Controversies in combined liver-kidney transplantation: indications and outcomes.

  title={Controversies in combined liver-kidney transplantation: indications and outcomes.},
  author={Connie L. Davis},
  journal={Transplantation reviews},
  volume={22 1},
Controversy surrounds simultaneous transplantation of a kidney and a liver because the practice is increasing, and organs for transplant are limited. Not only do recipients of both organs use 2 rather than 1 organ, but the kidney in dual transplantation jumps to the front of a very long kidney wait-list. Furthermore, there is suspicion that some patients who undergo combined liver and kidney transplantation may have reversible renal failure. Likewise, inappropriate liver transplantation in… CONTINUE READING

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