Current Status of Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation in the United States

Erik L. Lum, Andrés Cárdenas, Paul Martin, Suphamai Bunnapradist

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Abstract

On August 10, 2017, a formal policy was enacted in the United States that defined listing criteria for simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation and priority for patients who received a liver transplantation (LT) and subsequently developed significant kidney disease after LT. This article reviews and summarizes the rationale for such policies, the policies themselves, and the potential impact on LT candidates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)797-806
Number of pages10
JournalLiver Transplantation
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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