The replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver from another person is called Liver Transplantation. The native liver is removed and replaced by the donor organ in the same anatomic location as the original liver.

Types of donors for liver transplant

  • Live Donor — A live donor is a living person who is healthy
  • Cadeveric Donor — A cadaveric donor is a brain dead person. Donation of liver donor is possible if the family members of the person wish to donate liver before life support discontinues

The ideal candidates for liver transplant have:

  • Willingness to donate
  • Age between 18-55 years
  • Weight between 50-85kg
  • He/She must be a close relative or family member only
  • Matching blood groups of the donor and recipient
  • Normal functioning and structure of liver and other body organs.
  • Sufficient volume of liver should be available for the recipient when half of the liver of the donor is used.

Indications for liver transplant surgery

  • Cholestatic Diseases
  • Chronic Hepatitis
  • Alcoholic Cirrhosis
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Fulminant acute hepatic necrosis
  • Primary Hepatic tumors

Liver Transplant in India

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