The field of liver transplantation has evolved slowly over the past 5 years. The most important new additions to this field include new immunosuppressive agents and greatly broadened recipient selection criteria. The most compelling problem in transplantation today remains the lack of suitable donors. Innovative surgical techniques, such as auxiliary liver transplantation, extracorporeal support and living-related donation, represent new and important additions to the approach to patients with liver disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - 1995|
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