Liver transplantation for Wilson's disease: indications and outcome.

  title={Liver transplantation for Wilson's disease: indications and outcome.},
  author={Michael L. Schilsky and I. Herbert Scheinberg and Irmin Sternlieb},
  volume={19 3},
The objective of this study was to determine the indications for and results of liver transplantation in patients with Wilson's disease on the basis of results of a survey with retrospective review of data obtained on 55 transplants performed at centers in the United States and Europe. The study group comprised 32 females and 23 males, aged 8.5 to 51 yr, with features diagnostic of Wilson's disease. Indication for orthotopic liver transplantation included hepatic insufficiency (n = 32… CONTINUE READING


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