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Survival after Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: A Follow-up Report of Two Patients

Br Med J 1970; 3 doi: (Published 22 August 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;3:436

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  1. R. Y. Calne,
  2. Roger Williams


    Two adult patients with terminal fatal liver disease were treated by orthotopic transplantation. One survived 11 months and died as a result of recurrent biliary intra-abdominal sepsis; the other patient is alive and well in the 18th month after transplantation and has virtually normal liver function. It is concluded that liver grafting can provide valuable therapy.