Clinical liver transplantation has been performed for more than 25 years. In the 1980s the survival has markedly improved as a result of better patient selection, improved operative techniques, and better understanding of rejection and immunosuppression. This review examines the improvements in liver transplantation that have led to one-year patient survival rates of better than 80%.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Annual review of medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1989|