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alpha-1 related liver shut down

my brother has alpha-1  he was hospitalized yesterday and they think his liver is starting to shut down , what can they do about it?
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I’m sorry to hear about your brothers problems; I know nothing about Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Most of the folks in here are dealing with Hepatitis C. I just saw this resource in a quick search; maybe they can help in some way?

http://www.alphaone.org/alphas/

Best of luck to you and your family—

Bill
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I have the same thing and have developed cerohsis of the liver.  I have been put on the transplant list and from what I know so far that is the only option because it is not reversible. What hospital are you dealing with?
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