Fetal Liver Tissue Transplant in Alcoholic Fatty Degeneration of the Liver: A Study of 13 Cases

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Abstract

Globally, 1.4 million deaths occur annually as a result of chronic liver diseases. The reasons for this high death toll include unavailability of healthy liver donors and highly expensive liver transplantation treatment.

Keywords

Obesity Migration Hepatitis Albumin Creatinine 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of West Bengal supported the investigator with a research grant during his tenure at Bijoygarh State Hospital from 1999 to 2006. The work started in Bijoygarh Government Hospital (1999–2006) and was followed up at Vidyasagore Government Hospital subsequently. The author gratefully acknowledges the support of the patients who volunteered for this research work. The guidance of Prof. K. L. Mukherjee (Biochemistry) and Prof. M. K. Chhetri, former Director of Health Services, is gratefully acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Regenerative Medicine and Translational ScienceCalcutta School of Tropical MedicineCalcuttaIndia

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