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Intestinal transplantation

Tzakis, AG and Todo, S and Starzl, TE (1994) Intestinal transplantation. Annual Review of Medicine, 45. 79 - 91. ISSN 0066-4219

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Abstract

Intestinal transplantation is often the only alternative form of treatment for patients dependent on total parenteral nutrition for survival. Although a limited number of intestinal transplantations have been performed, results with FK 506 immunosuppression are comparable to those for other organ transplants. The impact of successful intestinal transplantation on gastroenterology will likely be similar to the impact of kidney and liver transplantation on nephrology and hepatology.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Tzakis, AG
Todo, S
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 25 May 1994
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Annual Review of Medicine
Volume: 45
Page Range: 79 - 91
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1146/annurev.med.45.1.79
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0066-4219
Article Type: Review
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062113844, Starzl CV No. 1591
PubMed ID: 7515221
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:27
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 11:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4977

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