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Liver transplantEnglishGastrointestinal;TransplantTeen (13-18 years)LiverDigestive systemConditions and diseases;Non-drug treatmentTeen (13-18 years)NALanding Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>​This hub offers information and advice for teens before, during and after liver transplant surgery.<br></p><p>This hub offers information and tools to help teens understand what to expect before, during and after liver transplant surgery. You will learn how you will be assessed for surgery and what to do while waiting for your transplant. You will also learn about adjusting to life with your new liver, for example how to manage your medications, make healthy lifestyle choices, handle stress and make decisions that set you up for long-term success.<br></p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/anxiety_psychotherapy.jpg<div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/livertransplant">Home</a></div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/livertransplant?topic=prepforlivertransplant">Preparing for a liver transplant</a></div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/livertransplant?topic=livertransplantsurgery">Liver transplant surgery</a></div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/livertransplant?topic=livingwithnewliver">Living with your new liver</a></div> <br><br>

 

 

Liver transplant surgeryLiver transplant surgeryLiver transplant surgeryLEnglishGastrointestinal;TransplantTeen (13-18 years)LiverDigestive systemConditions and diseases;Non-drug treatmentTeen (13-18 years)NALanding PageCollection Hub<p>Find out what happens immediately before and after your transplant surgery, how long you will stay in the hospital and how to start taking care of your new liver as you return to your regular routine.<br></p><p>​Find out what happens immediately before and after your transplant surgery, how long you will stay in the hospital and how to start taking care of your new liver as you return to your regular routine.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your transplant surgery</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The time has come for your transplant surgery. Find out which tests you will need right before surgery, whether you are receiving a transplant from a living or deceased donor, and what to expect as you wake up from surgery and gradually recover. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2652&language=English">Living donor liver transplant: Planned tests before surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2653&language=English">Deceased donor liver transplant: Tests when you arrive at the hospital</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2655&language=English">What happens during liver transplant surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2656&language=English">What to expect right after liver transplant surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2657&language=English">Your stay in hospital after surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3259&language=English">Common concerns about surgery</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Going home and follow-up</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Going home after transplant surgery is an exciting part of your transplant journey, but it can take some time to adjust to your life with a new organ. Learn about managing your medications and caring for your PICC line or CVL, attending follow-up appointments and making a smooth return to your everyday routine.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2658&language=English">Taking medicines and looking after your PICC line or CVL</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2659&language=English">Clinic visits and follow-up tests after a liver transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2660&language=English">Possible viruses after a liver transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2701&language=English">Returning to school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2702&language=English">Common questions and concerns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2703&language=English">Thanking your organ donor</a></li></ol></div>livertransplantsurgery<span class="recognition-text">Production and maintenance of these articles were made possible in part by an educational grant provided by <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Sponsors">Astellas</a>. SickKids is grateful for the generous support of our corporate partners but does not endorse specific products or services, nor receive any editorial direction from its sponsors.</span><br>