Living-donor liver transplantation (IPG194)
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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on living donor liver transplantation in November 2006. In accordance with the Interventional Procedures Programme Process Guide, guidance on procedures with special arrangements are reviewed 3 years after publication and the procedure is reassessed if important new evidence is available.
The guidance was considered for reassessment in November 2009 and it was concluded that NICE will not be updating this guidance at this stage. However, if you believe there is new evidence which should warrant a review of our guidance, please contact us via the email address below.
Many diseases can damage the liver. If damage is severe, a liver transplantation may be necessary. Living-donor liver transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with part of a healthy liver from a donor (usually a relative or spouse).
For the donor:
X45.8 Other specified donation of organ
For the recipient:
J01.1 Orthotopic transplantation of liver NEC
Y99.2 Live related donor or Y99.3 Live unrelated donor
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- IPG194 Living-donor liver transplantation - guidance (web format)
- IPG194 Living-donor liver transplantation - guidance
- IPG194 Living transplants from living-donors - information for the public
- IPG194 Living transplants from living donors - information for the public (Word version)
- Living-donor liver transplantation: Consultation comments table and responses
- Living-donor liver transplantation (interventional procedures consultation)
- Living-donor liver transplantation (interventional procedures overview)
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Visit the NICE Pathway: alcohol use disorders
This page was last updated: 04 April 2011
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