Expanding split liver transplants critical to stop children ‘dying on the waitlist’

Expanding access to split liver transplants and adopting a “split first” policy on donor livers will significantly reduce mortality on the pediatric waitlist, noted a presenter at the American Transplant Congress 2022.“This is not data that we want to see: There is significant mortality on the pediatric waitlist in the United States,” Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, professor of surgery, surgical director of liver transplantation and executive medical director of pediatric abdominal transplantation at the University of Minnesota, told attendees. “In 2020, we did 500Read More

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