The terms of a liver transplant are very strict and specific. The cancerous tumors must be contained within the liver and adhere to a particular number and size. Furthermore, a suitable donor is required, but the number of organs available are extremely limited, which decreases the chances of this option. After the surgery, the patient needs to be monitored carefully to ensure the body does not reject the transplantation. The operation itself is very successful, but waiting for a donor can pose the biggest threat to the patient.
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