What is cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis means severe scarring of the liver.When normal liver tissue is damaged, it changes into scar tissue or fibrosis. This scar tissue can reduce blood flow through the liver, making it difficult for the liver to carry out functions that are essential for life and health. Many people believe that cirrhosis indicates a history of […]

What is cirrhosis

What is the liver and why is it so important ?

The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. It is located on the right side of the abdomen (to the right of the stomach), behind the lower ribs and below the lungs. The liver is divided into two sections called lobes. In a healthy adult the liver is about the size […]

Liver transplant cost – USA, India, Korea, Singapore, Europe, China, Canada

How much does liver transplant cost ? The cost of transplantation and follow-up varies across the United States. You must consider many potential costs—some directly related to your medical care and others that are unrelated to the surgery. Direct medical care costs include pretransplant evaluation and testing; surgery and the […]

Lung Transplant

Lung Transplant In 1963, J. Haglin published the results of experiments that demonstrated that complete lung denervation was incompatible with long-term survival in dogs but not in primates.   ”      in Jackson (Mississipi) under a serious ethical compromise given that the lung transplant recipient had the death […]