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Liver Transplant (cont.)

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liver transplant, liver transplants, liver transplantation, orthotopic liver transplants, hepatology, ascites, encephalopathy, cirrhosis, United Network for Organ Sharing, UNOS, liver donor, organ donor, live donor, living donor, Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, MELD, pediatric end-stage liver disease, PELD, rejection, liver biopsy, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, acetaminophen (Tylenol) poisoning, medications for hepatitis C, current and future medications for hepatitis C, living donor transplant, transplantation team, search for a donor, liver disease, preventing rejection, pretransplantation medications, complications after liver transplant, posttransplantation medications

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Liver Transplantation »

Research into the possibility of liver transplantation (LT) started before the 1960s with the pivotal baseline work of Thomas Starzl in Chicago and Boston, where the initial LT techniques were researched in dogs.

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