Mitochondrial respiratory chain hepatopathies: role of liver transplantation. A case series of five patients.
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- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Hepatic MRCD has a variable presentation. Diagnosis requires the measurement of respiratory chain enzymes on tissue from liver biopsy. Whether to proceed to OLT is a difficult decision given a good outcome in a minority of cases, suggesting that MRCD should not be an absolute contraindication to liver transplantation.
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