Digestive System Channel
Related Channels

Facts About Liver Transplants

Facts About Liver Transplant Risks

For someone with a diseased liver, transplant surgery is often the last hope for survival. However, having such a major surgery, especially when the person is already sick, can be dangerous, and not every liver recipient survives. About 1 out of 10 recipients will die within several months of the transplant operation. This is true for both living-donor and deceased-donor transplants.
It's important to be aware of these facts about liver transplants as you think about becoming a liver donor.
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2018 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.