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Is Mayo Clinic still the best hospital for a liver transplant?

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As of 2015, Mayo Clinic is still the best hospital for a liver transplant, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic number one in the nation for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery. The practice of gastroenterology includes liver transplantation, according to PubMed Central.

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Is Mayo Clinic still the best hospital for a liver transplant?
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Mayo Clinic received an overall score of 100 out of 100 to earn the top ranking, notes U.S. News & World Report. More than 56 percent of the gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons who responded to the U.S. News & World Report survey named Mayo Clinic as one of the best hospitals for very challenging patients.

Mayo Clinic performs living-donor liver transplants and domino liver transplants in adults, explains its website. The hospital also uses deceased-donor livers or part of a liver from living adult donor to perform liver transplants in children.

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