Liver is the first largest abdominal organ and the second largest organ in the human body. It lies between the upper abdominal cavity and below the diaphragm. It has two lobes, the right lobe and the left lobe. The right lobe is the largest lobe that contains cells called lobules. Each lobule contains a central vein or intralobular vein.


  1. It secretes bile that is carried through the bile duct.
  2. It converts unsaturated fats into saturated fats.
  3. It stores iron and vitamin B12 which are necessary for the formation of red blood cells.
  4. It produces heparin which is a natural anticoagulant.
  5. Vitamins A, D, E, and K are stored.
  6. Toxic substances and drugs are inactivated.

Factors that harm/damage liver


Alcohol is dangerous for it. Intake of alcohol should be limited very much. Otherwise, the cells will be damaged and inflammation will result leading to the death of the cells.

Fizzy Drinks

Occasional consumption of a small amount of fizzy drinks like soda or cola is fine. If the consumption becomes a habit or if we take them in higher amounts, then the person becomes obese and the fat becomes accumulates in the liver.

Foods Rich in Salt

Salt intake does not help it in any way. Excess water cannot be removed from the body due to excessive salt intake. 

Baked Food Items

There is a large amount of sugar in these items. Higher amounts of their consumption lead to obesity. 


Sasi Gastro & Liver Care will let all patients know about the exact cause of their liver damage condition.


Fatty Liver

It is also called a non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It is caused due to excess intake of salt and sugar.


It is caused due to heavy alcohol consumption.


It means inflammation of this organ. Many factors contribute this. It is of five types. Those are hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.

Liver Diseases caused due to Genetic Conditions

Many other liver diseases are caused due to excessive storage of iron and copper in the organs due to hereditary conditions.


  1. Anti-inflammatory medications to reduce the inflammation.
  2. Laparotomy.
  3. Hepatectomy (trisegmentectomy, total left lobectomy, total right lobectomy).
  4. Liver transplant.
  5. Laparoscopy.
We, at Sasi Gastro & Liver Care, take utmost responsibility to treat the patients very well and explain to them about all the possible treatment options.

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