Liver is one of the most adaptable organs in our body and any malfunction or disorder can result in various processes being affected. Also a very tough organ, the Liver can continue to function despite certain ailments. However, at a stage when medical intervention is no longer helpful and the liver can no longer continue to support the normal functioning of the body, a liver transplant is the only option.
Under the leadership of one of the leading Liver Transplant surgeons of the world, a team of Liver Specialists including Hepatologists, Transplant Surgeons, Transplant Anesthesiologists, Transplant Nurses, Physiotherapist and Transplant Coordinators, Gleneagles Global Hospitals’ liver transplant centre has attained excellence in liver care and liver transplantation.
The centre has a devoted division for liver and pancreatic care. Well-known for being one of the world’s most comprehensive, multidisciplinary disease-management centre, the liver transplant centre at Gleneagles Global Hospitals’ specializes in treatment for diseases of the liver and pancreas.
A number of transplantations are provided, checking the condition of the person.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals comprehensive liver transplant mission aims to provide effective health care by connecting all the people suffering with liver diseases.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals the best Liver Transplant hospital in India provides a number of transplantations services checking the condition of the person like - Pediatric liver transplant, Adult liver transplant, Cadaver liver transplant, Transplant in acute liver failure, Combined Liver-kidney transplant, Split liver transplant, Auxiliary liver transplant.
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A liver transplant surgery is suggested in severe cases of liver failure. It is also considered when the patient does not respond to other medications or medical procedures. There are mainly three types of liver transplants.
An orthotopic transplant is procedure where the whole diseased liver is removed and replaced with the donated liver from a cadaveric donor.
During the procedure, the surgeon makes an incision in abdomen. The diseased liver is removed and replaced with the donor healthy liver. The donor liver is then connected to the recipient’s blood vessels and the bile ducts. Finally, the incision is closed with suture and then covered with sterile dressing.
A living donor transplant procedure involves removal of a part (right or left lobe of liver) of healthy liver from a living person and then transplanted to the patient. The donor must be the patient’s close family member.
During the procedure, the surgeon makes an incision in abdomen. The diseased liver is removed and replaced with the donor healthy liver. The donor liver is then connected to the recipient’s blood vessels and the bile ducts. Finally, the incision is closed with suture and then covered with sterile dressing. After transplantation, the donor’s remaining lobe and transplanted lobe quickly regenerates themselves.
A split liver transplant procedure involves transplanting right and left lobe of the liver from a recently deceased person to an adult and a child respectively. That means, the donated liver of a deceased person is split into two for transplantation. The larger right lobe is transplanted to adult and the smaller left lobe is transplanted to a child.
During the procedure, the surgeon makes an incision in abdomen. The diseased liver is removed and replaced with the donor healthy liver. The donor liver is then connected to the recipient’s blood vessels and the bile ducts. Finally, the incision is closed with suture and then covered with sterile dressing. After transplantation, the transplanted lobe quickly regenerates itself.
Liver dialysis which is similar to kidney dialysis is one of the advanced treatment procedure provided at Gleneagles Global Hospitals.