Author - Dr.Harshal Rajekar

Liver Transplantation by Dr Harshal Rajekar

Dr. Harshal Rajekar Liver transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver allograft. The most commonly used technique is orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is removed and the donor organ is placed in the same anatomic location as the original liver.     History:- The first human liver transplant was performed in 1963 by a surgical team led by Dr. Thomas Starzl of Denver, Colorado, United States. Dr. Starzl performed several additional transplants over the next few years [...]

Liver Cancer by Dr. Harshal Rajekar

Dr. Harshal Rajekar It is estimated that liver diseases are among the top ten killer diseases in India, causing lakhs of deaths every year. Besides, there are those who suffer from chronic liver problems, needing recurrent hospitalization and prolonged medical attention, which leaves them physically, mentally, emotionally and financially devastated. On the other hand, there are millions of cases of hepatic diseases, which go unreported or are reported when the matters have gone out of hand. Poverty coupled with lack of [...]

HPB Surgery by -Dr Harshal Rajekar   

Dr.Harshal Rajekar   The myth Prometheus enraged the Gods after climbing the Mount Olympus and stealing the torch in order to give fire to the humans. He was punished by Zeus and chained to a rock in the Kaukasus Mountains. Every couple of days, an eagle came and ate part of his liver. As the liver regenerated every time, the eagle returned, again and again, to eat the liver and thereby torture poor Prometheus.   Longmire, called it a “hostile” organ because it welcomes malignant cells [...]