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Improvements in intestine transplantation.

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Summary of "Improvements in intestine transplantation."

Transplantation of the intestine in children has presented significant challenges even as it has become a standard to treat nutritional failure due to short gut syndrome. These challenges have been addressed in part by significant improvements in short and long-term care. Noteworthy enhancements include reduced need for intestine transplantation, drug-sparing immunosuppressive regimens, immune monitoring, and improved surveillance and management of PTLD and non-adherence.

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Name: Seminars in pediatric surgery
ISSN: 1532-9453
Pages: 267-272

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