Liver transplant is a complex surgical procedure, performed when all other treatments fail to manage liver disease. Extensive physical and mental evaluations are performed before a patient can be considered as a candidate for transplant.
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European Liver Transplant Registry
(ELTR) summarizes the results of about 40,000 liver transplantations in 35,000 patients from 120 centers of 20 countries.
eMedicine article discusses types of transplant surgeries, how patient need is determined, and types of donors. Includes exams and tests, self-care at home, medications, and when to seek medical care.
Mayo Clinic article discusses the process from determining need through post-transplant treatment. Includes waiting for a donor organ and preparing for the surgery.
Liver Transplant Support Online
Information, chats, and message boards for pre- and post-transplant patients. Includes news, medications and research, concerns, jokes, poems, and journals.
Describes the transplant process, and provides a link to the most current list of free publications available from the National Institutes of Health.
New Zealand Liver Transplant Recipients Website
Provides information, personal experiences and contact people for all recipients, care givers and interested people. Donors, fact sheets and The Liver are three sections.
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