Clinical and histological outcomes following living-related liver transplantation in children.

@article{Dattani2014ClinicalAH,
  title={Clinical and histological outcomes following living-related liver transplantation in children.},
  author={Nikesh Dattani and Alastair J Baker and Alberto Quaglia and Hector Vilca Melendez and Mohamed Rela and Nigel D. Heaton},
  journal={Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={164-71}
}
OBJECTIVES Living-related liver transplantation (LRLT) was developed to increase the donor pool of size-matched organs for children. In the UK only one centre performed LRLT between 1993 and 2008. This study reports the clinical and histological outcomes following adult-to-paediatric LRLT at our centre. METHODS Forty-six LRLTs were reviewed. Recipients had a mean age, weight and PELD score of 2.4years (range 0.5-11years), 11.0kg (3.7-32.3kg) and 11.7 (-20.3 to 49.1) respectively. The… CONTINUE READING
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