Liver transplantation in the pediatric population: Indications and monitoring

H. H. A-Kader, F. C. Ryckman, W. F. Balistreri

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Abstract

Advances in immunosuppressive therapy and surgical technique have brought liver transplantation to an effective therapeutic option for children with end-stage liver disease. The indications and contraindications for transplantation, recipient selection, ethical and financial considerations, and quality of life after transplantation are outlined in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-167
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Transplantation
Volume5
Issue number2 II
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

Keywords

  • contraindications
  • indications
  • pediatric liver transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation

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