Checking the harness: Safety for living liver donors


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Key Points

1. Expertise in hepatobiliary surgery.

2. Donor selection criteria.

3. Selective liver biopsy in donors.

4. Accurate determination of hepatic volumes and anatomy.

5. Extent of donor hepatectomy.

6. Donor psychosocial evaluation.

7. Catastrophic events.

8. Long-term follow up. Liver Transpl, 2012. © 2012 AASLD.