This is a known risk, but a low risk, to the donor when participating in a live donor transplant procedure.
I can assure you the hospitals take more than just precautions when candidates are finally selected for this surgery. My oldest daughter Jennifer was my live donor and she went through the identical battery of tests I did when I was testing for entry to the Mayo transplant program.
I'm a passenger on planet Earth and God is driving.
The information expressed is not medical advice. The discussion boards are not intended to replace the services of a trained health professional or to be a substitute for the medical advice of physicians or other healthcare providers. Read the full disclaimer.