The ultrasound of the abdomen (USG) and liver function test (LFT) in their routine check-up is must state Dr.Swapnil Sharma, Consultant HPB and Liver transplant
The liver is the second largest organ in our body and should be given the same importance as the brain and the heart. It is a key player in the body’s digestive system.
Cirrhosis and liver transplant
In India incidence of liver disease is increasing. In India and other south east Asian countries, Hepatitis B, C, Alcoholic liver disease and NASH are common causes of liver cirrhosis. Incidence of NASH related cirrhosis is increasing because of dietary pattern and sedentary life style. Over the last two decades global burden of NASH has almost doubled.
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About Dr. Swapnil Sharma
Dr.Swapnil is a consultant HPB & Liver Transplant with overs 11 years of experience. He is associated with Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.
Experience : 11 Years
Qualification : MBBS, MS General Surgery, DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology, Fellowship in Liver Transplant & HPB Surgery
Membership : International Liver Transplant Society(ILTS), Liver Transplant Society of India(LTSI)