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Liver transplant

Article Excerpts about Liver transplant

Liver transplantation is surgery to remove a diseased liver and replace it with a healthy liver from an organ donor. A liver transplant is necessary when disease makes the liver stop working. The most common reason for liver transplantation in adults is cirrhosis, a disease in which healthy liver cells are killed and replaced with scar tissue. The most common reason for transplantation in children is biliary atresia, a disease in which the ducts that carry bile out of the liver are missing or damaged. (Source: excerpt from Liver Transplantation: NIDDK)

Basic Information: Liver transplant

Liver transplant: Transplant of an entire liver organ.

Count: Liver transplant is listed as a: treatment for 20 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Liver transplant as a Treatment

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