What are the most common reasons for liver transplantation in the US?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Lemi Luu, MD, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

The most common indications for liver transplantation in the United States are as follows:

  • Hepatitis C virus (30%)
  • Alcoholic liver disease (18%)

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