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Identification of Primary Nonfunction vs Initial Poor Function of Liver Transplant

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Objective:

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Description:

Patients with a primary nonfunctioning liver transplant have a high mortality and usually need to receive a new transplant as quickly as possible. This needs to be distinguished from initial poor functioning of the transplant, which does not require surgery and which is eventually followed by some degree of liver function.

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