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Our evaluation process ensures that you understand all of the steps required and that you are healthy enough to donate part of your liver.
Living Liver Donor Assessment Office Transplant Clinic, Peter Munk Building – 12th Floor Toronto General Hospital 585 University Ave., Toronto, ON M5G 2N2Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6581Fax: 416 340 4317Email: email@example.com
Donor Health History Form , along with documentation of your blood type to the Living Liver Donor program.
If you are a suitable donor, the program will contact you for a preliminary appointment. A preliminary appointment includes:
chest x-ray and meeting a transplant assessment coordinator and donor doctor.
If a liver transplant is right for you, you will move onto the second step of the evaluation. You may have some or all of these tests
Additionally, you will meet with a social worker, an independent medical team, and an anesthesiologist.
Depending on your results, you may have to meet other healthcare professionals and go through other tests.
After your evaluation is done, your donor team will review all your test results and will talk to you about whether donating a part of your liver is right for you.You may be approved to become a liver donor if:
Donor safety is our first priority. We will not compromise the donor assessment process even if the donor is very sick.
For more information, please review the
Living Liver Donor Manual and other materials in our
It is important to stay healthy while you are being evaluated as a donor and before your surgery. The donor team recommends the following:
Learn more about what to expect at every step of your
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If you wish to speak with a living liver donor or recipient, please contact our office.