Pediatric liver transplantation: A report from a pediatric surgical unit

@inproceedings{Rao2011PediatricLT,
  title={Pediatric liver transplantation: A report from a pediatric surgical unit},
  author={Sanjay R. Rao and A J D'cruz and Rajiv Aggarwal and Supraja Chandrashekar and Ginigeri Chetan and Gayathri Gopalakrishnan and Stephen P. Dunn},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation is well established worldwide as an effective treatment for end-stage liver disease in children. Acceptance in India has been slow because of considerations of cost, infections, inability to support long-term care, and non-availability of expertise. AIM This study was designed to report our experience with pediatric liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-eight children underwent liver transplantation. RESULTS Biliary atresia was the commonest… CONTINUE READING