Liver transplantation in children.

  title={Liver transplantation in children.},
  author={Christoph Erich Broelsch and Martin Burdelski and Peter Neuhaus and Werner Lauchart and Johannes Brodehl and Rudolf Pichlmayr},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie : organ der Deutschen, der Schweizerischen und der Osterreichischen Gesellschaft fur Kinderchirurgie = Surgery in infancy and childhood},
  volume={38 1},
Liver transplantation in children is still rarely performed although the prognosis for children with benign and final-stage liver disease and individual cases with unresectable hepatomas is acceptable. This report is based on the cases of eight children who underwent liver transplantation, in five cases for end-stage cirrhosis and in three cases for hepatoma. There was early mortality in only one case while in all the others development and rehabilitation were remarkable. For patients with… CONTINUE READING


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