The International Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) Registry | was developed to formally assess the outcomes after living liver donation as well as identify modifiable factors of outcomes. 

Project Summary:

  • International LDLT Registry for both donors and recipients
  • Prospective enrolment with a 90 day follow up 
  • Retrospective capture of outcomes at 12 months postoperatively.
  • PubMed citable co-authorship for up to four collaborators per team.
  • Access the raw data (after approval) for future studies. 
  • Centre recruitment is now open.
  • The official LDLT Registry recruitment start date is 1st of September 2023. 

How can you get involved?

  • Access the study protocol
  • Form a team of up to 3 people to collect data. 
  • Identify an additional local auditor (data monitor, not a surgeon)
  • Register your participation
  • Obtain necessary local approvals (if required)
  • Submit cases to our electronic Case Report Form (eCRF)

We would be delighted to welcome you to collaborate with us. is open for participation to any surgeon, anesthesiologist, hepatologist, critical care physician and their team (maximum 3 members per team) performing LDLT worldwide. 

Auditors (data monitors) will be assigned to monitor the adherence to the registry protocol as well as auditing the quality of data collection of the different participating centers.

All members will have unlimited access to their own submitted data as well as access to the whole dataset for publication upon a formal request from the Committees. 

There will be group authorship for all members in all publications derived from this project.

Next steps:


The Team


Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology Correspondence
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