Bitter Truth About Cadaveric Liver Transplant in India

31 Jul 2018

The slow rate of cadaveric liver transplant in India has stretched the waiting time for an organ transplant to the level where it becomes very difficult for the patients to survive. Presently, six months is the minimum waiting time for a liver but the wait could be longer due to unavailability of donors.

According to theOrgan Retrieval Banking Organization, India needs 15-20 thousand livers for transplantation every year but only 500 are managed from cadaveric d...

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