Liver Transplants May Become Much Saferi
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    George Putic
    May 03, 2016 7:35 PM
    Although human liver transplants have been performed since 1963, it remains a complicated and risky surgery. About 28 percent of recipients die within five years. Now, a new procedure being developed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is showing great promise by better preserving organs during the transplant process. VOA’s George Putic reports.

    Liver Transplants May Become Much Safer

    George Putic

    Published May 03, 2016

    Although human liver transplants have been performed since 1963, it remains a complicated and risky surgery. About 28 percent of recipients die within five years. Now, a new procedure being developed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is showing great promise by better preserving organs during the transplant process. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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