A 33-year-old member asked:
How are liver donors evaluated and chosen after they die?
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Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Death and life b4: Factors taken into consideration include the type of death in that the liver was not damaged. Other factors include the health of the patient before his death that might make the liver not suitable.
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Last updated Jul 4, 2012
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