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Can a live donor be used for a liver transplant?

A healthy person can donate up to 65% of their liver. This is usually enough for the recipient. The partial liver graft with grow in the recipient and the remnant will grow in the donor. Live donor liver transplants are performed a few centers where they have specialized experience.

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