Liver Transplantation in the Elderly: An Evidence Based Review on Patient Outcome, Selection and Management Strategies

This review addresses three questions pertaining to liver transplantation of the elderly: (1) Is liver transplantation in the elderly feasible? (2) How to select elderly patients who have a realistic chance of long-term survival and high quality of life after transplantation? (3) How to improve medical management of elderly patients who have undergone liver transplantation?

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Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
Yu, L.
Date Published: 
2014-01