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Can O+ve donate liver to A+ve ?

my father is 57 years old a case of cirrhosis of liver with portal hyprtension he needs a liver transplant. what is the best place for liver transplant in india and what is the approximate cost of the procedure? my father is A positive and my brother O positive.c an he donate his liver if found eligible?are only siblings/parents/children/wife allowed to be donors? or can a distant but willing relative can also be a donor? what is the approximate duration of wait for a person on cadaveric transplant list in india?pls reply. thanks in advance.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Apr 2011
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Best hospital for liver transplant is Apollo Hospital Delhi & Medanta Guregaon in Haryana .Approximate cost is 30-40 lacs INR. Tissue matchung is done prior to transplantation .cadaveric donor is not advisable.
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