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With Liver Donors in Short Supply, Cell Transplants Offer New Options

For many liver disease patients, implantation of a few new cells from a healthy organ may buy time or avoid a full transplant altogether February 17, 2015 |By Jessica Wapner A new approach may provide a stopgap or, in time, an entirely new alternative. Called hepatocyte transplantation, the technique replaces approximately 10 percent of the