How dangerous is a liver transplant?

Possible risks and complications of a liver transplant
The greatest risk of this operation is transplant failure. In such a case, your body rejects the new liver, often for reasons doctors can’t determine. A liver transplant also puts you at a high risk for infection.

A liver transplant is a surgical procedure that removes a liver that no longer functions properly (肝不全) and replaces it with a healthy liver from a living or deceased donor.

Your liver is your largest internal organ and performs several critical functions, including:

Removing bacteria and toxins from the blood
Preventing infection and regulating immune responses
Processing nutrients, medications and hormones
Producing bile, which helps the body absorb fats, cholesterol and fat-soluble vitamins
Making proteins that help the blood clot
Liver transplant is usually reserved as a treatment option for people who have significant complications due to end-stage chronic liver disease. In rare cases, sudden failure of a previously normal liver may occur.

The number of people waiting for a liver transplant greatly exceeds the number of available deceased-donor livers.

The human liver regenerates and returns to its normal size shortly after surgical removal of part of the organ. This makes living-donor liver transplant an alternative to waiting for a deceased-donor liver to become available.

 

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