Liver diseases

What is hepatology? Who is a hepatologist?

Hepatology is a branch of medical science that deals with treatment of liver ailments. Hepatologist is a doctor who specialises in such treatment. Dr Harsh Shah is one of the

best hepatologist in Ahmedabad.

hepatologist in Ahmedabad

Liver

Dr Harsh Shah - Liver specialist in Ahmedabad

Liver specialist

Dr Harsh Shah is a renowned

liver surgeon in Ahmedabad

with a keen interest in liver operation. He is a superspecialist

liver doctor in Ahmedabad

working at Kaizen Hospital. He has been working in the field of liver disease for many years & has successfully treated hundreds of patients with liver problems. He routinely performs all the major liver surgeries for liver tumours & liver cysts.

Liver diseases

Liver is the largest organ in human body with a vast array of functions. The remarkable thing about liver is its ability to regenerate. The commonest liver problems are as follows: Fatty liver, Liver cirrhosis, Liver cysts, Liver tumours.

Fatty Liver - Excess fat deposition in liver

Fatty Liver

Excess fat deposition in liver
Cirrhosis - Multiple nodules in liver

Cirrhosis

Multiple nodules in liver
Liver cyst - Multiple fluid filled cysts within liver

Liver cyst

Multiple fluid filled cysts within liver

Signs & Symptoms of Liver problems

Liver problems usually remain silent for a long period, as liver function may not be altered till the major part of the liver is damaged. The earliest symptom is reduced appetite & jaundice. Fever & weakness may be felt. Loss of weight, blackening of skin, abdominal fullness, swelling of lower limbs are signs of liver cirrhosis.

Jaundice

Jaundice

Yellowness Due to blockage of liver duct

Diagnosis of liver problems

The liver doctor will perform certain test to diagnose the liver disease. These tests include blood tests, liver ultrasound, Fibroscan, CT Scan & sometimes liver biopsy. ERCP & EUS are advanced tests that can diagnose the liver diseases in detail & provide

liver treatment in Ahmedabad

at the same time.

Fibroscan - Fibrosis, cirrhosis

Fibroscan

Fibrosis, cirrhosis
ERCP - Biopsy, Stenting, Stone Removal

ERCP

Biopsy, Stenting, Stone Removal
Liver Biopsy - Liver cirrhosis, Cancer

Liver Biopsy

Liver cirrhosis, Cancer
EUS - Diagnosis, Biopsy

EUS

Diagnosis, Biopsy

Liver treatment in Ahmedabad

Liver problems can be treated by medicines, interventional treatments or surgery. Liver cirrhosis is treated initially with medicines & if not controlled will require liver transplantation. Liver tumour, if small can be treated with RFA or TACE. Operations such as hepaticojejunostomy or liver resections are used by

liver doctor in Ahmedabad

- Dr Harsh Shah.

Major liver resection - Large part removed

Major liver resections

Large part removed
Hepaticojejunostomy - Liver duct joined with intestine

Hepaticojejunostomy

Liver duct joined with intestine
Laparoscopic Surgery - Biopsy, Cyst & small tumour removal

Laparoscopic Surgery

Biopsy, Cyst & small tumour removal
RFA - Liver tumour burnt

RFA

Liver tumour burnt
Chemotherapy injected in tumour

TACE

Chemotherapy injected in tumour

Kaizen Hospital - Top liver hospital in India Ahmedabad

Kaizen Hospital is located at Ahmedabad. It houses all the equipments to provide best liver treatment in Ahmedabad. It is trusted by thousands of patients every year, who undergo treatment here. It is one of the top 10 liver hospital in India. It has an advanced liver care unit, ICU & best liver doctor in Ahmedabad.

Kaizen Hospital - Top liver hospital in India Ahmedabad