Causes of Disqualification of Egyptian Potential Living Liver Donors
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Due to absence of Deceased-donors in Egypt, Living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has emerged as an option to the traditional deceased-donor transplantation procedure. But there is an essential risk related to liver resection for healthy donors.
Condition or disease
The aim of this work is to identify and analyze the causes of disqualification of potential Egyptian living liver-donors in a University based liver transplant program
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 50 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
potential living liver donors
All potential living liver donors in the period from June 2010 to June 2012
Age between 18 and 50 years
Relationship within 3rd degree of consanguinity with recipient or spouse.
The donor-recipient pair must be blood group compatible.
An informed consent should be obtained.
Patients with nknown mrsdical or surgical history that interfere with donation
Underlying medical condition (diabetes, cardiopulmonary disease, etc.).