Elective liver transplantation for the treatment of classical maple syrup urine disease.

@article{Strauss2006ElectiveLT,
  title={Elective liver transplantation for the treatment of classical maple syrup urine disease.},
  author={K. R. Strauss and George V Mazariegos and Rakesh Sindhi and R. Burke Squires and David Finegold and Gerard. Vockley and D. Lowell Robinson and Christine Hendrickson and Mumtaz Virji and Lorna J Cropcho and Erik G. Puffenberger and William Mcghee and Lee Seward and D. Holmes Morton},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={557-64}
}
An 8.5-year-old girl with classical maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) required liver transplantation for hypervitaminosis A and was effectively cured of MSUD over an 8-year clinical follow-up period. We developed a collaborative multidisciplinary effort to evaluate the effects of elective liver transplantation in 10 additional children (age range 1.9-20.5… CONTINUE READING