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​​​​​Who are Candidates for Transplant?

Patients referred to the transplant team may be experiencing the following:

  • End-stage liver disease (which could be caused by cirrhosis or scarring of the liver from diagnoses such as viral hepatitis)
  • No reasonable alternative treatment for liver disease
  • Fulminant Hepatic Failure
  • Life-threatening upper gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Development of hepatorenal syndrome
  • Recurrent encephalopathy that can't be managed with conventional therapy
  • Liver cancer without evidence of metastases (spreading)​