World Liver Day observed at Amri , Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: AMRI Bhubaneswar organized health talk on the occasion of World Liver Day as a part of their proactive step to raise awareness about liver health within the community. In an effort to address the increasing concern of liver diseases, AMRI Bhubaneswar hosted a health talk at its premises.

The event featured insights from esteemed medical professionals focusing on rising cases of chronic liver diseases, precautionary measures to prevent fatal liver ailments and liver cancer

Dr. Saktimaya Mahapatra, Hospital Director of AMRI Bhubaneswar, emphasized the urgency of addressing liver-related issues, stating, “As a healthcare institution deeply rooted in the community, AMRI Bhubaneswar recognizes the pressing need to combat liver diseases. Through initiatives like this health talk, we strive to equip individuals with knowledge and resources to safeguard their liver health and ultimately reduce liver-related morbidity and mortality in Odisha.”

Dr. Gyanranjan Rout, Consultant in Medical Gastroenterology at AMRI Hospital, Bhubaneswar, echoed concerns about the prevalence of liver ailments, stating, “Chronic liver diseases are silently affecting a large segment of the population, often leading to severe complications like liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. By educating individuals about the impact of factors such as alcohol consumption, viral hepatitis, and obesity, we can empower them to make informed choices for better liver health.”

“Amidst the alarming rise in liver diseases, it’s imperative to understand the underlying causes and adopt preventive measures,” remarked Dr. Sachin Sekhar Biswal, Consultant in Medical Oncology at AMRI Bhubaneswar “With liver cancer being one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally, early detection and lifestyle modifications can significantly improve outcomes.”

According to recent statistics, liver diseases account for a significant portion of mortality in Odisha, underscoring the urgency of proactive measures to combat this health issue.

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