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Severely steatotic grafts for liver transplantation: Not to be discarded but in need of reconditioning.

08:00 EDT 22nd October 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Name: Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society
ISSN: 1527-6473
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