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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2015, Article ID 765957, 9 pages
Research Article

Growing Up: Not an Easy Transition—Perspectives of Patients and Parents regarding Transfer from a Pediatric Liver Transplant Center to Adult Care

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
2Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Transplant Services, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
3Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Health Science Research Building (HSRB), Suite No. E200, Office No. 216, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

Received 10 August 2015; Revised 19 October 2015; Accepted 19 October 2015

Academic Editor: Daisuke Morioka

Copyright © 2015 Sona Chandra 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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