LIVER TRANSPLANTATION FOR TYPE I GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE

J. Jeffrey Malatack, Shunzaburo Iwatsuki, J. Carlton Gartner, Thomas Roe, David N. Finegold, Byers W. Shaw, Basil J. Zitelli, Thomas E. Starzl

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Abstract

A 161/2-year-old girl with type I glycogen storage disease was treated by orthotopic liver transplantation under cyclosporin/steroid immunosuppression. All metabolic stigmata of the disease were relieved and 1 year postoperatively she follows a normal diet and lifestyle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1073-1075
Number of pages3
JournalThe Lancet
Volume321
Issue number8333
DOIs
StatePublished - May 14 1983
Externally publishedYes

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    Jeffrey Malatack, J., Iwatsuki, S., Carlton Gartner, J., Roe, T., Finegold, D. N., Shaw, B. W., Zitelli, B. J., & Starzl, T. E. (1983). LIVER TRANSPLANTATION FOR TYPE I GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE. The Lancet, 321(8333), 1073-1075. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(83)91910-4