Role of living liver donation

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7426.1287-b (Published 27 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1287

Requirement for transplantation is high

  1. Roger Williams, professor
  1. Institute of Hepatology, University College London, London WC1E 6HX

    EDITOR–Neuberger and Price make a good case that living liver donation should be available in the NHS, and one might well ask why this is taking so long when the procedure has been in use so widely over the past five years.1

    There is certainly a need for more liver transplant operations as the figures quoted for 2002 show: 62 deaths in patients …

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