n South African Medical Journal - Selection and work-up for liver transplantation : paediatric hepatobiliary - forum : review
|Article Title||Selection and work-up for liver transplantation : paediatric hepatobiliary - forum : review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand and 2 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Nov 2012|
|Pages||876 - 878|
The evaluation of the liver transplantation candidate is intended to confirm the indication for transplantation, determine the severity of disease, exclude contra-indications, optimise pre-transplantation care and candidate condition, and educate the patient and family on post-procedure expectations. This article is intended as a guide for the appropriate selection and work-up of patients for liver transplantation.
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