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Am I a Candidate for Liver Transplant? | Q&A

Am I a Candidate for Liver Transplant? | Q&A

[MUSIC] I’m Andrew Cameron and I’m the surgical director of liver transplantation at Johns Hopkins. I am one of the members of the team that takes care of patients when they come to Johns Hopkins in need of a liver transplant. [MUSIC] Patients that have chronic liver disease typically Hepatitis

Hepatitis B: Treatment and care for a chronic condition

Hepatitis B: Treatment and care for a chronic condition

Viral hepatitis commonly was a hepatitis B and hepatitis C. In the United States it is probably more common with hepatitis C and we have a lot of achievement in terms of the treatment for the hepatitis C. So a lot of exciting and very effective medications have come out.

Liver Failure | FAQ with Dr. Amy Kim

Liver Failure | FAQ with Dr. Amy Kim

(engaging music)>>When people say liver failure it actually encompasses two different diseases. One would be an acute liver failure and this happens in patients without any underlying liver disease. For acute liver failure symptoms can vary, but patients can present with nausea, vomiting, extreme fatigue, or changes in their mental

Hepatitis C | Gastrointestinal Society

Hepatitis C | Gastrointestinal Society

Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. Two of the most important factors in combating hepatitis C are: identifying those who have the condition, because many are infected but don’t know it, and providing treatment that will cure the disease. The liver is our largest

Hepatitis C | Nucleus Health

If you have Hepatitis C, your liver is inflamed because you have been infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Your liver is the largest organ inside your body and performs many important functions. The functional parts of your liver are called hepatic lobules. Your hepatic lobules filter all of the

Hepatitis C: A Hidden Disease – 30sec

Hepatitis C: A Hidden Disease – 30sec

Were you born from nineteen forty-five to nineteen sixty-five? People born during these years are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C. So, even if you try to eat right… exercise, and take care of yourself… You could still have Hepatitis C, a serious disease that’s a leading cause