Hepatitis C Research and News: Many Donor Livers Too Steatotic For Transplant | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

What are the factors that contribute to deceased donor livers being discarded at the time of organ retrieval? Are increasing obesity rates in the general community one of these factors?

 

Presented recently at the DDW week, this comprehensive data analysis from the United States reveals that donor age as well as donor obesity can contribute to non-use of the liver for transplant.......