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Liver Transplant: Due to this disease the liver gets completely damaged, transplant is required.

Liver disease and transplant: The cases of liver cirrhosis are increasing every year. Liver is getting damaged due to bad diet. If liver diseases are not treated on time, the liver can be completely damaged. In this case a transplant is required.

Wrong eating habits are directly affecting the health of the liver. The cases of fatty liver and liver cirrhosis are increasing in people. Both these diseases are such that if there is no timely treatment, the liver can be completely damaged. In such a situation, a transplant is needed to save the patient's life. But if the age of the patient is high, then transplant can also become a challenge, although a 59-year-old patient has been successfully transplanted in a hospital. The patient living in Kaushambi had liver damage due to liver cirrhosis. Transplant was necessary to save life. In such a situation, his liver was donated by the family of a brain dead person, which was implanted in this patient.

Successful transplant surgery has been done on a 59-year-old patient at Max Super Specialty Hospital in Ghaziabad. Covering the 34 km distance from Dwarka to Vaishali in 46 minutes, the brain dead person was brought to the liver hospital. Police has played an important role in this. Dr. Subhash Gupta, Chairman, Department of Liver Transplant and Biliary Sciences at Max Hospital Vaishali told that the patient was suffering from liver cirrhosis. Because of this the liver was completely damaged. In such a situation, a transplant was needed. The liver of a brain dead person from a hospital in Dwarka has been transplanted into a patient.

More than 15 doctors participated

Dr. Subhash said that liver transplant in a patient of such old age is a challenge. More than 15 doctors of Max Hospital participated in this surgery. It took about 9 hours. After the surgery, the patient's condition is improving and he is recovering. Will be thankful to the family who has donated the liver of their deceased member to a serious patient.

Liver gets damaged due to this disease

Dr. Subhash told that the patient was suffering from liver cirrhosis. This is a dangerous disease of the liver. Due to this disease, the liver shrinks and becomes very hard, due to which the parenchyma of the liver starts to die. In this disease, the functioning of the liver gradually starts decreasing. The liver also gets completely damaged.

This disease occurs due to hepatitis infection and alcohol addiction. Liver can also be completely damaged due to liver cirrhosis. In such a situation liver transplant has to be done to save the life of the patient.

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