Rapid Reversal of Parenteral-Nutrition-Associated Cirrhosis Following Isolated Intestinal Transplantation

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Liver disease and the development of hepatic fibrosis are complications associated with total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Patients developing cirrhosis and portal hypertension in the setting of intestinal failure have a high mortality and may require combined liver and intestinal transplantation which carries much higher morbidity and mortality than… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-009-0914-7

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