My father has alcoholic cirrhosis and has been advised liver transplantation? What is liver transplantation?

Liver transplantation is surgical procedure to remove a diseased liver and replace it with a healthy liver. An entire liver may be transplanted, or just a portion of liver may be transplanted. Since liver is the only organ in the body which can rapidly regenerate, a transplanted portion of a liver can rebuild to normal capacity within weeks. A successful liver transplant is a life-saving treatment for people with liver failure, a condition in which the liver no longer works, as it should.
It is of two types:
Deceased donor liver transplantation is a procedure that uses a liver that becomes available when a person dies and his or her family donates the organ for transplantation.
Living Donor Liver transplantation is a procedure, in which a portion of liver is surgically removed from a live donor and transplanted into a recipient.

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