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ISRN Hepatology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 696794, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/696794
Review Article

The Role of Interventional Radiology in Treating Complications following Liver Transplantation

Interventional Radiology Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2WB, UK

Received 3 October 2012; Accepted 22 October 2012

Academic Editors: I. Boin, Z. Mathe, and B. Radosevic-Stasic

Copyright © 2013 Homoyoon Mehrzad and Kamarjit Mangat. 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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