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Case Reports in Transplantation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 309545, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/309545
Case Report

Acute Liver Failure Occurring during the First Trimester of Pregnancy Successfully Treated with Living Donor Liver Transplantation

1Department of Gastroenterology and Nephrology, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8677, Japan
2Department of General Surgery, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8677, Japan
3Department of Reproductive Medicine, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8677, Japan
4Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8677, Japan

Received 1 October 2013; Accepted 13 November 2013

Academic Editors: D. Capone, C. F. Classen, C. Costa, and F. Keller

Copyright © 2013 Naoya Kanogawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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