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Types of Liver Failure

Liver failure is a severe deterioration in liver function. Liver failure can result from any type of liver disorder, including viral hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver damage from alcohol or drugs such as acetaminophen. Liver failure occurs only when a large portion of the liver is damaged. It may develop rapidly over days or weeks (which is called acute) or can happen gradually over months or years (which is called chronic).

  • It is caused by the disorder or substance that …… Continue Reading

    Patient Recovered from Liver Transplant

    Young Patient Who Recovered from Liver Transplantation, presented the beautiful Portrait of me.


    Tests before getting a Liver Transplant

    There are some treatments available for curing liver diseases. Liver specialists put their greatest efforts in curing the liver diseases with medication only. In case this medication is not found suitable, then the liver specialist’s advice for a liver transplant.

    There are many tests which the patient needs to go through. The test results decide that whether the patient needs a liver transplant or not. These three tests are-

    • Creatinine
    • Bilirubin
    • INR (International Normalized ratio)

    Every patient giving these tests is given …… Continue Reading


    How are Candidates for Liver Transplant Determined

    The healthy living of humans depends on the healthy state of all the important organs. The organ systems of our bodies have to be in good- working conditions. In case any of the organs are not working well, it should be transplanted. For example, we can transplant our livers, hearts, and knees. Liver transplants are very common out of them. Don’t know what is a liver transplant? Read the following text for it:

    Liver Transplant

    Sometimes a liver can get …… Continue Reading


    What are the Symptoms of Cirrhosis?

    Cirrhosis is a dwindling insurgent disease that results in solidification and scarring of liver follicle. The liver is remodeled unfitted to function properly due to the pinch tissue, which saves the normal passage of blood wrapped up the liver. The loss of liver follicle foil with the organ’s ability to process nutrients, coil, and drugs and slows the assembly of protein other grave matter assembled in the liver.

    How Indicia may flourish

    Cirrhosis indicia may flourish bit by bit and …… Continue Reading


    What is Liver Transplant?

    Liver transplant is the replacement of the unhealthy liver of a deceased person with that of the healthy liver from the donor or another person. Liver transplantation is done out of acute liver failure or out of major liver disease that requires liver replacement. The process is very complex and requires surgery from the very experienced and skilled surgeon. The surgery is done with the meticulous harvest of the liver from the donor in the body of the …… Continue Reading


    25 Year old brain dead man gives fresh lease of life to four persons

    A 25-year-old man Rahul (name changed), student of engineering in Delhi, saved four lives in the city by donating his kidneys, liver and heart.

     


    Liver Disease Prevention

    People nowadays have adopted an unhealthy lifestyle, which in turn has become the cause of several diseases. Improper eating habits of people generally results into liver disease. Not only this, but there are several other causes of liver disease. The disease may be caused due to any virus attack or due to poor health and nutrition. It can also be inherited.

    But the good part is that, by following some simple steps in your daily routine, you can …… Continue Reading


    Three-year-old gets new liver and working heart in one surgery

    A three-year-old child, Divine, from Kenya recently underwent an open heart surgery and a liver transplant simultaneously at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. “Simultaneous surgery was the only option and we took a chance,” Dr Mehta explained.The 15-hour surgery took place on June 20, which had nearly 40 medical personnel in attendance, doctors at SGRH said. “She was too sick for a surgery so we spent three months treating her to improve the nutritional status. But in this case …… Continue Reading


    Type of Liver Hepatitis, Acute Hepatitis, Chronic Hepatitis

    Hepatitis is termed as an inflammatory condition of the liver. It is generally caused by a viral infection and excessive alcohol intake, but there are some other possible causes of hepatitis also. It destroys the liver cells in the body.

     

    Causes of hepatitis

    A person can fall prey to the disease liver hepatitis if he becomes a victim of one of the viruses that can cause inflammation of the liver. It can also be caused when a person is …… Continue Reading


    Liver transplant done by Dr. Naimish Mehta

    Liver transplant done by Dr. Naimish Mehta. Below is the image of a liver donor who donated his liver to his mother. Photo is after 6 years of liver donation.


    How are candidates for liver transplant determined?

    Liver transplant is done on those patients who are healthy enough to survive the operation and can deal with the complications that may arise post-operation. These patients should also be able to take the medicines that prevent rejection and opportunistic infections so that liver transplant becomes easy. Moreover, the patient should not drink alcohol again in his lifetime as this would have adverse effect on his health.

    Liver transplantation surgery is very effective procedure that has high successful …… Continue Reading


    When is a Liver Transplant Needed?

    Liver in human body is a vital organ that performs a number of important functions in the body like it produces glucose and bile required by the body. It is also responsible for the synthesis of some main proteins & enzymes along with the metabolism of drugs & toxins. When your liver is diseased, it is not able to perform its function properly and this affects your whole body. There is no artificial device or alternative for liver …… Continue Reading


    Woman gets New Lease of Life with Liver from her Husband and Son

    Liver transplant surgery to a 57 years old woman, Ramesh Rani. She was suffering from liver cancer. Her husband and son have donated part of their liver for organ transplant. The surgery was successful and now the patient as well as donors is doing well.

     


    Overview on Liver Failure – Reason, Symptoms and Treatment

    Liver is a very important organ of human body that perform significant functions like it is responsible for the production of proteins, blood clotting and metabolism of glucose, sugar & iron. Liver can be affected by many illnesses or injury. In case, the function of liver is affected then a lot of damage is caused to the body. When large part of the liver is damaged beyond repair and it is no more able to perform its regular …… Continue Reading


    Dr. Naimish Mehta operated a Patient from Mongolia

    Patient from Mongolia has been operated for liver transplant surgery by Dr. Naimish Mehta. Now he is fine and back to normal life.

     


    Liver Disease: Symptoms, Signs & Treatment

    Liver disease is caused by the disturbance of liver function in the body. The liver control many serious functions within the body and if it is not functioning properly, it can cause serious damage to our body. Liver disease is also known as hepatic disease.

    If a person is suffering from liver disease, the liver fail to perform all its designated functions. Generally, more than 75% of liver tissue needs to be affected before a reduction in function …… Continue Reading


    Dr. Naimish Mehta with Professor SG Lee

    Dr. Naimish Mehta with Professor SG Lee in Asan Medical Centre in Korea. He was invited there for ILTS Live Demonstration.

     


    The Benefits and Risks of Liver Donation

    Human body is made up of a large number of complex and complicatedly structured organs and organ systems which work according to some specified patterns and pathways in the body. Each one of them has its own working schedule and ways of performing different functions in the body for example human heart is known to purify the entire blood of the body and then send it to the different parts of the human body and simultaneously impure blood …… Continue Reading


    Dr. Namish Mehta got Invited in Kuwait for Live work shop surgery

    Dr. Namish Mehta got Invited in Kuwait for Live work shop surgery


    Dr. Naimish Mehta Honoured in Tajikistan

    Dr. Naimish Mehta honoured in Tajikistan for operating a patient

     


    Dr. Naimish Mehta awarded by Mizoram Legislative Assembly Chairman

    Dr. Naimish Mehta awarded by Mizoram Legislative Assembly Chairman for his excellency and dedicated hardworking team members.


    Cirrhosis: Incidence, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Cirrhosis

    Cirrhosis is the weakening of the liver due to scar tissue that has grew in the body replacing the normal healthy tissues of the liver. Cirrhosis can develop in humans due to several reasons and for the majority of people who are suffering from this condition more than one cause has contributed to its development.

    Generally, the people who are consuming alcohol on regular basis have greater chance of suffering from cirrhosis. Hepatitis C is also a common cause …… Continue Reading


    City docs transplant liver into HIV+ man

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    In a rare surgery, doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital recently performed a liver transplant on an HIV positive person. The patient, a 45-year-old man from northeast, has been living with HIV since 2003. He contracted Hepatitis C leading to liver failure.

    The family of the patient said the local hospitals they approached had given up, saying there was no cure for this complex condition. So, they rushed him to Delhi where the transplant was carried out.

    “It took us …… Continue Reading


    Overview Liver Transplantation

    Liver Transplantation

    The outstanding basic reason that prompts to Liver Transplant (LT) is Cirrhosis; this is a notable concern particularly with grown-ups. Cirrhosis is a condition where the Liver is cracked or scarred inside or externally keeping the organ to play out its capacities. In the event uncured, it can even prompt to liver disappointment. Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and expanded liquor misuse can prompt to this condition effectively.

    A portion of the other basic Liver Diseases that can prompt …… Continue Reading


    How to keep your Liver Healthy

    How to keep your Liver Healthy

     

    The liver is an integral part of the digestive system which plays a vital role in the digestion of food mainly in the body of the vertebrates. Besides, helping the body to digest the food, the liver is also the storehouse of various proteins, and minerals required for the body to function smoothly. The liver helps in detoxification and transforms the food into nutrients. So, it would really be a bad idea to harm the liver. But in …… Continue Reading


    Woman gets new lease of life with liver from son, husband

    Dr Naimish Mehta, Liver Transplant Surgeon

    Ramesh Rani, a 57-year-old woman suffering from liver cancer, recently underwent an organ transplant at a Delhi hospital after her husband and her son donated part of their liver. Doctors said dual donation is rare and even rarer is the use of two left lobes — as was the case here — to form a single graft to be used for transplantation.

    Dr Naimish Mehta, chief liver transplant surgeon at Gangaram Hospital, explained it was required in this case …… Continue Reading


    Hepatitis B Infection in Northeast is concern- Dr Naimish

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    Prevalence of 50% liver disease due to Hepatitis B infection in North East as compared to the national average of 15-20% is a matter of great concern for the governments and society as such here stated Dr. Naimish Mehta, Senior Liver Transplant Surgeon, Department of Liver Transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here today.

    Hepatitis B infection has been the most causative factor for emergency liver transplants in North East of any age group including a smallest child of 4.5kgs …… Continue Reading


    Patient from Pakistan got successful Liver Transplant in India

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    Dr. Naimish Mehta is the Lead HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon, in the Deptt of Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant Unit I, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. India has successfully transplant the liver of 52 year old female Patient from Pakistan. She was suffering from severe liver damage due to Hepatitis C and got operated by Dr Naimish Mehta for Liver Transplantation

    Reference: http://epaper.navbharattimes.com/details/9325-60613-1.html

     


    Mom’s liver gives second life to 7-month-old

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    A seven month old girl, weighing only 4.5 kg, got a new lease of life after doctors at a city hospital successfully conducted a liver transplant on her. Nimisha the child was lightest weighing baby 4.5 kg to successfully undergo liver transplant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

    The girl, Nimisha from Jabalpur, was suffering from biliary atresia, a congenital condition in which the connecting duct between the liver and the …… Continue Reading


    Liver Transplant Surgery of Nine Month Old Girl by Dr Naimish Mehta

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    A nine-month-old girl was given a fresh lease of life after a part of her mother’s liver was transplanted in her body at a city hospital. Aradhita Banerjee, who turned one on Thursday, had undergone pediatric liver transplant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on March 7 as she was diagnosed with progressive liver failure after she suffered brain haemorrhage and was rendered disabled.

    “This was one of the most challenging cases seen by me over …… Continue Reading


    Eligibility of the candidate for Liver Transplantation Surgery

    Liver is very important organ of the body, which has the function of filtering the energy and waste from the food taken into the human body. When this liver is deceased, the entire body will be in trouble as the waste cannot be filtered from the food taken.

    Identification of the need of liver transplantation surgery

    The signs and symptoms are very subjective in nature and find critical to determine the need of the transplantation of the liver for the …… Continue Reading


    Liver Transplantation Surgery in Delhi and Donor Criteria

    Liver is an essential organ in the body that does all the filtering of the food and isolating the energy and wastage. The liver is prone to fail, when certain liver digestive and other liver related diseases are occurred.

    Liver Diseases

    • Cirrhosis: Cirrhosis may be of different types.
    • The primary cirrhosis causes the bile to be initially inflamed and then destroyed in later stages.
    • Secondary cirrhosis is usually caused when the bile duct obstruction is prolonged.
    • On the other hand, cirrhosis can also …… Continue Reading

      Baby Pragya’s liver transplant brings hope to many

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      Baby Pragya’s liver transplant brings hope to many
      Source : Durgesh Nandan Jha, TNN Aug 7, 2011, 05.01am IST
      NEW DELHI: In a medical record of sorts, doctors at a city hospital have successfully conducted a liver transplant to save the life of a 7-month-old infant who weighed only 4.6 kg. The baby girl, Pragya Saha from Kolkata, was suffering from Biliary atresia, a congenital condition in which the connecting duct between the liver and the intestines is either absent …… Continue Reading


      9-month pregnant woman gets new liver

      liver transplant surgery of 9-month pregnant woman

      New Delhi: A 19-year-old woman who suffered from acute liver failure during pregnancy was saved after a 12-hour transplant surgery here. The child was also delivered successfully which is rare, claim doctors.

      The surgery took place at Sir Ganga Ram hospital (SGRH).The patient, Swati Kumari, suffered from acute liver failure in the 38th week of pregnancy due to hepatitis E infection, said the doctors. She was admitted to a hospital in her hometown Patna with severe jaundice and referred …… Continue Reading


      Manipuri gets gift of liver on Diwali

      New Delhi: For R K Shivdas, this Diwali could not have been more special. The 49-year-old Manipur resident, who required an urgent liver transplant, recently got a gift of life at a city private hospital when doctors performed the life-saving procedure on him by overriding the crisis of unavailability of a suitable blood donor.

      Shivdas could find a compatible organ donor in his family but failed to get blood required for transfusion because he had antibodies against multiple blood …… Continue Reading


      Indian doctors and students give Pakistani patient fresh lease of life

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      Due to the timely contribution from these students, a team of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here was able to successfully perform a complicated liver transplant involving arterial reconstruction on 54-year-old Zaib-un-Nisa. The life-saving operation was performed on Pakistan Independence Day – August

      “When Indians came to know that we are Pakistanis, they went out of the way to help us”

      AN ID GIFT: Pakistani woman Zaib-un-Nisa (54), with her son and donor Umar Subhanni (left), and doctor Naimish Mehta, …… Continue Reading