A liver transplant, also known as a hepatic transplant, is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy one donated by another person. Being a cure to end-stage liver disease or acute liver failure, it comes with a bunch of several benefits. When you have the end-stage liver disease with no medical therapy being effective, then you may be eligible for a liver transplant. If a patient suffers from a list of prior diseases including Hepatitis B&C, alcoholic liver disease, Wilson’s disease and many more, he/she is eligible for a liver transplant.
In India, more than 80 per cent of live donor liver transplants take place. This is in contrast to the western countries, where approximately 90 per cent of transplants are from deceased donors. Liver Transplant in India costs in the range of USD 33,182 – USD 46,455. India has a very high success rate of Liver Transplant (85-90%) at par with the best in the world. Liver transplant surgeons in India are considered one of the best.