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How do they evaluate potential living liver donors?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Exam

Liver donors are evaluated by physical and psychological exam and by blood tests and x-rays.
First they must be offering the donation for the right reason and then they must be healthy enough to survive the surgery, have enough liver to spare and be a match for their recipient.

In brief: Exam

Liver donors are evaluated by physical and psychological exam and by blood tests and x-rays.
First they must be offering the donation for the right reason and then they must be healthy enough to survive the surgery, have enough liver to spare and be a match for their recipient.
Dr. Ralph Layman
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