Patients waiting for a liver or kidney transplant face many unanswered questions. How long is the waiting list? Am I eligible for a living donor transplant? How do I find a living donor?
Members of the UPMC Transplant team are here to answer all your questions. Watch Abhi Humar, MD, chief of Transplantation at UPMC, George Mazariegos, chief of Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Swaytha Ganesh, medical director of the UPMC Living Donor Program, and members of the UPMC Living Donor Program to learn more about living donation and how to find a living donor.
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