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UC San Diego Health System screens and evaluates your health and related circumstances to help determine the best treatment path when considering liver transplantation. Upon referral from your gastroenterologist, hepatologist or other physician, an extensive course of testing may occur, such as:
More or less tests may be required based on your medical condition. Following the testing, the liver transplant team will explain the benefits and drawbacks of transplantation to you and your family and discuss if you are eligible to be placed on the national registry for a donor liver.
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