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Anonymous live liver donor: the Good Samaritan Stranger

Living donor liver transplantation is a proven option for end-stage liver disease. In a new study, a pioneering multi-organ transplantation programme in Canada critically reviews the motivations and facilitators of anonymous adult living liver donors over a 12-year period, providing insights into how we can push forward ethical living organ donation for transplantation.

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Fig. 1: Anonymous living liver donor programme at University of Toronto, Canada.

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Fisher, R.A. Anonymous live liver donor: the Good Samaritan Stranger. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 16, 650–651 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41575-019-0207-x

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