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Liver Transplants May Become Much Safer


Liver Transplants May Become Much Safer
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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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