Diseases that may lead to liver transplant

Liver Diseases that may lead to Liver Transplantation

  • Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis, B, C, and D)
  • Liver Cirrhosis (alcoholic liver disease)
  • Autoimmune hepatitis which leads to cirrhosis and liver failure
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), progressive diseases that cause liver failure
  • Biliary Atresia in children
  • Liver tumors
  • Metabolic and genetic disorders, such as alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency, hemochromatosis, Wilson’s disease, and polycystic liver disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steato Hepatitis (NASH)

Before giving the nod for the liver transplant surgery, the medical team will evaluate the severity of your disease; history of any comorbid conditions and infections; overall general physical and psychological condition.

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