Wiley: Incarceration, Marijuana Use and Suicide Attempts May Hinder Liver Transplant Eligibility | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

As reported in the journal Liver Transplantation: Social Factors May Hinder Liver Transplant Eligibility http://t.co/Io4ZzCTfkZ

 

Liver transplantation is not just a major surgical procedure but is combined with the requirement for life long adherance to a medication regimen (immunosuppressive medications). This means that potential transplant candidates are carefully evaluated for their ability to be able to comply with what is required both prior to and following the transplant procedure.