Living-Donor Liver Transplant

Abhinav Humar, MD, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of living-donor liver transplant.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of LDLT for the individual patient with liver failure
  • Explain the risks and complications associated with living donation
  • Identify the optimal timing for offering LDLT to patients


No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 2/11/2021 | Last Modified On: 2/124/2022 | Expires: 2/21/2023


February 11, 2021


February 21, 2023

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Abhinav Humar, MD

Abhinav Humar, MD

Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery Clinical Director, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

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