Understanding Liver Transplant

Your Guide to Liver Transplant

During a liver transplant, a diseased liver is replaced with a healthy liver, either through a deceased or a living donor. If you are living with end-stage liver failure, a liver transplant can help restore function, improving your overall quality of life.

As with any surgery, you likely have many questions about liver transplantation. This guide can help answer those questions, giving you the power to make an informed decision about your treatment options.

By downloading our guide, you’ll learn:

  • Conditions we treat with transplant surgery
  • How you are evaluated for surgery
  • What to expect once you are eligible for surgery
  • Why Vanderbilt Health

Vanderbilt Health’s liver transplant specialists offer complete care for liver and bile duct diseases. We have performed more than 2,200 liver transplants since 1990 – the largest number of liver transplants among any program in Tennessee – with excellent outcomes.