UTMB Health's Medicare-approved Liver Transplant program was established in 2008. The Texas Transplant Center offers patient centered services and outstanding communication with patients and referring physicians. Our program has the specialized surgical expertise, advanced imaging technology and leading research that you would expect from a top academic medical center.
This brief 4 minute video will provide patients with basic information about the liver, what the liver does when it is functioning normally, and will review liver disease. It will cover some of the causes of liver disease and symptoms patients typically have. It will discuss why and at what point some patients may be referred to the UTMB transplant center for liver transplantation.