A liver transplant, or hepatic transplant, involves replacing a diseased liver with a healthy portion or entire liver taken from a living or deceased donor. It is the treatment of choice for all patients with a severe and irreversible liver or bile duct disease when all other medical and surgical therapeutic alternatives have failed.
Liver transplant explained in first person
Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
A lot of professionals take part in the process, and they must all work as effectively and efficiently as possible to fight for the patient and make them as safe as possible.
I thought it would be much worse, much harder, and it really isn’t. Maybe because we were well-prepared, they told us everything in advance. It really wasn’t as bad as I thought. I recovered very quickly in the hospital.