Liver transplant indication and waiting list inclusion


Authors: L. Husová
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum kardiovaskulární a transplantační chirurgie Brno, ředitel doc. MU Dr. Petr Němec, CSc.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2013; 59(8): 658-662
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The authors have presented an overview of indications and inclusion of patients to the liver transplant waiting list in the Brno transplant centre over a period of 30 years from the first liver transplant performed in the Czech Republic (the then Czechoslovakia). The first clinical liver transplant in the Czech Republic was performed on 2 February 1983. Indication for the transplant was a malignant liver tumour. For a period of 30 years (from 2 February 1983 to 15 January 2013) a total of 592 patients were placed on the waiting list and a total of 453 liver transplants were performed. An urgent liver transplant was carried out in 32 patients over the same period of time.

Key words:
orthotopic liver transplantation –  indication –  waiting list


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