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What is nondirected liver transplants?

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This is when you donate a part of their liver to someone you've never met. You may just want to help a stranger who needs a new liver.

Part of your liver will go to someone who is on the national organ donation waiting list. You don't need to meet the person who's getting the new liver, either before surgery or afterward. You don't even need to learn their name. It's up to you. Sometimes, donors and recipients decide to meet.

From: Types of Living-Donor Liver Transplants WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Allegheny Health Network: "Transplant Surgery Living Donor Facts."

Columbia University Medical Center: "Living Donor Liver Transplantation FAQs."

Jefferson Health: "Domino Liver Transplant."

Mayo Clinic: "Amyloidosis Definition," "Liver Transplant."

UC Davis Health System: "Matching and Compatibility."

UNOS Transplant Living: "Non-Related," "Paired Donation," "Related."

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: "Living Non-Directed Organ Donation.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 17, 2018

SOURCES:

Allegheny Health Network: "Transplant Surgery Living Donor Facts."

Columbia University Medical Center: "Living Donor Liver Transplantation FAQs."

Jefferson Health: "Domino Liver Transplant."

Mayo Clinic: "Amyloidosis Definition," "Liver Transplant."

UC Davis Health System: "Matching and Compatibility."

UNOS Transplant Living: "Non-Related," "Paired Donation," "Related."

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: "Living Non-Directed Organ Donation.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 17, 2018

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