Recent advances in hepatic transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh.


Journal Article

FK506 undoubtedly improved the survival advantage of hepatic allotransplantation. Hepatic-intestinal and multivisceral transplantation has also become a feasible therapy for patients with combined intestinal and liver failure. With better understanding of the immunologic and metabolic aspects of allo- and xenotransplantation, further clinical attempts to transplant animal organs to humans may be considered with the hope for a better outcome in the very near future.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Abu-Elmagd, K; Bronsther, O; Jain, A; Irish, W; Ramos, H; Marino, IR; Dodson, F; Selby, R; Doyle, H; Furukawa, H

Published Date

  • 1993

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 137 - 152

PubMed ID

  • 7522528

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7522528

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-9016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States