Liver Disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a rare genetic condition that can cause liver disease, lung disease, and diseases of the skin and connective tissues. Dr. Jeffrey Teckman is a specialist in Alpha-1 liver disease. There is great information here: alpha-1foundation.org/alpha...

Alpha-1 is diagnosed quickly with a blood test that you can request at your clinic or surgery.

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  • Yes I Had Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and yes I've had a liver transplant. In 2010 & yes everything is great.. I have a regular checkup at kings college hospital in London.

  • I am happy to learn that you had a successful liver transplant.

  • HAD U ALREADY HAD ANOTHER LIVER TRANSPLANT OR IS THIS UR FIRST

  • This is my first transplant. April 2010

  • Thank you

  • WHAT SHALL I DO IF MY HUSBAND HAS A DAMAGED LIVER AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANT

  • my husband had alpha1 had to have liver transplant 6months now and doing fine at the moment

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