Liver Transplant in India
A Liver Transplant Surgery is required when the liver functions are damaged beyond the body capacity to regenerate. In children, a common reason for liver transplant is biliary atresia caused due to underdeveloped bile ducts. In adults, the most common cause of liver disease is chronic infection with Hepatitis C virus. Other causes include liver damage due to prolonged alcoholism, Fatty Liver Disease, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer among other conditions. Liver transplantation is the treatment for end stage liver disease in both adults and children. In this operation, the diseased liver is removed and replaced by a healthy one. The success rate for the operation is high and terminally ill patient can return to normal lives. There are a number of Super Specialty Hospitals in India specializing in Liver Transplant procedure using the latest medical techniques and state-of-the-art technology and infrastructure.