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Who decides if a liver transplant is right for you?

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Many health care facilities assemble a team of specialists and professionals to evaluate and choose candidates for a liver transplant. They may include:

  • Liver specialist (hepatologist)
  • Transplant surgeons
  • Transplant coordinator, usually a registered nurse
  • Social worker
  • Psychiatrist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Chemical dependency specialist
  • Financial counselor

From: Liver Transplantation WebMD Medical Reference

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The American Liver Foundation. 

Sotiropoulos GC. 2009; 87(11): 1672-1680. Transplantation,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 12, 2018

SOURCE: 

The American Liver Foundation. 

Sotiropoulos GC. 2009; 87(11): 1672-1680. Transplantation,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 12, 2018

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