Liver transplant improves mental function

When the anomalies of the liver through a transplant, not only do liver problems benefit, there is also an improvement in cognitive (cognitive) celebratory functions.

According to a study prepared by the hospital "Vall d'Hebron" in Barcelona, ​​Spain and published in the journal TransplantationWith a liver transplant, toxins are eliminated from the cognitive impairment .

The liver with cirrhosis accumulates toxic substances that affect the nervous system central (hepatic encephalopathy), a phenomenon that is controlled after transplantation. The better the cognitive situation of the patient before the transplant, the more irreversible problems can be avoided in the future.


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