July 4, 2011

Major Challenges Limiting Liver Transplantation in the United States.


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This review analyzes the current challenges of liver transplantation given the discrepancy between the number of donors and patients on the waiting list. It discusses new areas of investigation that address some of these issues, such as expanding the donor pool, treatment of recurrent hepatitis C post-transplant and early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma, with appropriate selection of patients who would benefit from transplant.

Liver Transplantation

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