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World J Transplant. Dec 24, 2012; 2(6): 95-103
Published online Dec 24, 2012. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v2.i6.95
Table 3 Contraindications to small bowel transplant
Absolute contraindications
Neurological disabilities
Life threatening disease unrelated to the digestive system
Non-resectable malignancy
Relative contraindications
Severe immunological deficiencies
Multi-system autoimmune diseases
Inadequate vascular anatomy to warrant long term patency
Prematurity with lung disease