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Patient Education Class: Transplant Recipient Evaluation Process

Mondays, 10-11am
Keck Hospital of USC
6th Floor, Coliseum Room

This class invites patient’s and their families/ caregivers to attend a one-hour orientation to the liver transplant evaluation process. Patient’s will be scheduled for one of these classes during their initial evaluation. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. There will also be time for questions and answers during and after the class. Topics will include:

  • Learning about your liver and cirrhosis
  • Pre-transplant testing and evaluation
  • Members of the transplant team
  • How to get on the transplant list
  • The MELD Score (scoring system for liver allocation)
  • What to do in case of an emergency
  • Nutrition and liver disease
  • Medications that may be harmful
  • Lifestyle changes/ exercise and activities/ stress reduction
  • The liver transplant surgery
  • Going home after the transplant
  • Medic Alert bracelets/ advanced directives
  • Financial aspect of transplantation
  • Social services
  • Hospital tour

For more information, please call (323) 442-5908.

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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033


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USC Hepatobiliary, Pancreas and
Abdominal Organ Transplant

1450 San Pablo Street
Healthcare Consultation Center 4
Suite 6200
Los Angeles, CA 90089

For Liver, Pancreas & Bile Duct Surgery,
please call (323) 442-7172
Fax: (323) 442-7173

For Organ Transplant Information,
please call (323) 442-5908

Fax: (323) 442-5721

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