Recent advances in pediatric liver transplantation.

Debora Kogan-Liberman, Sukru Emre, Benjamin L. Shneider

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Abstract

Pediatric liver transplantation has matured into a well-established, highly successful treatment for advanced pediatric liver disease. Recent 1-year success rates range from 85% to 95%. This unprecedented achievement is the result of careful selection criteria and optimal timing of transplantation, technical advances in surgical technique, and improved treatment following transplant. This report highlights many recent published findings representing advances that have led to current successful approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-97
Number of pages14
JournalCurrent gastroenterology reports
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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