Part of liver is usually taken from living healthy person. Pak Health Care emphasizes a lot on liver donor selection. Liver transplant is a big operation, if correct and appropriate donor is not selected it causes mentally and financially problem in long run. Pak Health Care have experienced and skilled doctors who help the patient in selecting suitable donor.
PAK HEALTH CARE DOCTOR’S TEAM FOR SELECTION
Our doctors first make sure that the person who is ready to donate is fully healthy. The team of doctors that we host first closely examine the patient as well as the donor, and later conclude whether the donor is fully fit and healthy or not.
It is necessary to ensure that the liver of the donor is right for the patient to avoid future diseases and difficulties. Our doctors closely pay attention to every big and small detail regarding donor selection for liver transplant to make sure that the operation is totally free of harm.
- Donor age should be between 18 – 45 years.
- Donor should be from family.
- Blood group should be compatible with patient.
|Patient Blood Group||Donor Blood Group Should be|
|A||A+, A-, O+, O-|
|B||B+, B-, O+, O-|
|AB||A+, A-, B+, B-, O+, O-, AB+, AB-|
- Weight should be less than 100 kg.
- Having no chronic disease like hepatitis B, C or sugar or any other disease.
TESTS REQUIRED FOR DONOR SELECTION
- Anti HCV
- Fasting Fatty Liver
- Ultrasound Doppler Liver
- CT Scan Abdomen