Liver transplantation today

J. P. Roberts, C. Forsmark, J. R. Lake, N. L. Ascher

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Clinical liver transplantation has been performed for more than 25 years. In the 1980s the survival has markedly improved as a result of better patient selection, improved operative techniques, and better understanding of rejection and immunosuppression. This review examines the improvements in liver transplantation that have led to one-year patient survival rates of better than 80%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-303
Number of pages17
JournalAnnual review of medicine
StatePublished - 1989

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