This is a very delicate operation to take a liver or a part of that of a living donor or brain dead, to transplant into a receiver while ensuring its good functionality.
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Liver transplantation indications are asked by the doctor:
Chronic cholestatic diseases of the liver: namely, primary biliary cirrhosis, sclerosing cholangitis and biliary atresia.
A genetic metabolic disease (Wilson's disease, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, hemochromatosis ...
In some situations, liver transplantation can not be performed:
The patient must be well prepared for the kidney transplant. A preoperative assessment is requested by the surgeon. A general pre-anesthesia consultation is mandatory.
The donor and the recipient must have the same blood group. An immunological assessment of the donor and the recipient is requested. Several additional examinations must be carried out between a blood and radiological report. The cross match between the receiver and the donor must be negative (this is the rejection test). To prevent rejection, two to three immunosuppressants are associated. Corticosteroids, azathioprine, ciclosporins and mycophenolate are indicated, three of them are selected.
The transplant is performed in an operating room while respecting the rules of strict aseptic to prevent any risk of infection.
The patient must be hospitalized in a resuscitation environment. Visits are prohibited because of the risk of infectious contamination.
It is also necessary to follow the living donor by the physical examination and some additional examinations.
Regular checks are mandatory. The gastrointestinal doctor follows his transplant patients. At each visit, he carries out a complete examination beginning with the interrogation, the physical examination and he asks for additional examinations.
Monitoring the function of the graft and the search for adverse effects related to treatment as well as the search for complications including the signs of rejection are the objectives of this follow-up.
Liver transplantation is the effective treatment of chronic terminal liver disease of all etiologies. It is therefore necessary to continue the organ donation procedures.
The cost of a surgical procedure depends on several factors, you can request your personalized quote in order to benefit from the best costs.
You will find below a comparison between the prices of a liver transplant in Turkey and other countries.
France: 300,000 euros
Spain: 240,000 euros
United States of America: 260,000 euros
Turkey (Turquie santé): from 49,500 euros
Please find below the different prices associated with your request for : Liver transplant in Turkey
The cost of treatment depends on a variety of factors that vary from hospital to hospital. The type of surgery you are going to have and the experience of your surgeon should be taken into consideration.