Liver transplant

Alternative Names

Hepatic transplant; Transplant – liver

Definition of Liver transplant

Liver transplant is surgery to replace a diseased liver with a healthy liver.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/4/2010

Donor liver attachment

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