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how long does a person live after giving part of his liver
A 46-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Urology
Several weeks: You would first have to undergo a thorough medical evaluation to be sure that you were healthy and could safely tolerate the surgery. This would incl ... Read More
55 years experience General Surgery
As soon as possible: If you want to donate your liver , speak to the transplantation team, they immediately asses you, you health condition, are you free from contagious d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Hepatology
It depends: It depends on the type of donation. Left lobe donation (to a child) is an easier operation with a shorter recovery. Right lobe donation (to an adult ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Cardiology
Need to see doctor: It is difficult to tell you what it is. You need to see your doctor to examine you and order necessary testings.
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Go to see ur doctor: You should see your doctor and get yourself checked. Imaging study- like ct scan , perlvic sonogram etc- definitely will need to be done.
There are a ... Read More
41 years experience General Surgery
Several things: There are many things that could manifest like this:1) inflamatory(infection, sebaceous cyst, endometrioma if you have had uterine surgery before) 2) ... Read More
A female asked:
14 years experience General Surgery
Some : Some ostomies are for ever and other temporary. For low rectal cancer a temporary may be use to proted the new conection alowed to be healthy.If the c ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
38 years experience General Surgery
See attached URL: While there are several areas you can get more information, i suggest you go to the website of the american society of transplantation and download th ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: The liver can regenerate at any age, depending on how much liver is removed. Also, there are appears to a decrease in the ability to do so as we age. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: There are numerous bile ducts throughout the liver. There are also bile ducts outside of the liver. The liver produces the bile. The bile ducts drain ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver donation: Worst risk is liver failure. That is why patients who are thinking in becoming living donors are very, very carefully screened to avoid risks.
A 34-year-old male asked:
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It doesn't.
A 29-year-old member asked:
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes: There are bile ducts both inside and outside the liver that drain the bile from the liver to the intestines.
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