Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Arora, K. Adult to adult live donor liver transplantation. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liveradulttoadult.html. Accessed December 14th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Elective voluntary directed liver donation to a patient by a relative or friend to overcome shortage of cadaveric organs
- Usually right lobe transplants since left lobe grafts have inadequate volume
- Preliminary report suggests that biliary tract complications are common, are amenable to surgical intervention, don't adversely affect patient or graft survival (Hum Pathol 2001;32:814)