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Episode from the podcastSurgery 101

25. Liver Transplantation

Released Thursday, 6th January 2011
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In this episode, Dr James Shapiro discusses liver transplantation. Topics covered include:
  • the history of transplantation
  • indications for liver transplant including acute liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma
  • selection of recipients and donors
  • surgical approaches for liver transplantation
  • post-operative complications
  • immunosuppression after liver transplant
  • long term outcomes


Running time: 27:03