The liver is located in the right upper abdomen, just below
the diaphragm. Some of its most important
The liver is the only internal organ capable of full
regeneration. As little as 25% of a
liver can regrow into a full liver. This
regenerative property is the essence of live donor liver transplantation,
a procedure in which a portion of a donor’s liver is transplanted into a
recipient. Both livers will grow in size
and return to normal function in a matter of weeks.
A number of diseases can impair or destroy liver function to
the point that a liver transplant
is necessary. They include:
Information about our living donor program.
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