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Do I need to be ready at a moment’s notice for a liver transplant?

Livers can only stay out of a body for a few hours once removed from a donor. Therefore, if you are on a list for a liver transplant, you must be available to come to the hospital quickly. It is best to make sure that the center has several numbers to reach you including your mobile phone number.

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