Living-Donor Liver Transplant Criteria and Requirements
At UPMC, we honor those who choose to donate a portion of their liver to enhance the life of a person with liver disease.
Who Can Become a Living Liver Donor?
Living-donors for liver transplants can include:
- Family members
Who is Eligible for Living-Donor Liver Surgery?
Potential living liver donors should:
- Be between the ages of 18 and 55
- Be in good general health and have no history of:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis and hepatitis B or C
- Heart disease
- Cancers or other diseases that could complicate the surgery