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Liver transplant - series

Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Patients require hospital care for one to four weeks after liver transplant, depending on the degree of illness. After liver transplantation, patients must take immunosuppressive medications for the rest of their lives to prevent immune rejection of the transplanted organ.

Update Date 5/1/2012

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