Surgical Procedures for Viral Hepatitis
by Michael Jubinville, MPH
Surgery is not used to treat hepatitis. A liver transplant may be needed if damage is severe enough to keep the liver from working as it should.
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Last reviewed February 2019 by David L. Horn, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 4/17/2019
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