At the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, your transplant team will guide you through every step of the treatment and liver transplant process.
After the UPMC liver transplant team receives your medical records and information:
Evaluations for liver transplant are based on your medical condition. Evaluations may include some/all of the following diagnostic tests and transplant surgery consultations:
A multidisciplinary team reviews each patient’s case at a selection meeting and makes decisions regarding approval of liver transplant candidates. We will notify you of our decision within one week of the committee’s decision.
For those patients not approved for liver transplantation, our transplant team can refer them to the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases where our expert liver specialists can provide medical therapy and additional treatment options.