Podcast: Living Donor Liver Transplantation

In this episode of Back to Health, Benjamin Samstein, MD, Chief of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, discusses the living donor liver transplantation program at Weill Cornell Medicine. He highlights what qualifies a person to be a living donor and how patients can be evaluated to be candidates for transplants. He goes into detail about what to expect from the transplantation surgery, as well as the costs and reimbursements for both donors and recipients.

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