Transplant Patient Resources

Pre-Liver Guide

Before Transplant -- A Guide for You

The Ochsner team has designed a guide to help you along your transplant journey. We take a personal interest in you and your well-being.

We believe very strongly in treating more than just liver disease. We treat the whole person. We aim to restore the quality of your liver, health and life as a whole.

The purpose of your guide is to:

  • Give you the transplant information you need.
  • Encourage you to take the best possible care of yourself.
  • Prepare you for the lifetime commitments that come with a new liver.

Your guide is divided into 3 sections:

  • Understanding the Transplant Process: What I Need to Know
  • Understanding How to Best Care for Myself: Take Five to Thrive
  • Understanding Life after Transplant: Brief Look Ahead to Life with a New Liver

Post-Liver Guide

After Transplant -- A Guide for You

We designed this guide to help you take the best care of your new liver and overall health after transplant. It helps to break down all the information we give you. Your lifetime liver care falls into four major areas:

  • Medicines: Lifeline living after transplant
  • Appointments: Connected living after transplant
  • Prevention: Safe living after transplant
  • Plans: Healthy living after transplant

Simply Put: Medicines, Appointments, Prevention and Plans form your personal map (MAPP) or GPS to smart living after transplant!

The purpose of your guide is to:

  • Understand how important your daily actions are after transplant
  • Have the needed information to best care for yourself and your new liver
  • Know where to find important information when you need it

Your guide is divided into 3 sections:

  • The Basics
  • MAPP Guide
  • Helpful Resources

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