Liver & Intestine Transplant

Liver & Intestine Transplant News

  • ISHLT Organ Transplants Delayed in Large US Cities Every day, 20 Americans die waiting for an organ. Physicians say they are disturbed at the role geography plays when they have to watch patients die because of the randomness of where they live.
  • New Risk Model May Help Select Patients With HCC for Liver Transplantation A new risk score to predict five-year survival after liver transplant of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) displayed better prognostic ability than other models when tested in a database of nearly 14,000 patients.

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