Schedules & Forms

Labs

For the first month following transplant you will have your labs drawn twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays.  The table below shows a normal lab schedule for a liver transplant patient. 

Months Post Transplant

Lab Schedule

1

Monday and Thursday

2-6

Every Monday

7-12

Every other Monday

> 1 year

1st Monday of every month

  

Biopsies

Liver rejection is usually diagnosed by looking at the liver function tests. Your doctor may suspect that you have rejection if any of these numbers are increased from the normal range.  This could be confirmed by a liver biopsy.