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Present Status of Clinical Liver Transplantation Based on a Review of 5 Centres: Pittsburgh, Cambridge, Hannover, Innsbruck and Groningen

  • R. A. F. Krom
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Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 10)

Abstract

From 1963–1983 555 liver transplantations have been performed (Table I). A total of 155 patients were alive in 1983; 81 patients survived more than one year, 23 more than 5 years and 5 even beyond 10 years (Table II). The actuarial one year survival was 35%. The results of more recent years are further improving to 60 and 70% (1).

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