What are the causes of end-stage liver disease necessitating orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTX)?

Updated: Nov 11, 2019
  • Author: Fazal Hussain, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John Karani, MBBS, FRCR  more...
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Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTX) can provide the definitive treatment for patients with ESLD. Causes of ESLD that can necessitate OLTX in adults include the following [20] :


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