Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure

March 19, 2015 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Liver transplants from live donors appear to work just as well as traditional transplants for patients with sudden (acute) liver failure, new research suggests.

What's more, people who donate a portion of their liver (live donors) don't seem to have any serious complications as a result of the donation procedure.

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