Cystic fibrosis liver disease: to transplant or not to transplant?

  title={Cystic fibrosis liver disease: to transplant or not to transplant?},
  author={Kathryn L Nash and Jane Collier and John S French and Dan Mckeon and Alexander E. S. Gimson and Neville Victor Jamieson and John Wallwork and Diana Bilton and Graeme J Alexander},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  volume={8 1},
Biliary cirrhosis complicates some adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) and may require transplantation. Cardio-respiratory disease severity varies such that patients may require liver transplantation, heart/lung/liver (triple) grafts or may be too ill for any procedure. A 15-year experience of adults with CF-related liver disease referred for liver transplantation is presented with patient survival as outcome. Twelve patients were listed for triple grafting. Four died of respiratory disease after… CONTINUE READING


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