The two main risks after the transplant are infections and rejection of the liver. Infection risk can be reduced by engaging in healthier lifestyle choices. In order to prevent liver rejection, the patient has to take immunosuppressants.
Dr. Goutham Kumar is a Consultant Hepatobiliary Liver Transplant Surgeon at Manipal Hospitals. He will be answering the question: "How is stem therapy used to cure liver disease?"
Hepatitis is the condition characterized by inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis in some cases can progress to severe liver damage and liver cancer. Though alcohol abuse, certain medications, autoimmune diseases can lead to hepatitis, a viral infection is the most common cause. Viral hepatitis is one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.