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Do many people die while waiting for a liver transplant?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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In brief: Liver transplant
A patient must be placed on a national waiting list managed by the united network for organ sharing (unos) in order to receive a liver transplant.
I refer you to other resources to get an idea of how this list is generated. I could not find any statistics to answer your question specifically. The average wait time for a liver is just over 300 days.

In brief: Liver transplant
A patient must be placed on a national waiting list managed by the united network for organ sharing (unos) in order to receive a liver transplant.
I refer you to other resources to get an idea of how this list is generated. I could not find any statistics to answer your question specifically. The average wait time for a liver is just over 300 days.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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In brief: Too many
And the unos numbers underestimate them, because many patients are removed from the waiting list when they get too sick to be able to be transplanted.
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In brief: Too many
And the unos numbers underestimate them, because many patients are removed from the waiting list when they get too sick to be able to be transplanted.
Be an organ donor...Make a miracle!
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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