FAQ About Living-Donor Liver Transplants
Medically Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on January 20, 2022
What Is a Living-Donor Transplant?
What Are the Advantages?
Who Can Be a Living Donor?
Who's Eligible for a Transplant?
Who Is Eligible to Donate?
What Are the Risks to the Donor?
Is It Risky to Get a New Liver?
How Do You Prepare for Surgery?
What Happens During Donor Surgery?
What Happens When You Get a Liver?
Who Pays for the Surgery?
How Long Is the Hospital Stay?
What Is Recovery Like?
What Happens After Surgery?
Questions to Ask Your Doctor