- Which child with liver disease needs liver transplantation?
Liver transplantation is sometimes the only treatment for children with acute or chronic liver disease that is progressive, life-threatening and unable to be successfully treated with other therapies such as medications and surgery. In children the most common indication is failed surgery for biliary atresia, a congenital condition. Liver transplantation has about a 90% one-year survival rate and thousands of people have benefited from this remarkable surgery all over the world and now in India.
- When should you seek an opinion on liver transplantation?