A 37-year-old member asked:
can you be a live liver transplant donor?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Ralph Layman answered
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes: Adults can donate the left half of their liver to children and sometimes the right half of their liver to adults.
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
Dr. Stuart Flechner answered
46 years experience Urology
Yes: There are a number of centers around the country that do this. However, it is complex surgery that should only be done by surgeons with specialized training and skills in this area.
Answered on Jun 17, 2012
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