery.
Liver transplants generally take between 4-8 hours.
You should avoid raw and undercooked meals. You should avoid eggs, meat, other fish and seafood. Do not eat any unpasteurized milk products and do not drink water from lakes and rivers.
A liver transplant is an operation in which a patient's diseased liver is replaced with a whole or partial healthy liver from a living or deceased donor. Liver transplant is a treatment option considered by those who have liver failure and whose condition can't be controlled with other with treatments.