During a living donor liver transplant, a portion of a healthy person’s liver (the donor) is removed and transplanted into another person (the recipient) to replace their unhealthy liver.
To reduce time spent on the waiting list, family, friends, co-workers, and even strangers offer to be living organ donors.
A time may come when your doctor tells you that you need a liver transplant. Living donor liver transplant is an alternative to waiting on the transplant list.
This toolkit is for people who’ve been approved as a liver transplant candidate, been placed on the national transplant waiting list, and have decided to pursue the option of finding a living donor.