Who can donate liver in India

Who are eligible to donate liver in India?

  • In India, donor should be a blood-relative to the patient
  • Donate liver on his/her free will
  • Age above 18 to 55 years can donate a part of his/her liver
  • Body weight between 50-85 kg (should not be overweight or obese)
  • Liver donor should have same blood group as patient or O group
  • Medically and psychologically fit and healthy for surgery

Basic Tests required before getting a Liver Transplant

  • Doppler ultrasound of abdomen
  • Blood tests (complete blood count, liver function test, kidney function test, serology screening, blood group, prothrombin time)
  • CT scan of abdomen
  • ECG, Echocardiogram and stress testing to evaluate heart function
  • UGI endoscopy/fibroscan of liver

 

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