Evolution of liver transplantation in Europe: report of the European Liver Transplant Registry.

@article{Adam2003EvolutionOL,
  title={Evolution of liver transplantation in Europe: report of the European Liver Transplant Registry.},
  author={Ren{\'e} A Adam and Paul Mcmaster and John G O'grady and Denis Castaing and Jurgen L Klempnauer and N. S. D. Jamieson and Peter Neuhaus and Jan P M Lerut and Mauro Salizzoni and Stephen Pollard and Ferdinand Muhlbacher and Xavier Rogiers and Juan Carlos Garc{\'i}a Valdecasas and J. Iglesias Berenguer and Daniel Jaeck and E Moreno gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={1231-43}
}
The European Liver Transplant Registry (ELTR) currently allows for the analysis of 44,286 liver transplantations (LTs) performed on 39,196 patients in a 13-year period. After an exponential increase, the number of LTs is plateauing due to a lack of organs. To cope with this, alternatives to cadaveric LT, such as split LT, domino LT, or living-related LT (LRLT) are being used increasingly. They now account for 11% of all procedures. One of the most important findings in the evolution of LT is… CONTINUE READING
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