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Liver Transplantation

  • By: Jason Palmatier
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Liver transplantation is a surgical procedure whereby a whole liver is removed from a cadaveric donor and implanted into a recipient in an effort to restore normal hepatic function. Used as a primary treatment for end-stage liver disease (ESLD) resulting from ...

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