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Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsSPEAKER 1: Welcome to week three of the liver transplantation course. You are now in the position to understand the ins and outs of liver transplantation, the major reasons that a patient may require a new liver, and the maintenance required to keep a new organ healthy for longer. You have heard from our consultant hepatologists and from patients that have received a liver transplant. For the last week of this course, we're going to focus on the future of liver transplantation.

Skip to 0 minutes and 35 secondsWe are going to discuss the biggest challenges to do with patient care, transplant access, and viability. We're going to inform you about the projections for the growing need for liver transplants in the coming years, and we're going to discuss the latest cutting-edge approaches that are designed to minimise the need for liver transplants, improve their outlook, or offer alternative treatments. We hope you enjoy this last week of our course.

Welcome to Week 3

Welcome to the third and final week of our course. In this short video, Dr Zania Stamataki summarises what you can expect from this week’s material.

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Liver Transplant: the Ins and Outs

University of Birmingham