Not everyone is lucky enough to receive an organ donation as it is still considered a taboo in India due to many religious misbeliefs.
A new "supercooling" technique keeps rat livers alive three times longer than before, boosting hopes for easing shortages of human transplant organs, scientists said today.
Liver transplant recipients who relapse to alcohol have a poorer survival rate than abstinent patients, medical evidence suggests.
India is emerging as a global hub for liver transplant with expanded medical facilities, an expert said here Friday.
The 3D-printed liver replicas, made of transparent material threaded with coloured arteries and veins, could help surgeons prevent complications while performing liver transplants or removing tumours, a path-breaking research shows.
It`s a rebirth for 16-year-old Pakistani girl Madiha Tariq Sheikh, who feels India is her "own country" where she underwent a successful liver transplant surgery.
A donated human liver has been kept alive, warm and functioning outside a human body for the first time in medical history.
The UAE has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to encourage residents to be screened for Hepatitis C.
Poisoning from mushrooms or drugs is one of the main causes of this serious liver disease.
The Malek family from Yemen had lost all hope when nine-year-old Abdul was diagnosed with the same liver disease that had killed his two siblings.
An Omani girl suffering from acute liver failure was given a new life by Chennai doctors through an innovative procedure called auxiliary liver transplant.
The life of a less-than-a-year-old cancer-hit baby was saved when doctors transplanted the liver of a 37-year-old man in her.
British scientists claim to have developed a machine which could keep donor livers "alive" outside human body.
The living donor liver transplantation was performed at Lahore`s Shiekh Zayed Hospital on Friday.
People who have donated part of their liver for transplant can experience physical and psychological complications years after the operation, according to a German study.
India is facing a huge donor crunch in liver transplants -- of the nearly 20,000 needy patients, only 500 are able to get them, according to statistics available.
Scientists claim to have found that liver can kill immune cells, a finding which may pave way for new approaches to transplant rejection.
The patient suffered brain haemorrhage after surgery and slipped into a coma.
PGIMER in Chandigarh successfully performed its first liver transplant surgery, officials said.
Day in Pics: 19th September
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