Unfortunately my wife got the bad news last night, that she is not being offered a liver transplant. I did ask why she has been turned down & it was revealed she was unable to complete the necessary physical tests, but I believe it is a combination of her age 69 & the fact that she was not strong enough to complete the aforementioned tests. They did find a non occlusive thrombus within the right branch at the level of the porta hepatis extending down to the portomesenteric confluence & superior vein. She is to be prescribed drugs to disperse this blood clot. All in all she was disappointed with the outcome? I tried to explain to her that they have to take the line that she may not be strong enough to undergo the complex operation, & would it give her any longer life at her age. Its a terrible thing to have been rejected but that's life.
Rejected for Liver transplant - British Liver Trust
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