Hepatocyte transplantation: clinical and experimental application

  title={Hepatocyte transplantation: clinical and experimental application},
  author={Kazuo Ohashi and Frank Park and Mark A. Kay},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Medicine},
Hepatocyte transplantation has been proposed as an alternative to whole-organ transplantation to support many forms of hepatic insufficiency. Based on a significant body of work, the technique of hepatocyte transplantation has recently moved into the clinic in order to reestablish liver function without organ transplantation or to bridge the time between whole-organ liver transplantation. In addition, hepatocyte transplantation has also been proposed as a liver-directed gene therapy for a… CONTINUE READING