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The use of marginal heart beating donor livers for transplantation in the United kingdom.

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BACKGROUND: This study investigated the use of deceased heart-beating donor livers offered for transplantation during a 10-year period, during which there has been an increasing disparity between organ supply and demand in the United Kingdom. METHODS: Summary data from the National Transplant Database were analyzed on all 7107 heart-beating cadaveric donor livers offered for transplantation in the United Kingdom between 1996 and 2006, with particular attention to livers that were not retrieve...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Forsythe, JL More by this author
Mumford, LL More by this author
Wigmore, SJ More by this author
Journal:
Transplantation
Volume:
84
Issue:
1
Pages:
70-74
Publication date:
2007-07-05
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EISSN:
1534-6080
ISSN:
0041-1337
URN:
uuid:d19755a6-6039-463a-8143-1046d271c30c
Source identifiers:
144888
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pubs:144888

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