Current status of liver transplantation in children.

@article{Mcdiarmid2003CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of liver transplantation in children.},
  author={S Mcdiarmid},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={1335-74}
}
  • S Mcdiarmid
  • Published 2003 in Pediatric clinics of North America
There are two critical issues on opposite ends of the timeline for patients who are eligible for liver transplantation. On the one hand, the crisis in the cadaveric organ supply makes surviving to transplant ever more risky. On the other hand, patients who receive successful transplants face the consequences of long-term immunosuppression and its potentially life-threatening complications. The donor shortage is forcing difficult decisions that affect all patients who await liver transplantation… CONTINUE READING

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