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Liver transplantation for patients with genetic liver conditions has high survival rate

This study is a first-of-its-kind, single-institution comparison of outcomes for both pediatric and adult patients undergoing liver transplantation for lethal genetic syndromes. Researchers found that children with genetic disorders that cause fibrosis, cirrhosis, and other liver conditions, which can affect other organs, have a good chance of still being alive five — and even 20 years after a liver transplant operation.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-04/aco…

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