The optimal level of immunosuppression in solid organ transplantation in particular for the liver is a delicate balance between the benefit of preventing rejection and the adverse side effects of immunosuppression. The asian liver transplant network altn held its inaugural meeting in singapore in november 2016 and aimed to provide an asian perspective on aspects of immunosuppression following liver transplantation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of certain research blood tests both genetic blood tests and immunologic blood tests which may help tell which liver transplant patients can stop taking immunosuppressive drugs without rejecting their newly transplanted livers. The purpose of this review is to highlight the unique aspects of managing immunosuppression in pediatric liver transplant recipients relative to adult in contrast to adult transplant recipients lt in pediatric patients is usually curative and recurrence of the underlying liver disease is uncommon. In the setting of our pediatric living donor liver transplantation ldlt 87 patients 150 of all the patients significantly higher proportion compared with those of other transplant centers achieved complete withdrawal of immunosuppression which is referred to as operational tolerance
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