Liver transplantation: an update.

  title={Liver transplantation: an update.},
  author={Adnan Said and Michael R Lucey},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={22 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Recent attention in liver transplantation has focused on equity in organ allocation and management of post-transplant complications. RECENT FINDINGS Adoption of the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) for liver allocation has been successful in implementing a system based on medical urgency rather than waiting time. Refinements are being studied in reducing geographic disparities and improving transplant benefit by balancing pre-transplant mortality and post-transplant… CONTINUE READING


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