Being on call for the liver transplant team

24th October, 2013 5:49
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Mr Charles Imber provides an insight into his work with the liver transplant team at the Royal Free Hospital…

It’s 45 years since the first liver transplant was done in the UK and, today, around 650 such operations are carried out in British liver transplant centres each year. Mr Charles Imber, one of the lead surgeons in the liver implant team at the Royal Free Hospital in London, describes what it’s like to be responsible for regular liver transplants.

“I am part of a large team of other surgeons and health professionals who work together to implant a suitable liver into a patient on the recipient waiting list ...