What is the role of liver transplantation in cirrhosis?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Liver transplantation has emerged as an important strategy in the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis. Patients should be referred for consideration of liver transplantation after the first signs of hepatic decompensation.


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