The Integrated Liver Care (ILC) team comprises of medical experts specializing in Advanced Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, Advanced Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy, Liver Anesthesia, Critical care, Transplant Anesthesia, Oncology, Infectious disease, Hepatobiliary Radiology, and Liver Pathology, all with special training, extensive experience and enthusiasm to make a positive difference for patients suffering from Liver diseases. These experts bring together knowledge and unique skill sets gained from leading institutes from across the world and have a collective expertise of over 2000 liver transplants and over 4000 major liver and pancreatic surgeries. The ILC team is exclusively associated with the Aster DM Healthcare Group of Hospitals in India and Middle East. Our teams are based at Aster Medcity, Kochi and Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore.
What is cirrhosis ? Normal liver has a smooth surface and is soft to feel. Cirrhosis is the scarring of the liver — hard scar tissue replaces soft healthy tissue. As cirrhosis becomes worse, the liver is not able to perform its functions and there occurs
What is liver cancer ? Liver cancer is the uncontrolled growth and spread of unhealthy cells in the liver. Cancer that starts in the liver is primary liver cancer. Cancer that spreads to the liver from another organ (such as bowel or breast) is known
What is a liver transplant? A liver transplant is the process of replacing a sick liver with a donated, healthy liver. Liver transplants require that the blood type and body size of the donor match the person receiving the transplant. Currently about