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Is this really the current status of small bowel transplantation in the UK?
  1. G L Gupte1,
  2. S V Beath1,
  3. A J W Millar1,
  4. D A Kelly1
  1. Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr G L Gupte
    Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH, UK; girish.gupte{at}bch.nhs.uk

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We read with interest the article on “The current status of small bowel transplantation in the UK and internationally” by Middleton et al (Gut 2005;54:1650–7). This is a timely article about the improving worldwide outcome following small bowel transplantation but does not fully reflect the status of small bowel transplantation in the UK. In the UK, the Department of Health through NSCAG (National Specialist Commissioning Advisory Group) recognises and funds three units for small bowel transplantation (2 adult centres—Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and St James Hospital, Leeds; and a …

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