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October 1981

Past and Future Prospects of Orthoptic Liver Transplantation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Arch Surg. 1981;116(10):1342-1343. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1981.01380220086013
Abstract

• The hopes for liver transplantation have been increased by experience with the new immunosuppresive drug cyclosporin A. Optimal therapy with cyclosporin A has required steroid therapy, but the amounts of prednisone used have been a small fraction of those used in the past.

(Arch Surg 1981;116:1342-1343)

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