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Liver transplant for cholestatic liver diseases.
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PMID:  23540507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Cholestatic liver diseases include a group of diverse disorders with different epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical course, and prognosis. Despite significant advances in the clinical care of patients with cholestatic liver diseases, liver transplant (LT) remains the only definitive therapy for end-stage liver disease, regardless of the underlying cause. As per the United Network for Organ Sharing database, the rate of cadaveric LT for cholestatic liver disease was 18% in 1991, 10% in 2000, and 7.8% in 2008. This review summarizes the available evidence on various common and rare cholestatic liver diseases, disease-specific issues, and pertinent aspects of LT.
Authors:
Andres F Carrion; Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in liver disease     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1557-8224     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Liver Dis     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9710002     Medline TA:  Clin Liver Dis     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-59     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 Northwest 14th Street, Suite 310E, Miami, FL 33136, USA.
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