Services

SPECIALITY CLINICS


Alcohol and Liver

  • Patient with alcohol related liver disease will require help from Hepatologist to optimise the liver disease.
  • Guidance from Psychiatrist to help with abstinence from alcohol.
  • Supportive information in the form of Alcohol Helpline, information on deaddiction centres and Alcohol Anonymous (AA) Clinic will be provided by the Liver Clinic.

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NON ALCOHOL FATTY LIVER DISEASE (NAFLD)

  • Common causes of NAFLD are: Obesity, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypothyroidism and hypertension.
  • The Liver clinic aims to provide a holistic approach to this condition by providing consultation from Hepatologist, Dietician and Diabetologist for these patients.

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VIRAL HEPATITIS

  • Viral hepatitis A, B, C, D and E, all present clinically in a very similar fashion especially in the acute phase of illness.
  • Although, acute viral hepatitis A and E are self limiting, 1% patients can develop fulminant liver failure.
  • Hepatitis B and C can cause chronic hepatitis, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
  • Deciding which patients infected with hepatitis B and C to treat is challenging and requires detailed assessment which will be provided

The Liver Clinic recommends routine checking for hepatitis B and C for the following individuals:

  • Previous needle stick injury, Tattoo
  • Blood transfusion
  • On dialysis
  • Previous operations
  • Family member with this condition at the Liver Clinic with the help of the Hepatologist.

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MISCELLANEOUS LIVER CONDITIONS

Liver Clinic will provide management strategies for the following complex liver conditions

  • Evaluation of abnormal liver function test (LFT) and Jaundice.
  • Decompensated Cirrhosis complicated with portal hypertension, ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. etc.
  • Decision for Transjugular Intra-hepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in decompensated liver disease.
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Metabolic Liver diseases
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC)

Hepato-Biliary Services

Surgical Aspects

Patients needing a liver resection for primary / secondary liver cancer, Gall Bladder cancer, Bile duct strictures and cancers , will be offered the appropriate surgery at a suitable hospital.

Liver Transplant

Patients with decompensated cirrhosis and liver cancer may need to be referred for liver transplant.

  • Careful assessment and evaluation for need of liver transplant with appropriate counselling will be offered in the Liver Clinic.
  • Guidance on both cadaveric and living donor liver transplant.

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Gall stones

  • Approximately 1 in 20 people may have gall stones.
  • About one in three women, and one in six men, form gallstones at some stage in their life.
  • However, a majority of the patients are not symptomatic and do not need any treatment
  • Please visit our specialists, if you would like to consult regarding gall stones.

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Pancreas: Pancreatitis and Cancers

  • Pancreas is one of the most critical and perilous organs to treat.
  • Patients suffering from pancreatitis need to know the exact etiology and treatment to follow.
  • Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognosis and hence it is essential to detect them and treat these cancers early.

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