I will be the donor for my father's liver transplant
Stop smoking for at least 1 month before surgery and 6 months after.
Hello Mr. Ankush,
Welcome to Ask a Doctor service.
You must stop smoking at least 1 month prior to the proposed surgery and stop it completely after the surgery.
Stopping smoking is healthy for you, it reduces the risk of hypertension and stroke and heart attacks in the future.
There is no benefit in continuing to smoke.
I hope that answers your query.
Nothing major, your BP may be high.
Hello again Mr Ankush.
Smoking cigarettes will usually not affect any tests, but it keeps the blood pressure high which can make it difficult to perform surgery hence you should stop smoking at least 1 month prior to surgery.
Other than that, it does not affect any other tests that are done as a prerequisite for transplant donors.
I hope that clears your doubt.
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