Recent Advances in Liver Transplantation

Wiesner, Russell H.; Rakela, Jorge; Ishitani, Michael B.; Mulligan, David C.; Spivey, James R.; Steers, Jeffery L.; Krom, Ruud A.F.
February 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p197
Academic Journal
Provides information on advances in liver transplantation. Problem with shortages in donor organs; Changes in the liver allocation policy; Concern over recurrent disease, particularly hepatitis C; Use of pegylated interferon in combination with ribavirin to prevent recurrence of hepatitis C; Recommendation for tailoring immunosuppressive regimens to the individual patient.


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