Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. According to some facts studied by Japanese scientists, the survival rate of a patient undergoing a liver transplant from a living donor can be 73% which can last for 10-years1. It is crucial to note that living donor liver transplantation has only emerged within the recent decades. Medical experts have highlighted that the victims of end stages of liver diseases like cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatitis C and hepatitis B are advised to opt for a living donor liver transplantation rather than a dead donor liver transplantation. A living donor is expected to possess a blood type that matches the recipient's blood; he should be in good health; he should be more than 18 and less than 60 years old; he should perform various medical tests which are going to prove his physical fitness. Moreover, there are multiple benefits of living liver donor transplantation over cadaveric donor transplantation: living donor transplantation can be done on an elective basis since the donor is already available; compared to a cadeveric organ donor, the living donor transplantation has fewer chances of death and health complications development...
|Author||Lydia D. Thomson-Smith|
|Number of Pages||136|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||FastBook Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-07-31 00:00:00|