42. Selection and Timing of Liver Transplantation

  1. Eugene R. Schiff MD, MACP, FRCP2,
  2. Willis C. Maddrey MD, MACP, FRCP3 and
  3. Michael F. Sorrell MD, FACP4
  1. Richard B. Freeman Jr. MD

Published Online: 31 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950509.ch42

Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition

Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition

How to Cite

Freeman, R. B. (2011) Selection and Timing of Liver Transplantation, in Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, Eleventh Edition (eds E. R. Schiff, W. C. Maddrey and M. F. Sorrell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950509.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Liver Diseases and Schiff Liver Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

  3. 4

    University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654682

Online ISBN: 9781119950509

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Keywords:

  • liver transplantation (LT) elements;
  • LT, selection and timing;
  • LT success;
  • MELD score;
  • PELD scores;
  • hepatocellular cancer;
  • pulmonary syndromes;
  • portopulmonary hypertension (PPH);
  • fulminant hepatic failure;
  • living donor liver transplantation (LDLT)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Selection of candidates for liver transplantation

  • Timing of liver transplantation

  • Annotated references

  • References