Dr. H Ramesh

Dr. H Ramesh

Transplant Surgeon - Liver Transplant Surgeon

  , Kochi, India

  35 Years of experience


Dr. H Ramesh is one of the finest Transplant Surgeon in India. He is an experienced Liver Transplant Surgeon in the India. The Medical practitioner has been associated with various reputed hospitals in the India. The physician is currently working as a Senior Consultant, Director Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, India. The doctor is a well-reputed and sought after medical expert and is

  • MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, Madras University, Chennai, 1979
  • MS - General Surgery - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1984
  • MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology - Madras University, Madras, 1987

qualified. Dr. H Ramesh has been associated with many hospitals over the course of his illustrious and experienced career.

The hospitals include:

  • Dr.H. Ramesh worked as Chief Surgeon and Associate Director, Digestive Diseases Center at PVS Memorial Hospital, Cochin
  • Dr.H. Ramesh is a Director at Lakeshore Hospital & Research Center, Nettoor, Cochin
  • Worked as Consultant Surgical Gastroenterology and Oncology, at Cochin Port Trust Hospital, Cochin

Dr. H Ramesh has more than 35 Years of clinic experience. The Clinician specializes in and performs the following surgeries:

  • Liver transplant
  • Transplants
  • Fellowship - American College of Surgeons, 1996
  • Fellowship - Royal College of Surgeons, England, 2006
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal endosurgeons
  • Society of Laparoscopic surgery
  • Indian Association of surgical gastroenterology
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Society for Organ Retrieval and Transplantation
  • Tropical pancreatitis - long term results of surgery to the Educational Center Amphitheater
Liver transplant

A liver transplant surgery is conducted to remove the diseased liver and replace it with a healthy liver donated by either a living or a deceased donor. There are a huge number of people who are listed on the waiting list for a liver transplant because the availability of donated liver is limited. This is the reason why a liver transplant is an expensive procedure and is conducted only in rare cases.

Qualifications for Liver Transplant Recipient

A healthy liver plays an important role in the human body. It plays a key role in the absorption and storage of key nutrients and medications and also helps eliminate bacteria and toxins from the blood.

However, a healthy liver may get diseased over a period of time due to many reasons. Patients with the following liver-related conditions are considered for the liver transplant procedure:

    • Acute liver failure triggered by drug-induced liver injury among other reasons
    • Chronic liver failure or end-stage liver disease due to liver cirrhosis
    • Hepatic tumour or cancer
    • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    • Alcoholic liver disease
    • Chronic viral hepatitis
    • Diseases causing liver failure
      Some of the leading reasons that contribute to liver cirrhosis include the following:
    • Diseased bile ducts that carry the bile juice from the liver and small intestine to the gall bladder
    • Hemochromatosis, which is a genetic problem where the liver tends to build up iron undesirably
    • Wilson’s disease wherein the liver accumulates copper by itself
    • Biliary atresia in children, a condition wherein an infant is born without the bile ducts or has the ducts blocked or damaged
    • Liver cancers such as cholangiocarcinoma, hepatoblastoma, or hepatocellular carcinoma

 Liver Disease Symptoms

The patients with liver disease may experience the following symptoms:

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nausea and loss of appetite
  • Muscle and weight loss
  • Black stools and vomiting
  • Jaundice
  • Problems with blood clotting
  • Confusion and forgetfulness
  • Build up of fluids in the abdomen

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