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
Dr Harsh Shah is a renowned
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.
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.
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 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
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