n South African Medical Journal - Selection and work-up for liver transplantation : paediatric hepatobiliary - forum : review

Volume 102, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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