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Liver Transplant - How to prevent?

Liver Transplant - Causes and Risk Factors

Indications for a liver transplant

  1. End-stage liver disease caused by
    • Excessive alcohol intake – too much toxins in the liver causes inflammation
    • Viral hepatitis – chronic infection leads to repeated inflammation of the liver
    • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) – a severe form of fatty liver
    • Autoimmune conditions such as Autoimmune Hepatitis, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    • Metabolic conditions such as Wilson’s Disease and haemochromatosis
  2. Acute liver failure caused by drugs or viral hepatitis
  3. Liver cancer

Liver Transplant - Diagnosis

Liver Transplant - Preparing for surgery

Liver Transplant - Post-surgery care

Liver Transplant - Other Information

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