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During an Organ Donation

Surgery

Q: How long is the donor surgery?

A: The surgery itself takes 3-4 hours. The surgery is done laparoscopically, which is minimally invasive. 

Q: How long am I in the hospital? 

A: You will be in the hospital 48-72 hours. You will be given pain medication to help with the discomfort of the surgery. 

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