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The current status of small bowel transplantation in the UK and internationally
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    Authors' reply: Small intestinal transplantation

    Dear Editor,

    Dr Gupte and colleagues conclude that our article "does not acknowledge the contribution of the paediatric experience in this developing field" Nonetheless, the article does outline the development of small intestinal transplantation internationally for both adults and paediatrics and includes all of the paediatric outcome data submitted to the international registry, which we believe does include t...

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    Is this really the current status of small bowel transplantation in the UK?
    • Girish L Gupte, Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist
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      • Sue V Beath, Alastair JW Millar, Deirdre A Kelly

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the article on ‘The current status of small bowel transplantation in the UK and internationally’ by Middleton et al.[1] 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 Commissio...

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