Liver allocation and distribution: Possible next steps

Kenneth Washburn, Elizabeth Pomfret, John Roberts

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Abstract

Recent discussions about the distribution of cadaveric liver allografts for transplantation have raised many important issues. Over the past 2 years, a deliberative process including discussions, modeling, a request for information, a public forum, and a concept document has led to a greater focus on a possible path for reducing wait-list mortality. Here we describe that process, our interpretation of the feedback and responses, and possible recommendations. Liver Transpl 17:1005-1012, 2011. © 2011 AASLD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1005-1012
Number of pages8
JournalLiver Transplantation
Volume17
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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