Living Donor Liver Transplant: How it is Done and Why it Makes Sense


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Nationally, there are approximately 18,000 patients on the liver transplant list. Annually, about 6,000 patients receive a liver transplant. Because of the organ shortage, many patients waiting for liver transplants die on the list or become too sick to undergo transplant. Dr. John Roberts offers these solutions: expanded criteria donors, split livers and living donors. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35233]