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Alex G Cuenca,1,2 Heidi Yeh1
1Division of Transplant Surgical procedure, Division of Surgical procedure, Massachusetts Normal Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2Division of Surgical procedure, Boston Kids’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Correspondence: Heidi Yeh E mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary: Over the past 50 years, appreciable advances have been made in pediatric liver transplantation. The long-term 10-year affected person and graft survival following pediatric liver transplant have improved significantly to higher than 90% and 75%, respectively. With longer residing grafts, sufferers are actually battling completely different points, similar to the implications and morbidity of immunosuppression and/or continual hospitalization. This assessment will focus on among the present outcomes and obstacles in pediatric liver transplantation, similar to sequelae of long-term upkeep immunosuppression, worsened neurocognitive improvement, and shortages in allografts that result in waitlist mortality. Although the longer term is brilliant and definitely higher than it as soon as was, there are clearly areas of within the long-term scientific care of those sufferers that deserve focus and a spotlight. This assessment will spotlight a few of these ideas, in addition to novel methods to deal with and deal with a few of these points on this complicated and fragile affected person inhabitants.
Key phrases: liver transplant, outcomes, immunosuppression, neurodevelopmental, socioeconomic, pediatric
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