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Pediatric Liver Grafts Well-tolerated in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients

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“There was no difference in patient and graft survival between adult recipients transplanted with liver grafts from pediatric and adult donors,” Kristopher P. Croome, MD, and colleagues at the department of transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., wrote. “The short-term and long-term survival analyses presented herein support the use of these organs when they have been declined for all available pediatric recipients.”

The researchers looked at all liver transplant recipients from Feb. 27, 2002 to Nov. 30, 2014 who ...

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