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Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Final Thoughts

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Presentation: Living Donor Liver Surgery
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It may be that in your doctor's medical center, only a few or none of these problems have happened. The risk rates we talk about in this presentation may also be higher or lower in your particular medical center. So be sure to talk with your healthcare providers about the frequency of problems they see with this surgery.
It's important for you to know and understand the possible problems that can happen, so you are fully informed before you make a decision about this surgery.
When all of the potential risks of a liver donation surgery are considered, the risk is that a problem will happen in about 2 out of every 7 surgeries.

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