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Organ transplantation using organs donated after death is now the preferred treatment for many end-stage organ failures and is life-changing and life saving for recipients. Outcomes from transplantation are excellent, for example a third of liver transplant recipients are alive 30 years following transplant. Unfortunately, the demand for donor organs outstrips supply. This talk reviews current practice and recommendations.
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1 November 2020
31 October 2023
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